September 18: DENVER: Public outcry is immense in response to a recording is released by reporter Jane McCrory which shows gruesome images of inhumane corporate experimentation on technomancers. These experiments including children, most of whom were kidnapped from their families. 
December 1: UCAS: The technomancer registration bill is passed into law. 
December 1: EGYPT: Alexandria and Cairo become havens for technomancers and hackers after the Coptic Pope issues a proclamation offering sanctuary to any who are “People of the Book.” Underground railroads are formed across Asia and Europe to bring them into Egypt. 
December 5: JAPAN: The Diet passes a bill requiring mandatory testing of children for technomancer abilities. Empress Hitomi establishes a government school for young and latent technomancers. 
December 25: SOX: French military units launch a multi-prong attack against corporate facilities in the SOX area. 
Famed anarchist terrorist Duruti Leon stages a massive campaign of terrorist attacks and assassinations against the citizens of Munich, targeting the rich, corrupted, and beautiful people and corporate execs of the city. After learning that he was being manipulated by NeoNET media subsidiary Neue Bavaria Simsense Studios, he starts a poison gas attack against NeoNET's tent at Oktoberfest and kills himself.
The world has recovered somewhat from the Crash 2.0 of 2064. The new Wireless Matrix has replaced the old cyberspace. New corporate superpowers have arisen while others vanished.