anonymity

tor

This SIM Card Forces All of Your Mobile Data Through Tor

"This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance."
Joseph Cox
10.22.18
OpSec

Forensic Linguist Says 'Lodestar' Can't Tell Us Who Burned Trump in New York Times Op-Ed

Guessing the anonymous author of the Trump op-ed in The New York Times based on the use of the word ‘lodestar’ is “entirely useless,” according to a forensic linguist.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.18
Impulse Controls

Can You Get Addicted to Trolling?

It’s becoming increasingly evident that, for some people, trolling isn’t just playing an asshole on the internet.
Virginia Pelley
9.6.17
Anonymize this

Your 'Anonymous' Browsing Data Isn't Actually Anonymous

Researchers said it was "trivial" to identify users and view their browsing habits in purchased 'anonymous' browsing data.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.3.17
Social Media

An Indonesian Instagram Account Is Destroying Celeb Reputations with Gossip

Lambe Turah has millions of followers and zero accountability.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
5.2.17
Special Case

How Twitter Sued the Trump Administration and Won Almost Instantly

Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection on Thursday. By Friday morning, the government withdrew its subpoena for the user information of @ALT_uscis.
Sarah Jeong
4.7.17
Bitcoin

This Open Source Tool Can Map Out Bitcoin Payments

Again: Bitcoin is not anonymous.
Joseph Cox
7.18.16
Power

​Tor Is Teaming Up With Researchers To Protect Users From FBI Hacking

Anonymous browsing is about to get more secure.
Janus Kopfstein
6.19.16
Power

​A Tool to Check If Your Dark Web Site Really Is Anonymous

‘OnionScan' will probe dark web sites for security weaknesses.
Joseph Cox
4.6.16
politics

Countries that Use Tor Most Are Either Highly Repressive or Highly Liberal

A study finds Tor usage peaks at both ends of the political repression spectrum.
Joseph Cox
4.6.16
London

Canadian Librarians Must Be Ready to Fight the Feds on Running a Tor Node

"I would like to see them try."
Jordan Pearson
3.16.16
Opinión

The Rebranding of 4chan Founder Moot

Digital native Chris Poole rebranded himself. Can he rebrand online anonymity?
Carles Buzz
3.11.16