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Impulse Controls
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
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
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
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
Bitcoin

This Open Source Tool Can Map Out Bitcoin Payments

Again: Bitcoin is not anonymous.
Joseph Cox
7.18.16
power
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
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
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
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
Opinion
Opinion

The Rebranding of 4chan Founder Moot

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

How You Move Your Mouse Could Help Others Track You—Even on Tor

A researcher claims to have devised a way to create a unique fingerprint based on your mouse movements, which could be used to expose even Tor users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.9.16
apps
apps

Advertisers Only Need Four Apps To Identify You

Just four apps are enough to learn who a user is, even when anonymized.
Kari Paul
2.23.16