Joseph Cox

News

The Met Police Need to Fess Up If They're Secretly Monitoring Phones in London

The Met won't confirm or deny whether they're behind the fake phone masts grabbing information from Londoners' phones, meaning we have no idea whether the tech is being used responsibly.
Joseph Cox
6.11.15
Stuff

This Is How Europe Takes Drugs in 2014

Our handy heatmaps will make you proud/appalled to be British.
Joseph Cox, Graphics: Alex Vissaridis
6.4.14
News

The Yemeni Man Suing BT for America's Deadly Drone Attacks

Mohammed al-Qawli lost two relatives; he now wants to hold BT to account for their alleged role in the killings.
Joseph Cox
5.23.14
Stuff

The Future of Journalism in an Age of Government Surveillance

How our governments are waging a war on whistleblowers.
Joseph Cox
2.11.14
tech

How Private Contractors Are Profiting from Government Surveillance

Authorities can't do all that snooping by themselves.
Joseph Cox
2.11.14
Stuff

Buying Your Drugs Online Is Good for You

The internet knows a lot more about harm reduction than anyone else.
Joseph Cox
1.24.14
tech

How Jihadists Use the Internet

Islamic extremists probably know how to work the web better than you.
Joseph Cox
1.14.14
News

Benzo Fury and NBOMe Are Going to the Legal High Graveyard

But as soon as one dies, three more pop up in its place.
Joseph Cox
12.2.13
News

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

So why aren't the Indian authorities investigating?
Joseph Cox
11.25.13
tech

Good News, Drug Users – Silk Road Is Back!

The admin gave me early access to version 2.0.
Joseph Cox
11.6.13
News

Buy 'Illegal!' Magazine So Its Vendors Can Buy More Drugs

Copenhagen has come up with a new way to help drug addicts and fight street crime.
Joseph Cox
9.17.13