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
Remembering Things

10 Years After Burial’s Unmasking, He's Still a Superhero

A decade ago this month, Burial revealed his identity on MySpace—is it now impossible to have a secret one?
Kyle MacNeill
8.16.18
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
SURVEILLANCE

Whistleblower Exhibition Exposes Surveillance Age Vigilantes

A Danish exhibition showcases multimedia work about vigilantes like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.
DJ Pangburn
8.4.17
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
apps

The "Anti-Social Media" App for Sharing Your Mundane Moments

Once a day, at random, the app Minutiae’s users anonymously share the most mundane moments of their lives.
DJ Pangburn
5.25.17
Features

For ItaloJohnson, Anonymity Is More Than a Gimmick

Ahead of their debut US show, the reclusive DJ trio agreed to a rare interview and deliver a scorching mix.
Jesse Weiss
5.3.17
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
sexual assault

​Woman in Derrick Rose Gang Rape Case Must Be Named During Trial, Judge Rules

We talked to a legal expert about why anonymity is one of the biggest factors that encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward.
Kimberly Lawson
9.21.16
Art

This Artist Turned His Entire Online Life into Public Portraits

Emails? Texts? Skype calls and a 3D-printed sculpture made from personal data? Mark Farid wants you to see it all.
DJ Pangburn
9.7.16
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