Researchers Are Liberating Thousands of Pages of Forgotten Hacking History From the Government

Using FOIA, they’ve already published NASA’s official report about the infamous WANK worm.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

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
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based photographer Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and raise questions on whether or not gender and sexuality can ever be perfectly expressed in what we wear.
Noma Osula
I Fought the Law And...

South Koreans Will Soon Have to Go to Through a Bank to Buy Bitcoin

The country is announcing some serious new policies this week.
Jordan Pearson
Broadband Land

This Interview Was Conducted on an Anonymous, DIY Cell Phone Network

Sopranica is a surveillance-free cellular network built by volunteers from around the world. It’s easy to use and free to set up.
Daniel Oberhaus

Is Toilet Food Considered a Health Code Violation?

Welcome to the first installment of 'Seriously, Though, Who Is This?' I anonymously texted a bunch of revered chefs weird photos of gourds on toilet rims to deduce their true stances on food safety. The results were divided, to say the least.
Xavier Aaronson
The Barrett Brown Review of Arts & Letters & Civil Strife

What Is to Be Done?

It is time to consider alternate systems of governance.
Barrett Brown

You Can Now Buy the Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Monero Offline With Cash

'LocalMonero' wants buying Monero to be even more anonymous.
Jordan Pearson

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
Social Media

This Strange, Subversive Instagram Exposes the Sickness of Social Media

Time2Reflect uses unorthodox catalog and play-doh composites to critique our obsession with social media.
Andrew Nunes
Social Media

An Indonesian Instagram Account Is Destroying Celeb Reputations with Gossip

Lambe Turah has millions of followers and zero accountability.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
State of Surveillance

Barrett Brown Went to Prison Again for Talking to Me

The Anonymous journalist was arrested for speaking with Motherboard and spent three days in prison before being released Monday afternoon.
Ben Makuch