data privacy

WHATIS Going to Happen With WHOIS?

A new European data privacy law and official internet policy are about to conflict with each other.
Daniel Oberhaus
Radio Motherboard

Big Tech’s Blackballing of Neo-Nazi Sites Shows Who Controls the Internet

This week on Radio Motherboard, we talk about whether corporations should decide who gets to stay online.
Louise Matsakis
who owns the internet?

Hacked Celebrity Nudes Show ‘Freedom of Speech’ Is Arbitrarily Defined By Internet Corporations

The same companies that took action against the Daily Stormer are enabling the dissemination of hacked celebrity nude photos.
Louise Matsakis
Jason Koebler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.
Drew Schwartz
Unable to Connect

Someone Appears to Be DDoSing the Dark Web Version of The Daily Stormer

"I don't really care about either side," the alleged attacker told Motherboard in an online chat.
Joseph Cox

After Shutdown, Daily Stormer Users Are Moving to a Dark Web Version of Site

The past few days have triggered a debate around the responsibility of tech companies to host or provide services for extremist content.
Joseph Cox

Following GoDaddy, the Daily Stormer’s Email Provider Drops It as a Customer

Zoho will no longer allow the neo-Nazi site to use its services.
Louise Matsakis

Meet the Domain Hoarders

Graveyards of unused dreams.
Kari Paul
Motherboard Blog

Hollywood's Last Stand: the Desperate Plot Behind the SOPA Opera

Look back at any period of rapid technological progress and you'll find two groups of individuals: Pioneers tirelessly charting new territory for the benefit of the species and members of the old order standing against the tide to fight back the...
Janus Rose