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Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Researchers build a new Tor client called Astoria, say it is significantly better at avoiding attacks to deanonymize users   —  Hackers build a new Tor client designed to beat the NSA  —  Anonymity's toughest adversaries are hackers with the full-force and backing of Beijing, London, and Washington, D.C.
May 22, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Selena Larson / The Daily Dot:
Anonymous messaging app After School back in App Store with moderation to combat bullying   —  After School attempts a comeback with bans on bullying  —  Wherever there's an anonymous app, there are teens using it to bully each other.  —  After School, one of the newest applications …
Apr 8, 2015, 12:55 AMIn context
Eric Geller / The Daily Dot:
Profile of Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, who has championed surveillance reform and online privacy for two decades   —  Ron Wyden, the Internet's senator … The Director of National Intelligence had lied under oath to the United States Senate.  Civil-liberties groups soon called …
Mar 29, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Richard Lewis / The Daily Dot:
Sources: YouTube plans to relaunch live streaming service this year with a focus on gaming, taking on Twitch   —  YouTube to relaunch livestreaming service with focus on esports and gaming  —  YouTube is preparing to relaunch its livestreaming platform with a renewed focus on live gaming …
Mar 25, 2015, 5:50 AMIn context
Selena Larson / The Daily Dot:
Eric Schmidt interrupting Megan Smith was one of many sexist acts during SXSW panels   —  Eric Schmidt's comments are nothing new—sexism is everywhere at tech events  —  At the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, this week, sexism was a prominent if unintended theme.
Mar 19, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
U.K. Parliament says banning Tor is unacceptable and impossible … Tor “plays only a minor role in the online viewing and distribution of indecent images of children,” according to the briefing, quoting Britain's Parliament by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (CEOP) of the U.K. National Crime Agency.
Mar 10, 2015, 9:01 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Tor developers discuss setting a goal of 50% non-US government funding by 2016, plan crowdfunding campaign in May   —  Tor developers look beyond U.S. government funding  —  Developers behind the Tor anonymity service are aiming to fundamentally transform how the project is financed by changing …
Mar 9, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Alex La Ferla / The Daily Dot:
Microsoft developing real-time location sharing app People Sense for Windows Phone with Bing integration, messaging and calling   —  Microsoft is working on its own version of Find My Friends  —  Microsoft is joining Apple by offering a creepy-yet-useful feature similar to iOS's Find My Friends.
Feb 24, 2015, 6:01 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Ross Ulbricht admits he created Silk Road, but says he's not Dread Pirate Roberts   —  For the first time, Ross Ulbricht has admitted that he invented the Silk Road.  —  Ulbricht's defense, which has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges, admitted that he came up with the idea as …
Jan 13, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
William Turton / The Daily Dot:
U.K. police allegedly arrest Lizard Squad hacker … Lizard Squad took credit for the Dec. 25 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.  DDoS attacks overwhelm a network with too much traffic, leaving targeted networks inaccessible for legitimate users.
Dec 31, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context

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