• Oct 10, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Brazilian politician: “Freedom of expression is guaranteed, but it cannot be anonymous”

Freedom of expression is not doing well in Brazil. A new law approved last Thursday by the Brazilian Congress allows political parties and candidates to force social media companies to remove any content they feel is defamatory or offensive and posted by an anonymous account. Social media companies would need to provide the full name … Continue reading “Brazilian politician: “Freedom of expression is guaranteed, but it cannot be anonymous””

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  • Sep 13, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, Privacy,

Another threat to your privacy: the way you write

The ‘creator’ of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been identified. That, at least, is the claim in a recent article by Alexander Muse on Medium. But don’t get too excited. The article not only fails to name him/her/them, Muse admits he doesn’t know, either. All he will say is that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) … Continue reading “Another threat to your privacy: the way you write”

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  • Apr 25, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, Privacy,

How to Buy Bitcoins Anonymously in the US, Instantly

If CISPA or other privacy-busting legislations pass, every detail of our personal lives will be at risk – and you’ll want to buy Bitcoins for safety. Although many of our foundations are rooted in anonymity, everything we see, do and buy may soon be exposed. However, technology always evolves, and anonymity is no exception. As many already … Continue reading “How to Buy Bitcoins Anonymously in the US, Instantly”

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  • Mar 1, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, BitTorrent, IRC, News, Privacy, Security,

Cloak and Swagger: A Brief History of Anonymous Identity Protection on the Internet

Anonymity has proven itself a vital property of society.  Dating back to the beginnings of time, anonymous writings have been found in many great literary works, including but not limited to Cave Paintings, Hieroglyphs, The Bible, Tom Sawyer, as well as the same Federalist Papers that helped in the ratification of the US Constitution. The … Continue reading “Cloak and Swagger: A Brief History of Anonymous Identity Protection on the Internet”

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