anonymity

Racist Gets Busted Because Yik Yak’s Not Really Anonymous

Racist Gets Busted Because Yik Yak’s Not Really Anonymous

Police arrested a suspect today for posting threats against black University of Missouri students on bulletin-board style messaging app Yik Yak. This isn’t the first time a jackass has been arrested in connection with making threats on the app — because Yik Yak is not anonymous.

Tor Is Still Safe

Tor Is Still Safe

Tor is having a bit of a crisis, as it’s become increasingly clear that the wildly popular network isn’t the internet invisibility cloak it was once thought to be. Don’t panic. It’s not perfect, but it’s still the best we’ve got.