The chief executive of the “anonymous” social media app that The Guardian determined was tracking its users did not dispute the accuracy of the paper’s report and said in his first public statement on the matter, “We realize that we’re not infallible.”
The open-source “FreedomBox” promises “turnkey” privacy, anonymity and security while surfing the Internet. But development problems may ensure it never escapes the feverish dreams of open Internet advocates.
For the past two years, a new kind of digital currency has been gaining in popularity. Bitcoin is used to make supposedly anonymous direct transactions between buyers and sellers of goods and services online all over the world, without the oversight of ... (more)