Google employee's anti-diversity manifesto prompts torrent of responses, sparks wider debate

An anonymous note accusing Google of embracing diversity while chilling intellectual freedom has unleashed a flood of divergent opinions and proven not everyone inside the tech giant toes the company line.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/07/google-employees-anti-diversity-manifesto-prompts-torrent-responses-sparks-wider-debate.html

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NASA debunks Anonymous claim of imminent alien life discovery

Last week a YouTube video purportedly posted by hacker collective Anonymous said that NASA was set to announce the discovery of intelligent alien life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/26/nasa-debunks-anonymous-claim-imminent-alien-life-discovery.html

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Odd sci-fi novel emerging in Reddit comments

An anonymous author seems to be inventing a whole new way to publish a novel: not in book form, or even ebook form, but in the comments section of random posts at Reddit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/06/odd-sci-fi-novel-emerging-in-reddit-comments.html

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Hackers attack KKK and briefly bring down main website

Hackers associated with Ghost Squad and the Anonymous collective succeeded in launching a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against the official Ku Klux Klan website, the latest move from within the hacking community to bring down the Klan’s glorification of “blunt racism.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/25/hackers-attack-kkk-and-briefly-bring-down-main-website.html

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Hackers target Donald Trump, claim to leak his Social Security number

Hackers describing themselves as part of the Anonymous hacking group claim to have leaked Donald Trump’s personal information, including his Social Security number.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/18/hackers-target-donald-trump-claim-to-leak-his-social-security-number.html

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Anonymous wants you to troll ISIS on December 11

Hacker collective Anonymous has declared December 11 an ISIS trolling day, saying it’ll be “a day they will never forget,” and it wants you to join in.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/08/anonymous-wants-to-troll-isis-on-december-11.html

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How the Dark Web's favorite anonymity tool got hacked

Ask any hacker about the best ways to stay anonymous online and they’re very likely to mention something called Tor. Tor (a.k.a., The Onion Router) is free software that keeps your online activity anonymous by routing your traffic through several different servers before sending it through to your computer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/02/how-dark-webs-favorite-anonymity-tool-got-hacked.html

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ISIS parks its cash in Bitcoin, experts say

Just days after the hacker group Anonymous pledged to hunt down Islamic State members and launch cyberattacks against their accounts, a separate group of techies claims it has identified a key funding avenue for the terror network – bitcoin accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/25/isis-parks-its-cash-in-bitcoin-experts-say.html

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This small hacker group may be doing more damage to ISIS than Anonymous

Anonymous is making good on its threats to launch a “cyber war” on ISIS, hacking into the group’s sites and accounts and warning people about possible attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/24/this-small-hacker-group-may-be-doing-more-damage-to-isis-than-anonymous.html

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Has Anonymous's war against ISIS been doing more harm than good?

Anonymous has been leading the digital fight against Islamic State by getting some of its social media accounts on Twitter banned, but has it been doing more harm than good? A Twitter spokesperson tells The Daily Dot that Anonymous’s lists of purported ISIS-affiliated are so “wildly inaccurate” that it doesn’t even pay attention to them anymore.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/23/has-anonymouss-war-against-isis-been-doing-more-harm-than-good.html

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Team claims $1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking iOS 9.1 & 9.2

Article Image An anonymous team has claimed a $1 million bounty for zero-day exploits in iOS 9.1 and the 9.2 beta, potentially allowing someone to jailbreak an Apple device over the Internet.

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Anonymous intends to unveil names of up to 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members

The so-called “hacktivist” group Anonymous announced on Wednesday its intentions to name more than 1,000 members of the Ku Klux Klan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/29/anonymous-intends-to-unveil-names-up-to-1000-ku-klux-klan-members.html

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'Freakonomics' author devises algorithm to catch cheaters, and it works

When a professor at an anonymous “top American university” recently suspected cheating in a class, no student would admit to it, so he called in a big gun: Freakonomics author and University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/14/freakonomics-author-devises-algorithm-to-catch-cheaters-and-it-works.html

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Washington State court rules that anonymous online reviewers are entitled to First Amendment protection

In a decision Monday, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled that anonymous reviewers on websites like lawyer review site Avvo.com are entitled to First Amendment protections. In the case, Florida-based divorce and family law attorney Deborah Thomson filed a defamation suit against a poster who published an anonymous negative review of her on the site. She asked the court to subpoena for information that could reveal the poster’s identity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/07/washington-state-court-rules-that-anonymous-online-reviewers-are-entitled-to-first-amendment-protection/

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Maker of controversial Yik Yak app responds to critics

Yik Yak, an anonymous location-based social media app, has gained traction as a fast rising startup. But with that success has come criticism. Yik Yak has come under fire as critics claim the anonymity of the app facilitates cyber bullying.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/20/maker-controversial-yik-yak-app-responds-to-critics/

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Anonymous reportedly hacks into Twitter, Facebook accounts linked to Islamic State

Anonymous, the online hacking collective known as ‘hacktivists,’ took credit Tuesday with shutting down more than 1,500 social media accounts they linked to Islamic State supporters.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/11/anonymous-reportedly-hacks-into-twitter-facebook-accounts-linked-to-islamic/

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Anonymous declares war on Islamist extremists after terror attack in Paris

Hacking group Anonymous declared war on Islamist extremists after the terror attack on Paris satirical publication Charlie Hebdo last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/11/anonymous-declares-war-on-islamist-extremists-after-terror-attack-in-paris/

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Secret app to restrict photo uploads, block posts with real names in update

Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts.



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