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U.S. retailers to share cyber threat data after Target attack | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. retailers are planning to form an industry group for collecting and sharing intelligence about cyber security threats in a bid to prevent future attacks in the wake of last year’s big attack on Target Corp.<p>A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this …

Is Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying?

On the Internet, it's easy to create a new pseudonym or personality. But what happens if you remove the concept of a user profile all together?<p>That's …

The NSA Tried to Undermine Online Anonymity, and Failed

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yet another report on NSA activity from <i>The Guardian</i> indicates that the agency has tried repeatedly …

Facebook Is About To Let You Go Anonymous For The First Time

1. Permanence.<p>2. Identity.<p>Permanence, meaning everything a user does, says or posts on Facebook is recorded and never erased. Facebook is like a digital journal of your life. Memories and photos will greet you every time you log in.<p>Identity is also a big part of Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg realized …

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Facebook Narcissism Makes Way for the Anonymity Movement

Facebook has allowed over 1 billion people to be their most narcissistic selves online. But with a growing segment of its users seeking anonymous …

Moot is right — we’re a lot better off with online anonymity than we would be without it

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/Andrea Michele Piacquadio<p>Online anonymity (or pseudonymity, which is similar but not quite the same) …

If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

Investigative reporter Julia Angwin was curious what Google knew about her, so she asked the company for her search data. "It turns out I had been doing about 26,000 Google searches a month ... and I was amazed at how revealing they were," she tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Dave Davies.<p>From NSA sweeps to …