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

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 …

Why should I reveal my 'real identity' online? Anonymity isn't so terrible

On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog. And as any number of concerned media voices will tell you, that's a problem. Not because people hate dogs (everyone likes dogs), but because there are lots of less salubrious denizens of the internet, and we don't know their real identities either, which …

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 …

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

Online anonymity (or pseudonymity, which is similar but not quite the same) comes under fire regularly from those who believe that it encourages bad …

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 …