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Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.

How a New York Times journalist exposed an IP address and tipped off a major investigation

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Journalists sometimes need to work under a veil of anonymity, and in the 21st century, that often means visiting websites without anyone knowing that a major investigation is underway. It's not always easy.

Tor-developed smartphone app will detect internet censorship and surveillance

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

As internet freedom declines, OONIProbe hopes to make censorship and surveillance more transparent than ever before.

Researchers redesign bitcoin for anonymity as U.S. law enforcement hires specialists

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

As bitcoin specialists are hired by the Postal Service's law enforcement wing, researchers continue work on anonymity for the cryptocurrency.

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