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Anonymous app Whisper allegedly tracks user location, shares data with government

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.

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Russian government offers huge reward for help unmasking anonymous Tor users

The Russian Ministry of Interior announced a contract for research on obtaining information about Tor users and their systems

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Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask anonymous users

The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem

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Black Hat presentation on unmasking TOR users suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

Dutch police seize hidden online marketplace Utopia

Dutch authorities declined to say how the site was seized, if anybody was arrested and what was sold on the site.

PayPal DDoS attackers plead guilty, some may walk free

The plea deal struck by Anonymous members charged with a distributed denial-of-service attack on PayPal could allow some of them to go free.

Wisconsin man sentenced for participating in Anonymous DDoS

Eric J. Rosol was charged with participating in a DDoS attack for about a minute.

Legal ruling

Judge sentences Anonymous hacker to 10 years in prison

A Chief U.S. District judge rejected arguments that Jeremy Hammond acted for public good.

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Real life Mob Wars: MafiaLeaks uses Tor anonymity to battle organized crime

A new site wants to use the power of anonymity to battle organized crime in southern Italy.