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Usage for Tor doubles in wake of secure email shutdowns, arrival of the PirateBrowser

The prying eyes of the U.S. government is good for the Tor anonymity network, which has seen its usage double in recent weeks.

Meet Darknet, the hidden, anonymous underbelly of the searchable Web

Learn what lurks beneath the Internet you use every day—a place where free speech, and illicit activity, can flourish.

Police arrest Anonymous suspects in Italy

Italian police arrested four suspected hackers Friday, accusing them of having taken control of the Italian branch of the Anonymous network.

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CISPA blackout fails to match 2012's SOPA/PIPA protest levels

Monday's CISPA blackout is limited to just a few sites and lacks the far-reaching impact of last year's SOPA/PIPA protests.

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Anonymous calls for Internet blackout to protest CISPA

Hacking group Anonymous asked websites to black out their front pages on Monday, in protest against legislation in the U.S. that would allow online companies and government agencies to more easily share personal information.

Australia charges alleged Anonymous member

Australian police have charged an unidentified juvenile, who is suspected to be a member of the hacker group Anonymous, on a number of counts related to unauthorized access to computer data.

Wisconsin man charged with participating in Anonymous DDoS

A man in Wisconsin has been charged with participation in a distributed denial-of-service attack in February, 2011 against Koch Industries by hacker group Anonymous .

Ex-Tribune staffer accused of conspiring in Anonymous hack

A former Tribune Company employee could face as much as 25 years of jail time over federal charges accusing him of conspiring with members of the hacker group Anonymous to hack into a Tribune website.

Obama live stream unaffected despite Anonymous threats

Anonymous failed to disrupt the White House's online video stream of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

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Anonymous threatens takedown of live streams of State of the Union address

If you have trouble live-streaming President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, blame hacker collective Anonymous. The group threatens to take down live streams of the address to protest “irresponsible and damaging” Internet-related legislation.

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