On the history of content moderation and what it means for the future of free speech.Previously: "The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed"
A week on the campaign trail in the coffin-shaped Immortality Bus with Zoltan Istvan, the presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party.
After Daniel Rigmaiden was arrested for a multi-million dollar fraud, he didn’t argue that he was innocent. He wasn’t. But he couldn’t understand how he had been caught. Rigmaiden had covered his tracks meticulously — the only way the cops could’ve found him, he realized, was through some secret tracking device that they had never disclosed to the public.
The story of a lawyer-turned-money launderer, stolen evidence, and a bunch of comics selling at outrageously high prices at auction. And Mussolini.
The subject of a child research experiment tries to get to the bottom of what happened to her.
NSA-grade spyware is up for sale, and the world’s worst dictatorships are buying.
How Facebook ‘likes’ landed Jelani Henry in Rikers.
The lonely death of a godfather of the conspiracy theory movement.
A profile of Jesselyn Radack, who represents whistleblowers.