Tag: anonymity

5 articles

An IM Infatuation Turned to Romance. Then the Truth Came Out.

He was an 18 year old Marine bound for Iraq. She was a high school senior in West Virginia. They grew intimate over IM. His dad also started contacting her.  No one was who they claimed to be and it led to a murder.


What Turned Jaron Lanier Against the Web?

An internet pioneer loses hope in the promise of web culture.


Hunter Moore Makes a Living Screwing You

A profile Hunter Moore,  the founder of the controversial revenge-porn site Is Anyone Up.



Inside the real lives of trolls–those who intentionally provoke, confuse, and generally screw with strangers online–whose pranks balance gleeful malice with organized efforts against Scientologists.


Roulette Russian

The eighteen-year-old Moscow dropout behind chatroulette.com.