Category Archives: Anonymity

Recent Bomb Threats via Social Media

As a provider (and author) of anonymity systems on the Internet, I’m pretty depressed to read about the recent spate of bomb threats being posted on Social Media sites, such as this one that was posted to the Twitter account … Continue reading

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RIP Len Sassaman

I only met Len once at What The Hack in Holland back in July 2005 but chatted to him about Mixmaster on various occasions. I’ll never forget the exchanges between him and Frog-Admin in which Len always came out the … Continue reading

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Anonymous Email Systems

During a bored moment I did some searches on Technorati for recent blogs relating to Privacy and Anonymity. One that caught my eye was this one on Blogspot. Someone did lots of homework on this one, checking out many different … Continue reading

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Remailer Pings

The current method of pinging Remailers is flawed in terms of both latency and uptime measurement. Measurement of latency works fine for exit Remailers but Middleman nodes have to randhop the ping back through another node. This makes the measurement … Continue reading

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Pseudonymous Mixmaster

I’ve been thinking a bit over the last few days about why a Mixmaster user cannot receive replies to messages. Obviously the repies cannot be delivered to an email address as Mixmaster contains no Reply-Block functionality, but there’s no reason … Continue reading

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RIAA rejoice in killing another service

Take a trip over to www.edonkey.com today and you’ll be greeted with the following:- The eDonkey2000 Network is no longer available. If you steal music or movies, you are breaking the law. Courts around the world — including the United … Continue reading

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Say what you like, but don’t offend a religion

We Westerners are very proud of our “Freedom of Speech” claims. We live in a democratic society where everyone is entitled to their point of view. That is until religion becomes the topic of debate. This article written on a … Continue reading

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Anonymity and Identity

I’ve been a reader of Ben Laurie’s Blog for some time now. I guess anyone with an interest in anonymity or identity management is going to end up there eventually. Ben recently started a blog exchange on the topic of … Continue reading

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