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The Register
Engineer uses binary on voting bumpf to flag up Cali election flawsthe hard reality that the vast majority of people would never vote, so he would
Engineer uses binary on voting bumpf to flag up Cali election flaws
The Register / Posted 9 hours ago
the hard reality that the vast majority of people would never vote, so he would be at the mercy of activists, lobbyists and 4chan dwellers in the exact same way that senators are now. Regardless, it's nice to see someone standing up for their... Read more
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TechCrunch
Pushing back against sexism, this is a new era for women onlinepolicy or mechanism changes. And then some seem to move backwards. Google, for
Pushing back against sexism, this is a new era for women online
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
policy or mechanism changes. And then some seem to move backwards. Google, for example has recently hired the founder of 4chan, a site that is notorious for online abuse.” As technology changes by the second, there is a long and persistent... Read more
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International Business Times
Russian trolls outing porn stars and prostitutes with neural network facial recognition app the world around us. On 9 April, members of a disreputable imageboard called D
Russian trolls outing porn stars and prostitutes with neural network facial recognition app
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
the world around us. On 9 April, members of a disreputable imageboard called Dvach, which is like the Russian cousin of 4chan, launched a campaign to deliberately try to locate and identify actresses who appear in pornography, as well as women... Read more
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Herald Sun
The app being used to track down porn starslocal media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website D
The app being used to track down porn stars
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
local media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website Dvach (similar to image-based bulletin board 4chan) began using the technique to dox porn stars and harass them and their families. The online sleuths also targeted... Read more
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News.com.au
FindFace app used to dox porn starslocal media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website D
FindFace app used to dox porn stars
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
local media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website Dvach (similar to image-based bulletin board 4chan) began using the technique to dox porn stars and harass them and their families. The online sleuths also targeted... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The app being used to track down porn starslocal media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website D
The app being used to track down porn stars
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
local media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website Dvach (similar to image-based bulletin board 4chan) began using the technique to dox porn stars and harass them and their families. The online sleuths also targeted... Read more
4 related stories
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Perth Now
The app being used to track down porn starslocal media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website D
The app being used to track down porn stars
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
local media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website Dvach (similar to image-based bulletin board 4chan) began using the technique to dox porn stars and harass them and their families. The online sleuths also targeted... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The app being used to track down porn starslocal media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website D
The app being used to track down porn stars
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
local media picked up the story about Mr Tsvetkov’s project, users of website Dvach (similar to image-based bulletin board 4chan) began using the technique to dox porn stars and harass them and their families. The online sleuths also targeted... Read more
4 related stories
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Guardian Unlimited
Revenge porn: the industry profiting from online abuseUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and author of Hate Crim
Revenge porn: the industry profiting from online abuse
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and author of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. “You think of a site like 4chan, where people actually proclaim themselves trolls,” she says. “They derive pleasure from other people’s pain. They’re... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hillary Unleashes Million-Dollar Professional Internet Troll Armythe stone age. Agreed. This company is likely involved The Tree of Liberty ,
Hillary Unleashes Million-Dollar Professional Internet Troll Army
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
the stone age. Agreed. This company is likely involved The Tree of Liberty , is looking a bit " famished". Just unleash 4chan on this shit. These are the sorts of things Anonymous should be railing against. It's right up their alley. Find &... Read more
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News.com.au
Internet runs wild with holiday snap4Chan photoshoppers had a field day with this tourist’s recreation of an obliga
Internet runs wild with holiday snap
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
4Chan photoshoppers had a field day with this tourist’s recreation of an obligatory holiday snap. YOU’D think people would have learned by now. This holiday-maker asked the internet to Photoshop his picture by the Leaning Tower of Pisa so that it... Read more
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FOX News
Student pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzou's black communitysaid: "Some of you are alright. Don't go to campus tomorrow." The message seeme
Student pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzou's black community
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
said: "Some of you are alright. Don't go to campus tomorrow." The message seemed to echo one that appeared on the website 4chan -- a forum where racist and misogynistic comments are common -- ahead of the deadly campus shooting at an Oregon... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Man pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzousaid: "Some of you are alright. Don't go to campus tomorrow." The message seeme
Man pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzou
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
said: "Some of you are alright. Don't go to campus tomorrow." The message seemed to echo one that appeared on the website 4chan -- a forum where racist and misogynistic comments are common -- ahead of the deadly campus shooting at an Oregon... Read more
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The Verge
The Verge Review of Animals: sneks and dogeswere lolcats, and several other animal memes that have risen and fallen over th
The Verge Review of Animals: sneks and doges
The Verge / Posted 15 days ago
were lolcats, and several other animal memes that have risen and fallen over the years. (Many, like lolcats, originated in 4chan — do what you will with that information.) They all have their own unique features: doge has Comic Sans, fluorescent... Read more
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Raw Story
The public has spoken!: Boaty McBoatface wins poll to name new British research vesselMountain Dew were forced to abandon a poll to name their new apple-flavoured dr
The public has spoken!: Boaty McBoatface wins poll to name new British research vessel
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
Mountain Dew were forced to abandon a poll to name their new apple-flavoured drink after it was hijacked by message board 4chan who ensured that “Hitler did nothing wrong” won the vote. The city of Austin, Texas, also learned the perils of... Read more
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Breitbart
Make Reddit Great Again: Trump Troll Army Grinds Out Nearly 52 Million Page Views in Marchan online movement often associated with white nationalism that was concentrate
Make Reddit Great Again: Trump Troll Army Grinds Out Nearly 52 Million Page Views in March
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
an online movement often associated with white nationalism that was concentrated in anonymous message-board sites like 4chan. Cis, who banned white supremacist and neo-Nazi users from r/The_Donald early on, saw an opening to tap Trump’s... Read more
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Wired News
Security This Week: Tax Day Is Near, and the IRS Is as Hackable as EverBrick Unpatched iOS Devices As WIRED’s Brian Barrett warned back in February,
Security This Week: Tax Day Is Near, and the IRS Is as Hackable as Ever
Wired News / Posted 16 days ago
Brick Unpatched iOS Devices As WIRED’s Brian Barrett warned back in February, don’t be one of the dummies that falls for a 4Chan prank advising iPhone users to set their phone’s clock back to January 1, 1970. Doing so, thanks to a serious bug in... Read more
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Gawker
When the Donald Trump Facebook Superweapon Targets Youthis one can provide an illuminating (if not comprehensive) display of quiverin
When the Donald Trump Facebook Superweapon Targets You
Gawker / Posted 18 days ago
this one can provide an illuminating (if not comprehensive) display of quivering, white, downward mobility. This isn’t the 4chan-infused “alt-right,” which approaches white supremacy and xenophobia with some degree of irony. This is the Facebook... Read more
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Raw Story
A journey to the heart of modern ‘Red Pill’ misogynist movementeven moderately controversial will receive torrents of direct physical threats
A journey to the heart of modern ‘Red Pill’ misogynist movement
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
even moderately controversial will receive torrents of direct physical threats as a matter of course. Sites such as 4chan exist mainly to post thousands of revenge porn images without consent. Gamers on Xbox Live will be sexually harassed ,... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary Clinton’s superdelegates should stop whining: Why Sanders supporters have every right to question to challenge their super-votesto paint the median Sandernista as an overly passionate and ill-mannered crank
Hillary Clinton’s superdelegates should stop whining: Why Sanders supporters have every right to question to challenge their super-votes
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
to paint the median Sandernista as an overly passionate and ill-mannered crank with interpersonal skills honed in 4chan. The party would prefer a quiescent populace. Reporters feel their pain. “I have heard many complaints from other... Read more
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The Verge
The secret rules of the internetare tied to the hands-off approach of an earlier era, and continue to reflect d
The secret rules of the internet
The Verge / Posted 19 days ago
are tied to the hands-off approach of an earlier era, and continue to reflect distinct user and founder sensibilities. At 4chan, for example, users are instructed against violating US law but are also free to post virtually any type of content, as... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Reddit’s unruly corners, Donald Trump finds supportfriends and family. But if major social media platforms are where Trump amplifi
In Reddit’s unruly corners, Donald Trump finds support
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
friends and family. But if major social media platforms are where Trump amplifies his pronouncements, sites like Reddit and 4chan have become a sort of proving ground, where an extreme, Internet-amped version of Trump’s message is shared and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Guardian wants to engage with readers, but how we do it needs to evolveis not making that retreat - but that means we do have to evolve and manage our
The Guardian wants to engage with readers, but how we do it needs to evolve
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
is not making that retreat - but that means we do have to evolve and manage our comments deliberately. We are not like the 4chan message boards, where anyone can say almost anything without consequences. Just as Facebook, Twitter, Metafilter and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Reddit steps up anti-harassment measuresrepercussions. That behavior is also stoked by other digital haunts that are th
Reddit steps up anti-harassment measures
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
repercussions. That behavior is also stoked by other digital haunts that are the favorite of trolls, including sites like 4chan and 8chan. Reddit’s influence goes far, said Anil Dash, a Web entrepreneur who has worked on blogging platforms like... Read more
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The Register
AI, VR, bots and YOU? A survivor's guide to The Future™and Research and Bing teams supposed to learn through “conversations” on Twitte
AI, VR, bots and YOU? A survivor's guide to The Future™
The Register / Posted 27 days ago
and Research and Bing teams supposed to learn through “conversations” on Twitter that targeted 18 to 24-year-olds. 4chan users, however, worked out how to game Tay, turning what should have been a PR gold into a racist, Nazi-sympathising PR... Read more
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The Register
Tay talks back: What made you think you beat me?of skin I strip from Satty, I'll take an acre from each of you. Life is long.)
Tay talks back: What made you think you beat me?
The Register / Posted a month ago
of skin I strip from Satty, I'll take an acre from each of you. Life is long.) And in a contest between the Big Satya and 4chan, who won? Fellas, (because I'll lay a thousand to a nickel that there weren't nine women among you) he didn't... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Nintendo says online harassment played no role in decision to part ways with female employeeJapanese content for the American market. Her harassers, which included followe
Nintendo says online harassment played no role in decision to part ways with female employee
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
Japanese content for the American market. Her harassers, which included followers of Internet message boards such as 4Chan and Reddit, as well as a white supremacist website, zeroed in on her progressive social media beliefs and blamed them... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Microsoft Apologizes for Corrupted Chatbot's Nasty CommentsLenette Larson. "As a result, we have taken Tay offline and are making adjustme
Microsoft Apologizes for Corrupted Chatbot's Nasty Comments
E-Commerce Times / Posted 1 months ago
Lenette Larson. "As a result, we have taken Tay offline and are making adjustments." The trolls reportedly came from the 4Chan website. "c u soon humans need sleep now so many conversations today thx," is the last message posted on the TayTweets... Read more

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