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Anonymous hacks U.S. Sentencing Commission site after Swartz death

Anonymous hacks U.S. Sentencing Commission site after Swartz death

The death of Aaron Swartz, as many of you already know, is something that has Anonymous upset, and today the hacker collective is doing something about it. Two weeks after Swartz committed suicide, Anonymous has taken over the U.S. Sentencing Commission's website, leaving a message for visitors and threatening to release government documents it has uncovered. At the time of this writing, the U.S. Sentencing Commission hasn't made a statement about the attack.

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The New Yorker unveils Strongbox for anonymous tip sharing

The New Yorker unveils Strongbox for anonymous tip sharing

Media companies of all sorts enjoy tips from readers and others, some of them being small snippets of information that are more or less without consequence, and with others putting the tipster's job - or worse - at stake. As such, privacy and anonymity are of the utmost importance, and conventional messaging methods often fall short of providing it. Because of this, The New Yorker has implemented StrongBox.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: January 17th, 2013

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: January 17th, 2013

This week it's all about the after-shocks of CES, and that means apps galore, denials of wrongdoing, and lots of super fun reports of malware. New devices continue to flow after CES's departure including the iriver ULALA smartphone, Genius Gila gaming mouse, and Satechi USB 3.0 aluminum external hard drive enclosure. You'll want to be following the Aaron Swartz story as well - this isn't over yet!

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 16, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 16, 2013

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone. This afternoon, what's supposedly the first full image of the rumored HTC M7 leaked out, though it's worth pointing out that what we're seeing is only a render and not an actual device. Facebook today announced free calling over WiFi or mobile data connections for iPhone, instantly making one of the biggest VOIP providers around. We heard a bit about the Galaxy Note III today, with rumors saying that it will come equipped with a 6.3-inch screen and Samsung's new Exynos 5 Octa CPU, while Apple and Amazon have been ordered to meet over their App Store case.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 15, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 15, 2013

Welcome to Tuesday evening, everyone. The afternoon started off with something of a bang with Facebook's big event, during which the company revealed the service's new Graph Search and explained the difference between the new feature and traditional web search. It also announced that it was partnering with Bing for search results in Graph Search, while we used the latest installment of SlashGear 101 to give you all of the details about this new feature.

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