Exploitation

05.31.19
Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking
05.31.19

Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking

Turns out, sex censorship is a lucrative growth market.

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12.04.17
Instagram warns you if posts show harm to animals or nature
12.04.17

Instagram warns you if posts show harm to animals or nature

It's finally starting to address the problem of unethical wildlife tourism.

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11.04.17
Internet giants now support bill to curb online sex trafficking
11.04.17

Internet giants now support bill to curb online sex trafficking

They believe it strikes a better balance between safety and freedom.

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12.01.16
Interpol is using AI to hunt down child predators online
12.01.16

Interpol is using AI to hunt down child predators online

The iCOP machine learning system looks for kiddie porn so the police don't have to.

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10.14.15
California's new online hub helps you fight revenge porn
10.14.15

California's new online hub helps you fight revenge porn

If you're a victim of revenge porn, the attempt to fight back can prove daunting. How do you...

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05.04.14
Stick and Rudder: How Star Citizen is turning the game industry on its ear
05.04.14

Stick and Rudder: How Star Citizen is turning the game industry on its ear

When this column began, the first thing I talked about was Star Citizen's then-unique developme...

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08.05.11
Microsoft offers 'mad loot' Bluehat prize to entice security developers (video)
08.05.11

Microsoft offers 'mad loot' Bluehat prize to entice security developers (video)

Mere numbers aren't enough to describe cash prizes for Microsoft, it seems. The firm's i...

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05.26.11
Chinese prisoners forced to produce virtual gold, real profits for their guards
05.26.11

Chinese prisoners forced to produce virtual gold, real profits for their guards

The virtual goods economy of massively multiplayer online games may be thriving, but it's al...

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03.08.10
Goon Squad downs Tirion Fordring
03.08.10

Goon Squad downs Tirion Fordring

Perennial pariahs Goon Squad, Horde-side on Mal'Ganis-US, have really carved out a niche...

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