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More Than Just Customer Service

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 07.10.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

I was walking home a little while ago on the Upper West Side around midnight when I caught my shoe on a sidewalk crack just as I tried to dart across a street before the traffic light changed.

5 Stories That Will Make You Smile

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

While hiking in Muir woods a car suddenly drove off the road into a river. Immediately 3 separate groups of strangers stopped and began sprinting to the scene.

He Passed It Over and Over Again

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 06.24.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

My 15-year-old son was on a community basketball team along with many other boys his age. On this team of teenage boys was one special needs boy the team all loved. This boy had a signature spot where he would go stand and the team would pass him the ball.

She Irritated Me In Every Way

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was sitting in line at a drive-up waiting to order breakfast. I was running late and was irritated at the world for my tardiness....

A Sandy Situation

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 06.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was on a long drive home and I got stuck on the freeway in traffic, in the middle of the Nevada desert. What happened next was enough to restore my faith in humanity.

Hacker Who Helped The Feds Walks Free

AP | Larry Neumeister | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A computer hacker who helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets and cripp...

What's so Secret?

Sheila Raju | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology
Sheila Raju

The facebook albums, pinterest boards, tweets, instagram filters are all part of the carefully curated, online personas of Millenials. The intrigue of the anonymous sharing apps hinges on the absence of this context.

Net Neutrality Advocate Speaks Anonymously About the Upcoming FCC Vote on a 'Pay to Play' Internet

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics
Melissa Webster

He asked me to call him Colin Gallagher. Posting as ABISprotocol on github, he has many names and many handles among many online platforms, but today ...

weev Wins Battle in The Hacker Wars

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

"Victory, I am free!" Fist up in the air, weev, Andrew Auernheimer, laughed. Last week, Aurenheimer was released after serving 14 months in federal prison.

Private Spies Deserve More Scrutiny

Kevin M. Gallagher | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology
Kevin M. Gallagher

Sure, the NSA, CIA and FBI deserve scrutiny, but we should devote our attention to the private sector also. Outsourcing has always been a convenient way to avoid accountability.

Brad Pitt Allegedly Buys Rights To 'Anonymous vs. Steubenville' Story

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt's production company will allegedly bring the Steubenville rape case to the big screen. The Tracking Board, a Hollywood insider blog, cl...

Anonymous Unmasked

High Times | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
High Times

Since its inception in 2003 as an online anarchist collective, Anonymous has been grabbing headlines with their cyber attacks on government, corporate and various other targets. But who are they? High Times speaks to the greatest hacktivists of our generation.

Albuquerque Protesters Clash With Police Over Deadly Shootings

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque mayor said late Sunday that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peacef...

Gerry Smith

The Year Hacktivists And The Government Went To War

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Does the law have mercy for computer hackers with a cause? That was a recurring question in 2013 as several so-called hacktivists, facing years in ...

Why Barrett Brown's Trial Matters

Kevin M. Gallagher | Posted 02.16.2014 | Crime
Kevin M. Gallagher

Barrett Brown is being "punished for the crime of taking citizenship seriously." This is clear: he stands for values of liberty, transparency and privacy; though soon prosecutors in Dallas will try to persuade a jury otherwise. Increasingly, conscious citizens know the true score.

Turning the Page on Anonymity: The Future of HuffPost Comments

Tim McDonald | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Tim McDonald

After weeks of fine-tuning our commenting technology and platform, we are pulling the switch in a way that will keep the best parts about commenting on HuffPost while bringing more civility and accountability to the experience.

Ryan J. Reilly

Avoiding Felony Charges Was Pretty Much The Best These 'PayPal 14' Hacktivists Could've Hoped For

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.05.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Eleven individuals charged with helping overwhelm PayPal's website in 2010 have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors that could ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin man who, for one minute, took part in an Anonymous-sponsored effort to overwhelm the website of Koch Industries has been sen...

8 Life Lessons From Romantic Comedies

Brian Penny | Posted 04.10.2014 | Comedy
Brian Penny

If you want to impress a chick, you need to share some interests. It's all well and good to find a broad who's into sports, Star Wars and video games,...

Anonymous Backs Teens In Trouble Over Kissing Photo

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

"A kiss is not a crime," hacktivist organization Anonymous tweeted Wednesday, in an effort to grab the Moroccan government's attention before a hearin...

WATCH: The Amazing Reason This Homeless Man Is Crying

Posted 11.21.2013 | Good News

It started with a single coin. As a crowd of chanting, masked protesters moved through the main street in the city of Nottingham, England, earlier ...

What Pirating Taught Me About Life

Brian Penny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Brian Penny

I bought, sold, and traded every game, application, movie, and album I could find. In doing so, I saw the evolution of digital privacy.

REPORT: Anonymous-Linked Hackers Secretly Accessed U.S. Government Computers

Reuters | Jim Finkle and Joseph Menn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

By Jim Finkle and Joseph Menn BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secret...

Matt Sledge

Hacker Sentenced To 10 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Convicted hacker Jeremy Hammond was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for stealing internal emails from the global intelligence firm ...

Sorry, Slim, But Lil Wayne Is the Greatest MC Alive

Brian Penny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Brian Penny

Unlike the classic debate over 2Pac or Notorious B.I.G. being the greatest MC ever, both Lil Wayne and Eminem are still very much in the game and cranking out hits, with each artist sitting on discographies of over 1000 tracks.