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Patrick Howell O'Neill

Patrick Howell O'Neill is a senior reporter at the Daily Dot. He reports on security and politics.
girl reaching out of a computer monitor Inside Dosug, the dark net brothel that makes finding sex as easy as hailing an Uber
Every business sells a product. Dosug's is sex work 2.0.
Russia lawmakers pass sweeping spying law that requires encryption backdoors, call surveillance
It's being called an 'anti-terrorism' bill—but it's much more.
Cambridge University Hack exposes 1,500 University of Cambridge student and employee passwords
'We are in the process of notifying affected users.'
illustration of a man behind bars Egyptian comedians may face terrorism charges for satirical YouTube videos
Human rights groups have criticized the imprisonment of the Street Children comedy troupe.
abstract art of periscope logo C-SPAN uses Periscope feed to show House of Representatives sit-in
Where there's a will, there's a way.
US Navy U.S. military and NATO agree: Cyberattacks could trigger real war
'We would look at any cyberattack ... on a case-by-case basis.'