Jonathan Monsarrat

The lawsuit that could kill Encyclopedia Dramatica

The infamous depository of the internet's darkest secrets may have finally met its match.

On Jul 5, 2017 by David Gilmour

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A tourist’s guide to Tor, the gateway to the Dark Web

In light of the Freedom Hosting bust, it's time to survey the landscape of the Dark Web and see what still exists.

On Aug 12, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Twitter trolls turn anime convention into “paranoid nightmare”

A group using the hashtags #gropecrew and #rapecrew threatened women at Dallas' A-Kon over the weekend.

On Jun 4, 2013 by Aja Romano

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A day in the office with Know Your Meme—the Web’s “Britannica”

Know Your Meme is the Internet’s mirror, showing people where they’ve been and where they’re going.

On Nov 30, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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Censored: Russia blacklists Wikipedia parody site

Russia’s so-called Internet Blacklist Bill has blocked users from visiting "Lurkmore," a comedy site akin to Encyclopedia Dramatica. 

On Nov 12, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Dot Dot Dot: Identity games on the Web

Online, going undercover is as easy as signing up for Facebook or Twitter. 

On Jun 7, 2012 by Nicholas White

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Find unexpected pinners on Pinterest

Find out what Sesame Street, the NRA, Encyclopedia Dramatica, Dollar Tree, and Klout have in common.

On Apr 17, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini

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Encyclopedia Dramatica suffers minor outage

You can't keep Encyclopedia Dramatica down, even if its name is ED. 

On Mar 21, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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BBC trolls the trolls

The British broadcaster set out to confront a troll and in the process displayed a shocking ignorance of Internet culture.

On Feb 8, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Encyclopedia Dramatica is down but not out

Encyclopedia Dramatica, Wikipedia's twisted cousin, experienced an outage. Will it happen again?

On Sep 6, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Encyclopedia Dramatica’s drama-filled comeback

A satirical website's community goes through trials and tribulations.

On Jul 26, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh