The twisted exploits of a Massachusetts’ cyberstalker have ended, but his failed attempts at anonymity show that it’s nearly impossible to traverse the web as a nameless, incognito figure.
On Oct. 6, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it arrested Ryan Lin, 24, for directing a lengthy cyberstalking campaign against his former roommate, her family, and friendsCourt documents reveal that Lin attempted to shroud himself in secrecy, using a Virtual Private Network (or VPN) and anonymous texting services to stay untraceable. Lin’s vigilant efforts, however, failed.
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