We've seen people cutting through phone scams to have conversations with their would-be scammers, but nothing like what Alex Goldman, the host of "Reply All," went through with an Apple support scammer.
Why many people hate The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (the law Matthew Keys will be sentenced under), why prosecutors love it, and why maybe, just maybe, you should be afraid of it.
Chuck Grassley is a Republican from Iowa. He opposes Obamacare. He believes there should be a constitutional ban on flag burning. He has not missed a roll call in the Senate in over 20 years. And he has one of the craziest Twitter feeds I’ve ever seen.
On this week's "Reply All": how one man wrote one of the world's best prison blogs, and why he wants to shut it down.
Today is Email Debt Forgiveness Day — the holiday where, if you’ve been putting off some email and you feel bad about it, you can send it guilt free. "Reply All" found people who were planning to send emails that they'd been putting off. Here are a few of their stories.
On this week's "Reply All": A new look into the various ways ISIS has figured out to talk secretly on the internet, including the input of a French IT guy — who was also part of ISIS.
Where did the GIFs on Animation Plaza come from? Who made them? Who is the lunatic who threw away their best years illustrating an entire universe whose inhabitants live their lives in looping three second intervals? "Reply All" investigates.
On this week’s episode of the "Reply All" podcast — talking to a woman victimized by the pioneer of online death threats.
On this week’s episode of the "Reply All" podcast, "This American Life" producer Stephanie Foo talks about the particular difficulty of online dating as an Asian woman.
Jade Davis usually tweets about topics like the ethics of self-driving cars, or the dangers of terms of service agreements. But in September, she started tweeting about something stranger: how the Internet had kidnapped her dog. This week on "Reply All": Trying to get that pug back.
Some researchers think daily microdoses of acid can help make you happier, more creative, and more empathetic. This week on "Reply All," two members of the staff take small doses of acid for a week. Secretly. At work.
This week on "Reply All," meet the man behind Ripoff Report, the bane of online businesses. People have all sorts of stories about him. They say he lives in a bunker, he’s on the run from the FBI, he’s a sociopath, a pedophile. "Reply All" decided to go find him.
On this week's "Reply All": Trying everything to get Verizon Fios in New York — and uncovering the reasons high speed Internet in America kind of sucks.
Carl Diggler is not just enthusiastic about elections. He's also right. He runs over an 80 percent accuracy rate on predicting elections results. He's also made up.
On this week's episode of "Reply All": Trying to figure out the mystery of the man in a top hat and return alisalibby.com to its original owner.
On this week's episode of "Reply All": The US parents desperate for access to breast milk and the unlikely solution (and complications) offered by the Internet.
Everyone talks about diversity in the workplace, but most technology companies seem unwilling to actually do anything about it. Here's a story about a man who quit his dream job at Twitter to try and change that.
On this week's episode of "Reply All": There’s been a big crisis in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and it has to do with the Internet and what it allows Mormons to do — factcheck the Church's history.
We’ll talk about rats in a second, but first we have to start with a human. A human named Eric Yearwood.
You wouldn’t expect today's exhaustive online documentation of the mundanities of everyday life to have a Patient Zero. But it does. Her name is Jennifer Ringley, and 19 years ago today, her site, Jennicam, went live.
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