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There’s Only One Way to ‘Disappear’ on the Internet These Days

To kill my digital self, I had to create an army of clones

Illustration: Janet Mac

Welcome to Bad Ideas, a column in which we examine the practical limits of technology by considering the things you could do and then investigating exactly why you shouldn’t. Because you can still learn from mistakes




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Steve Rousseau

Steve Rousseau

I write about technology. Regular contributor to Medium’s OneZero. Seen in Vice, Businessweek, The Outline and others. he/him.

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