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The claim in the article that people who go to the Sci-Hub website are "very vulnerable to having their credentials stolen" is completely baseless, since Sci-Hub never asks for credentials or other personal information. I will instead address the question posed here, about the origin of the credentials obtained by Sci-Hub. The Sci-Hub website does ...


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According to a press briefing published on the official un.org, the website is not associated with the UN: **Unaffiliated Website And just to note that over the weekend, I’ve been receiving a lot of questions from different journalists about a website for a something called the United Nations New World Order project. I just want to state and say this very ...


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(This answers addresses the original question, which was more focused on whether the site was legitimate or was just made to be fodder for conspiracy theories. The current version focuses on whether it is affiliated with the UN, and see tim's answer for a better answer to that using the official word from the UN) It's a real website and appears to be owned ...


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Does Sci-Hub rely on stolen credentials from unwitting researchers? Yes, at least in part. This is confirmed by Alexandra Elbakyan herself, although she also claims that Sci-Hub isn't the one conducting the phishing attacks: "I bought some credentials from other people," she told Sky News. "Perhaps some credentials (out of thousands used by ...


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The website has now been stripped of the UN logo and most of the content it had when this question was posted. Additionally, the copyright notice at the bottom has changed from "United Nations New World Order Project" to just "New World Order Project." The UN logo that previously appeared in the site header has now been replaced by this ...


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