Having eliminated all terrorism in the real world, the US intelligence community is working to develop software that will detect violent extremists infiltrating World of Warcraft and other multiplayer games, according to the Director of National Inte
THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION HEARING about net neutrality this week was so crowded that police had to turn away an estimated 100 people from the Harvard Law School classroom where the event was held.
It may not be at Wikileaks.org anymore, but the whistle-blowing Web site that prides itself in exposing secrets is still publishing and vows to fight a court's attempt to shut it down. [Can't stop the signal.]
One of the most important web sites in recent months has been Wikileaks.org. Created by several brave journalists committed to transparency, Wikileaks has published: [read the whole story]
One of the most important web sites in recent months has been Wikileaks.org. Created by several brave journalists committed to transparency, Wikieaks has published: [read the whole story]
A major service outage afflicted users of the popular, addictive BlackBerry smart phones across the United States and Canada. Officials with AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless said BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. told them customers of all wirel
An abandoned anchor was responsible for cutting one of the undersea Internet cables severed last week, causing disruptions across the Middle East and parts of Asia, the cable's owner said Friday.
Officials say HEMA, Netherland's online version of Ikea, has developed massive inventory problems, crippling their web presence. [due to the website's design, you can watch the problems in real time as they develop]
Of course we all know that the United States Trade Representative made a deal with the European Union, Japan and Canada over America's ban on online gaming. What we didn't know were the terms of that deal. What concessions did the U.S. make
The hacker group known only as "Anonymous" issue their 3rd video warning to Scientology. The hackers vowed last week to destroy Scientology and US and UK websites began crashing over the weekend.
Internet data was majorly affected as it is the biggest capacity carried by the undersea cables. However, all voice calls, corporate data and video traffic were also affected. Now it is said to be 5 cables severed.
[You] have no right to know how many billions of tax dollars they've spent with no legislative authorization in order to buy the cooperation of other nations and prevent American adults from gambling in the privacy of their own home.
Iridium communications service was launched on November 1, 1998 and went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy on August 13, 1999. The first Iridium call was made by then-Vice President of the United States Al Gore. Motorola provided the technology and major fi
No ships were present when two marine cables carrying much of the Middle East's internet traffic were severed, announced Egypt's Ministry of Communications Sunday, contrary to earlier speculation....
The Pentagon's Information Operations Roadmap is blunt about the fact that an internet, with the potential for free speech, is in direct opposition to their goals.
Internet blackouts are impacting large tracts of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa after four undersea cable connections were severed. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait,...
It birthed the web as we know it. But tomorrow, February 1, marks the demise of Netscape Navigator, the first commercial web browser. When Netscape arrived in 1994, the screeching wail of the dial-up modem was not yet a household sound.
At least for a while, the World Wide Web wasn't so worldwide. Two cables that carry Internet traffic deep under the Mediterranean Sea snapped, disrupting service Thursday across a swath of Asia and the Middle East.
The MySpace Mayor, who posed in her bra and panties on the town's firetruck, has been quiet. Meanwhile, others have urged "tolerance"--especially if you don't think the same way they do.
A woman found the answer to her problem of getting rid of a lover's spouse: place an ad for a hitman on popular Internet site, CraigsList.
I’m always amazed at the internet sources for RP articles; rarely any stories come from major news outlets, and in fact most are blogs or little known sites with authors as arbitrary as I am.
Curvaceous MySpace Mayor, Carmen Kontur-Gronquist did a risque photo shoot for her MySpace page on the town's firetruck. Was it her "private life", or will a recall effort boot her out? [video/picture]
It will be mandatory for all internet service providers to provide clean feeds, or ISP filtering, to houses and schools that are free of pornography and inappropriate material. Civil libertarians warn the freedom of the internet is at stake, but Sena
An MIT initiative called "OpenCourseWare" makes virtually all the school's courses available online for free — lecture notes, readings, tests and often video lectures.
Web sites come and web sites go, but with a little effort you can pull one out and show it off. Kind of like a grand parent’s brag book I suppose. Where were you when Republican’s were touting a Revolution instead of trying to quash one?
There was a time--2004 to be precise--when spam "only" consumed 70 percent of all e-mail. Those were the good old days. Today, as Barracuda Networks' annual spam report shows, upwards of 95 percent of all e-mail is spam. In 2001, the nu
An early municipal Wi-Fi network in Tempe, Arizona, has only 500 subscribers, but it may have a buyer. A mobile operator, Telscape, wants to buy the 40-square-mile network, which consists of about 1,000 access points in a mesh. With the proper mar
Another broadly-written bill would expand asset forfeiture laws to include copyright violations. Scary passage summarized by CNET: "Any computer or network hardware used to 'facilitate' a copyright crime could be seized by the Justic
Look, kiddie porn and terrorism are bad. Obvious. But what better way for a government to push through controversial legislation quickly than to harness their emotive properties? After all, what self-respecting member of the US House of Representativ
A fifteen year old girl, alone in her room, sees mysterious text appear across her computer screen. The messages are ominous. "Submit nude photos or your family will be harmed."