BOSTON (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc said its U.S. website was down for about 2 hours on Friday but said it was unsure what had blocked access to the world's biggest online store.
Recently DBKP wrote of the Cyber-War being waged between the mysterious group known as Anonymous and the Church of Scientology. While looking for Scientology's take on the matter, we came across the remnants of one of their battles--on YouTube.
First your TV set, now your Internet. Control and money.
A one billion dollar lawsuit against YouTube threatens internet freedom, according to its owner Google.
A $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing site threatens how hundreds of millions of people exchange all kinds of information on the Internet, YouTube owne
The glut of illegal file trading had produced “devastating effects” for the music community and “become so severe that it is causing significant congestion over our broadband networks, degrading the online experience for consumers and imposing unnece
Set in 2014 Epic 2014 charts the history of the Internet, the evolving mediascape and the way news and newspapers were affected by the growth in online news.
U.S. District Court Judge Neil V. Wake has rejected the legal theory that the Recording Industry Association of America has used to attack P2P downloads. Jeffrey and Pamela Howell said their music copies were for personal use and they didn't know
Our goal at BreakTheMatrix is to build a social networking organization and movement that will bring freedom loving people together on the Internet, and deliver our message of optimism, hope, freedom and prosperity "off-Internet."Entered By: Powell Gammill
The FBI and multiple members of Congress said that Internet service providers must be legally required to keep records of their users' activities for later review by police.
The FBI called for new legislation that would allow federal police to monitor the Internet for "illegal activity." Mueller suggests the bureau should have a broad "omnibus" authority to conduct monitoring and surveillance of priva
A prominent Senate Democrat said federal and local police should use custom software to monitor peer-to-peer networks for illegal activity, and he wants to spend $1 billion in tax dollars to help make that happen.
"The Internet is used to inspire and mobilize local terrorists ... functioning as a virtual training camp. Each member state shall take the necessary measures to ensure that terrorist-linked offenses include ... public provocation to commit a te
A declassified document first reported in 2006 gives a fascinating glimpse into the US military’s plans for “information operations”. The declassified document is called “Information Operations Roadmap”.
Ron Paul is still running for President of the United States, collecting convention delegates and going to the Republican National Convention in September. Why endorse a 3rd party candidate that endorses the Flat Tax?
Mr. Chairman, I stand opposed to the regulations being discussed today because I opposed the underlying bill upon which these regulations are based. The ban on Internet gambling infringes upon two freedoms that are important to many Americans: the ab
"I am not advocating censorship. But I am asking what we can to make certain that these glorious tools are not ... changed into tools that facilitate the use of terror attacks on innocent civilians around the world," said Democratic Rep. Ja
Details have emerged of a young Saudi woman who was beaten, then shot to death by her father after he caught her chatting on the popular website, Facebook.
We interviewed Drew Curtis, founder of FARK.com, on Fark past, present and future--and the squirrel.
Pictorial featuring items that white people like, from the blog, Stuff White People Like.
The bill would require anyone who contributes to a website to register their real name, address and e-mail address with that site. Their full name would be used anytime a comment is posted. The website operator would have to pay if someone posts anon
MobiTV Inc., which provides TV services on Sprint Nextel Corp. cell phones, is trying to shut down a Web forum that is carrying instructions on how to get access to its channels for free. MobiTV sent a letter to Howardforums.com, asking the site t
Hell hath no fury like Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wale's ex.
A growing underground network of young people armed with computer memory sticks, digital cameras and clandestine Internet hookups has been mounting some challenges to the Cuban government in recent months, spreading news that the official state media
A federal judge in San Francisco who had ordered the shutdown of a whistle-blowers' Web site where private bank documents were posted changed his mind Friday, conceding his original ruling might not have been constitutional.... ya think?
President Bush is asking Congress to work with his administration to end illegal sales of highly addictive [less expensive] prescription drugs on the Internet to stem a rising number of people dying of overdoses.
The Federal Communications Commission should allow broadband providers to manage their networks and slow "bandwidth hogs," despite concerns such practices arbitrarily target some customers, said a coalition of 7 civil rights groups.
While Comcast's seat-warmers slept, a collection of Cambridge scholars, Internet advocates, industry leaders, engineers and policymakers nearly all agreed Internet blocking has serious consequences for each and every one of us.
A $17 billion private equity firm, managed by major Democratic donors, General Atlantic, shut down Dr. Murray Sabrin's website last night immediately after Dr. Ron Paul sent out a nationwide email asking his supporters to participate in his onlin
A company that sells Internet addresses is being sued for its controversial practice of holding a domain name in reserve if someone checks for its availability but does not buy it right away.