A Princeton researcher finds himself bombarded with demands to pay up after swapping adult movies online—but he didn't do it. It appears to be another case of extremely-lazy IP "enforcement" using bad BitTorrent data collection.
Google announced changes--including a proposed registration--to head off a challenge by Bing. Bing is attempting to partner with media that's upset over Google's workaround of paid subscription sites.
Want to know how much phone companies and internet service providers charge to funnel your private communications or records to U.S. law enforcement and spy agencies? That’s the question muckraker and Indiana University graduate student Christophe
Government Agencies Withholding Information on Data-Gathering from Facebook, Twitter, and Other Online Communities
Benayahu told Haaretz the new program would be up and running in a few months.
New FCC Internet regulations are coming. The proposals are scary for Americans, but Stalin and Mao would be proud.
The infamous serial huffer is back in the news: this time he's threatening Amazon, CafePress and Getty Images, among others, with using his mug shot without his permission.
The U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve delayed the implementation date for a new Internet gambling payment ban for six months, a move that gives lawmakers time to overturn it or end confusion over illegal practices. In a joint statement, the Treasury
According to reports, online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, lost 49,000 editors during the first three months of 2009.
If the US is proposing draconian rules to implement the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, it's nothing compared to the British proposal....an unelected official with the power to do anything without Parliamentary oversight in the name of protectin
All those Dazzle White ads you've seen lately? Think the “Free Trial” offer from Dazzle White teeth whitener is a good deal? Think again: customers were shocked to discover the “free trial” had turned into a consumer scam credit card nightmare.
It’s one thing to report on the phenomenon of people disappearing. But to really understand it, I figured that I had to try it myself. So I decided to vanish.
China has vowed to tighten supervision of its online games market, saying online games used "bloody, violent and obscene" content to attract players, hurting their "physical and psychological health", the culture ministry said.
Google and a coalition of authors and publishers are hoping a second draft of a legal settlement will clear the way through a thicket of copyright laws to let Google to build the library of the future.
"Net neutrality" is the shoot-to-kill justification advocates want to use against owners of private property for the crime of slowing electrons. You have to admire propaganda that makes it seem reasonable, and your idea.
A struggle we have to win.
I got an email ostensibly from a friend last night saying he was just mugged in London and needed over $3,000 to get his hotel bill paid and come back home. Could I help?
After receiving a letter from SIGA Technologies' attorney's demanding that Natural News retract part of a story, Mike Adams decided to try something different. He tasked his facebook fans with digging up evidence to prove SIGA's involvement with vacc
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Google said, in response to threats by Rupert Murdoch to ban the search engine from listing content from his news empire, that any company could ask to have stories taken off. Murdoch accused Google of stealing stories from News Corp. newspapers for
When a dozen Cuban bloggers wanted to stage a protest last month, they simultaneously tweeted, texted and posted messages like "Freedom.'' One later used a blond wig to sneak into a government building and complain against censorship of the Intern
[Thanks for the book sales!] A federal judge has ordered self-described anti-terrorism investigator to remove from his Web site some of the 12,000 documents that his son allegedly stole from the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
Almost every form of open dissent is outlawed in China, but mass protests organized online are increasingly putting pressure on police, judges and other officials -- and getting results.
Secret police agents abducted and beat award-winning blogger Yoani Sanchez, whose online reports chronicle the dark side of everyday life in communist Cuba, on her way to a march for non-violence, she said. 3 agents in street clothes snatched her and
The internet chapter of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, a secret copyright treaty whose text Obama's administration refused to disclose due to "national security" concerns, has leaked. It's bad. ISPs have to proactively police copyright on u
Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano cut the ribbon on a state-of-the-art unified command center for government cybersecurity efforts. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center brings together various government organizations
Yes, hard to believe, but it was 40 years ago today that the first two nodes of what would become Arpanet connected, thus beginning the Internet As We Know It. In the ensuing four decades, the Internet would change our world as profoundly as radio an
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The North Korean government was the source of high-profile cyberattacks in July that caused Web outages in South Korea and the United States. The IP address was traced back to North Korea's Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the chief of South