There have been plenty of sites hit with DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks lately. One of the latest hit with such an attack was TorrentFreak.
There’s been reports circulating that Netflix has been cracking down on VPN users recently. While this report circulated to many media outlets, it seems that Netflix has denied that anything is actually new.
UK ISPs BT, Sky, TalkTalk, and Virgin are reportedly hijacking their subscribers web browser sessions to try and push them to use porn filters.
Overblocking in the UK is once again grabbing headlines after the porn filters (often dubbed “The Great Firewall of Britain”) have added another high profile innocent victim: The Chaos Computer Club.
Things are getting intense as the Sony hack grows. Employees of the company are now receiving threatening e-mails from the alleged hackers saying that their families will be in danger.
By Drew Wilson The Liberator may have given gun enthusiasts a huge boost in confidence, but the 3D printable gun may also be attracting unwanted attention for 3D printing enthusiasts as well. Right now, a US Senator is calling for regulating 3D printed guns. Last Thursday, we reported on the US government censoring content on […]
By Drew Wilson 3D printing has been around for a while, but with the possibility of printing a gun, there’s been a very contentious debate surrounding the technology. Now, the US government has stepped in and taken down content. The technology can print many interesting things such as human body parts, plastic figurines and even […]
By Drew Wilson Mega was able to open with a bang as an untold number of users rushed to create accounts on opening day – so much so that the traffic ultimately brought down the website for about 48 hours for some users. Now that the website is up and running, some are criticizing the […]
By Drew Wilson It was a much anticipated launch – Kim Dotcom’s new website “Mega” opened its doors today to much fanfare. While the website was greeted with positive reviews amongst outlets that were able to get an early sneak peak, the grand opening to the public caused such a surge in traffic, the load […]
There’s been a new development with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). A portion of the agreement detailing the copyright terms and exceptions has been leaked. This is certainly of particular interest given that the US reacted to the defeat of ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting trade Agreement) by saying that there would be new limitations and exceptions inserted into […]