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21 Jun 2015

Anodyne Game Developer Pirates His Own Game

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After finding out about a copy of his game being released on The Pirate Bay, Sean Hogan responded quite positively in the torrent comments. Read the TorrentFreak article for details on that. As you’ll see in the TorrentFreak article, the original torrent has since been removed. A super duper top secret insider at The Pirate […]

21 Jun 2015

DDoS Activism – Could It Be Improved?

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I’m questioning whether organizing a group DDoS specifically for the purpose of protest should be treated as a crime. Does it merit the extreme penalties participants of DDoS activism are potentially subject to? Could such activism be organized in a more acceptable, democratic fashion? How would you feel about guidelines being established for DDoS demonstrations? […]

21 Jun 2015

Data – Products Vs Services

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A common misconception involving data and creative content has led to a huge mess that affects many areas of society. A huge economy has been built around it. Legislation has been written, perhaps inaccurately, based on it. Whether you are the non-commercial file-sharer using that path of least resistance to access data or the content […]

21 Jun 2015

Creative Content Distribution – From Then Till Now

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Amazon has recently announced the following statement regarding the Kindle: We will be introducing lending for Kindle, a new feature that lets you loan your Kindle books to other Kindle device or Kindle app users. Each book can be lent once for a loan period of 14-days and the lender cannot read the book during […]

21 Jun 2015

Creative Commons Porn Campaign Announced

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Sex in the Pink, a blog that was just published on baywords (blog host dedicated to free & uncensored hosting), has announced a new project. Freedom Porn is a project dedicated to delivering amateur pornography under Creative Commons licensing in the endeavor to raise awareness of sex related issues across the spectrum. In their own […]

21 Jun 2015

Congress VOTES on CISPA

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Congress is currently debating and preparing to vote on CISPA. According to supporters of CISPA, the bill that allows corporations to spy on Americans without the same restrictions of due process which government agencies are bound to follow, privacy invasion is ok as long as it is only used for circumstances directly related to “cyber […]

21 Jun 2015

Congrats to MEP Amelia Andersdotter!

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The final ratification of the Treaty of Lisbon, which changes the allowances for the number of members of European Parliament for some nations in the EU, is expected to be annexed to the original document in Rome this month. The changes will be active December 1st, 2011. The Lisbon Treaty, in which the rules governing […]

21 Jun 2015

Comcast Data Caps Pick On 1% While Overcharging 99% of Customers

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Today I spoke with Comcast security assurance who says that my account has exceeded the bandwidth usage limit of 250GB. They say if it happens again within 6 months I will lose service for a year. Based on recent usage trends, I fully expect to be banned from Comcast after the next billing cycle. October […]

21 Jun 2015

BTGuard – A bittorrent proxy for anonymous file transfers!

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Having spent a few years as a Supermod for a popular bittorrent related forum, the most common concern I’ve seen among members is the fear of the men in black kicking down their door, guns a-blazin’, just because their IP address shows up on a bittorrent transfer of a DRM-free version of a song, game […]

21 Jun 2015

CISPA – HR 3523 The New SOPA

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Due process? Probable Cause? Screw that. Some US legislators are intent on being able to monitor all of your online activity, lurking in your internets like pedobear at a playground. The bill H.R. 3523, or Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), appears to be the next brewing threat to internet privacy and freedom. Accord […]