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Obama Would Veto ‘Anti-Net Neutrality Bill”

The power to veto something is a strong one, and many governments have the power in place for specific reasons. Though rarely used it can often be what makes or breaks a law or new piece…

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WordPress Enables Free HTTPS Connections to Custom Domains

WordPress is a free, open source content management system, typically used for blogs and quick makeshift websites. While it’s nice to have your own content, you want to make sure that its safe and secure, something…

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EFF Seek Fees For Patent Case Over Online Photo Contests

We’ve all seen the competitions you can enter online, ranging from entering a competition on a forum to having to create and upload a piece of work. A common type of online contest is where you upload…

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LARPing Company Sued Then Silenced

In the past, there have been cases where people have attempted to use the law to manipulate and control people’s choices. From the recent case of the hoverboard company raided at CES only to then have the case…

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T-Mobiles Binge On Service Throttles Connections To Video Sites

T-Mobile recently announced a new service in which customers would be allowed to stream unlimited video without it counting against their data limits. The problem being, those videos can only come from select partners. Now it looks…

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Online Digital JPEG images May Soon Be Subject To DRM

Oh what fresh hell is this? If you thought the pitfalls of DRM (Digital Rights Management) had finally dawned on the tech industry, then well no, no it has not. Considering an initiative which has been launched…

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Hammer Comes Down on the Podcasting Patent Troll Personal Audio

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) just invalidated claims made by Personal Audio, the long time podcast patent troll. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) led the fight against the troll and prevailed this week after…

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New CISPA Regulations Could Classify Netflix as a “Cybersecurity Threat”

It appears that a new cybersecurity bill currently going through the Senate is considered too ‘broad’ and would grant ISPs the liberty to limit streaming services’ delivery to customers, having Netflix given as an example. The…

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Microsoft Says “NO” to FBI Request Regarding Customer Data

Microsoft reportedly revealed to the public that its privacy policy has priority and it is not willing to make any exceptions. Such is the case where the company allegedly received a letter from the FBI, a…

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Lavabit Encryption Key Ruling By U.S Government Is Unconstitutional State Attorneys

When the FBI demanded that Lavabit hand over the site’s SSL keys so they could access all user data the site owner Ladar Levison refused to cooperate and faced legal action as a result. Since the…

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Restore The Fourth Plan New Protest For October 26th

If you live in the USA and are worried about your online privacy and data protection rights then chances are that you’ve already heard of the civil activist movement Restore the Fourth. The Restore the Fourth…

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Humble Weekly Sale: Klei Entertainment – Week of June 27th

Klei Entertainment has joined the rankings of other great developers and the Humble Bundle Weekly Sale. Klei Entertainment has brought us several games over the years, unfortunately it seems as if they will only be hosting…

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Humble Android Bundle 6 Now Available

Humble Bundle has been non-stop recently, bringing us one bundle after another. Bringing us their 6th Android Bundle, giving us the opportunity to get 6 games for one low price, games for Android, Windows, Mac and…

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UPDATE: The Humble Indie Bundle 8

Last week I published an article about Humble Bundles eight installment of their Indie Bundle. Where, you were able to get 7 great games for one low price. The bundle includes 5 games, and you get to pay…

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The Humble Indie Bundle 8 Out Now

Are you an Indie game fan? Are you familiar with HumbleBundle.com? If not you might want to check it out. Humble Bundle releases some really interesting bundles, they are releasing their 8th installment of their “Indie…