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“Six Strikes,” Piracy, and Your Internet

During summer 2012, we all heard tell of internet service providers agreeing to a new Copyright Alert System (CAS), intending to curb online piracy.  All we really knew of it back then is that it involved your ISP sending you…

The Great Facebook Copyright Hoax

Look kids, I like helping you out.  I do.  I like giving you reviews on stuff.  I like telling you about cool and nerdy things.  I even like helping to make sure that your digital life is secure and safe. …

Web Blackout slaps SOPA, MPAA Slaps the Web Blackout, Everyone Slaps the MPAA

  SOPA and PIPA lost 3 co-sponsors this afternoon, presumably in response to the blackout protests by many prominent internet sites such as Reddit and Wikipedia. ┬áSen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) withdrew his co-sponsorship of PIPA while Reps. Lee Terry (R-NE)…

The Day the Web Went Dark

[Article first published as The Day the Web Went Dark on Blogcritics] A lot of Internet users today are checking in with their daily websites to find that those websites aren’t up and active.  They’re instead finding that some of those sites…

64. goodbye 28-day wait to rent a new movie, hello zediva. and thank you, copyright loophole.

the idea of being able to stream movies and television over high speed broadband connections is wonderful, especially when there’s so many sources to access it from.  now you buy streams for single episodes, complete television seasons and moves from…