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Apache releases first major new version of popular Web server in six years

Band Shows Fans How To Unblock The Pirate Bay

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Finland is one of many European countries where The Pirate Bay is censored. May last year the Finnish branch of the music industry body IFPI and the local Anti-Piracy Center filed a lawsuit against Elisa, the largest Internet provider in the country. The ISP lost the case and was ordered...
Band Shows Fans How To Unblock The Pirate Bay

Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down Pirate Bay Proxies

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Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down Pirate Bay Proxies

Science Acquires Indian Startup Pinpuff to Measure and Monetize Influence On Pinterest

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For the last six months, Los Angeles-based technology studio Science has been launching one ecommerce business after another, capitalizing on social media and performance marketing savvy to quickly build brand awareness. Today Science is departing from this model of company building to announce its first acquisition. The pseudo-incubator has acquired...
Science Acquires Indian Startup Pinpuff to Measure and Monetize Influence On Pinterest

Court Forbids Linking to Pirate Bay Proxies

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After two Dutch ISPs were ordered to censor The Pirate Bay earlier this year there was an influx of visitors to Pirate Bay proxy sites. In an attempt to take these proxies offline the Hollywood funded anti-piracy group BREIN obtained an injunction against one of the sites and used this...
Court Forbids Linking to Pirate Bay Proxies

Pirate Bay Simplifies Circumvention of ISP Blockades

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Within a few days, five of the largest UK Internet providers will all have to censor The Pirate Bay. Virgin and Orange have already implemented the block and the rest must follow before the end of May. The music companies who asked for the blockade hope it will decrease piracy...
Pirate Bay Simplifies Circumvention of ISP Blockades

The Pirate Bay plans fleet of low orbit server drones to evade the authorities

www.extremetech.com
In what reads like an April 1 missive, The Pirate Bay has announced that it plans to launch “Low Orbit Server Stations” that will act as a front line defense against future take-down attacks and censorship attempts on the world’s largest torrent site.“With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching...
The Pirate Bay plans fleet of low orbit server drones to evade the authorities

Court Shuts Down WordPress Based Pirate Bay Proxy

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Earlier this year we reported on a brand new anti-censorship WordPress plugin called RePress. RePress turns any WordPress blog into a fully operational proxy. It’s a useful tool for people whose speech is restricted by oppressive regimes, but also handy for downloaders in the Netherlands, the UK and other countries...
Court Shuts Down WordPress Based Pirate Bay Proxy

Why LinkedIn fiddles as Facebook burns

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The professional social network was seen as sexless compared to Facebook. Now it just seems safe. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- Amid the anger this week of Facebook investors, the embarrassment of the company's underwriters and the schadenfreude of its detractors, a question has been bugging me: If so...
Why LinkedIn fiddles as Facebook burns

You can watch Hulu Plus on Apple TV in any country , as long as you have a U.S. iTunes account

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An interesting tidbit from Apple’s release of the Hulu Plus ‘app’ on the Apple TV earlier today. Unlike Hulu’s normal service, you can watch it in any region as long as you have a U.S. iTunes account attached to your hardware. Normal Hulu service is strictly limited to the U.S....
You can watch Hulu Plus on Apple TV in any country , as long as you have a U.S. iTunes account
Mo’ Money, Mo’ Security Threats: CloudFlare Launches Business and Enterprise Services

Are The Courts Finally Trying To Bring Some Balance Back To Copyright?

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One of the recurrent themes here on Techdirt is the increasing lack of balance in copyright, which is now heavily weighted in favor of creators and their proxies, and against the public. That bias has come about thanks to the rise of the Internet, which has turned the traditionally rather...
Are The Courts Finally Trying To Bring Some Balance Back To Copyright?

Pirate Bay Proxies Force Nasty Crapware on Visitors

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In recent months Pirate Bay proxies have become extremely popular. After several large ISPs in the UK and the Netherlands were ordered to block the BitTorrent site earlier this year, reverse proxy sites popped up left and right. A list of 100+ of these proxies is maintained by PirateReverse, which...
Pirate Bay Proxies Force Nasty Crapware on Visitors

Court Says Dutch Anti-Piracy Organization Overreached; Won't Shut Down Pirate Party Proxy Site

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We just wrote about the bizarre process in the Netherlands, where the Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN was able to get a court injunction to order the Dutch Pirate Party to stop hosting a proxy service that redirected people to The Pirate Bay, and then tried to get the Party in...
Court Says Dutch Anti-Piracy Organization Overreached; Won't Shut Down Pirate Party Proxy Site

Pirate Bay Pesters Copyright Holders with Yet Another New IP-Address

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Copyright holders around the world are growing increasingly annoyed with The Pirate Bay. After expensive legal battles they managed to get ISPs to block the site in the UK, the Netherlands and elsewhere. But despite these orders the BitTorrent site remains widely available. To make matters even worse, the increased...
Pirate Bay Pesters Copyright Holders with Yet Another New IP-Address

Pirate Bay Slaps Pathetic Proxies and Scammy Copies

torrentfreak.com
As time progresses, Internet users in general are becoming more wise to the general scams, cons and rip-offs of the online world. These evils take many forms, from rich African dignitaries looking to share their wealth with strangers, to a worried ‘PayPal’ advising users to enter their username and password...
Pirate Bay Slaps Pathetic Proxies and Scammy Copies
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Dutch Whac-A-Mole Game Against The Pirate Bay Apparently Works Better Without Due Process

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Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting, briefly, Tim Kuik, the head of BREIN, the Dutch anti-piracy group that has been fighting against file sharing on a variety of fronts. We had an enjoyable conversation (as part of a larger discussion) in which he insisted that he and BREIN...
Dutch Whac-A-Mole Game Against The Pirate Bay Apparently Works Better Without Due Process

Dutch Judge's Anti-Piracy Activities Draw Accusations Of Corruption In Pirate Bay Censorship

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We were a bit surprised last week to hear that a court in the Netherlands had ruled that the Dutch Pirate Party had to censor itself when it came to explaining to people how to use proxies to get around The Pirate Bay block. At some point such censorship needs...
Dutch Judge's Anti-Piracy Activities Draw Accusations Of Corruption In Pirate Bay Censorship
Zuckerberg visits Asia, incites rumors Facebook may finally launch in China

UK High Court Expands Censorship Regime: Orders The Pirate Bay To Be Blocked

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This was mostly expected since earlier this year, but the UK's High Court has now ordered a bunch of ISPs to block The Pirate Bay. This is pretty unfortunate, given that we were just talking about how UK-based musician Dan Bull used The Pirate Bay to help him get on...
UK High Court Expands Censorship Regime: Orders The Pirate Bay To Be Blocked

Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk

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On Friday, Palo Alto Networks debuted for trading on the NASDAQ national market. Having priced the previous evening at $42 a share, the shares finished their first day of trading at $53.13, amounting to a rise of 26.5 percent. The company raised $260 million. Combined as it was with the...
Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk

Google's privacy settings – controlling your information

www.guardian.co.uk
There are ways to control what information Google records, or opting out altogether. Your personal information is valuableGoogle provides tools for controlling your personal information, and a handy dashboard for your various accounts. Use the privacy tools page to opt out of tracking.The dashboard shows your use of most Google...
Google's privacy settings – controlling your information

Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

www.businessinsider.com
Usually, before a company goes public, its top executives travel around the country and sell the deal to big institutional investors. This is called the road show.  Facebook is going to IPO in about a month, and its road show is about to start. In a surprise to some traditionalists,...
Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

ETSI puts nano-SIM vote on hold following RIM cheat claims

www.electronista.com
Standards body ETSI has put the controversial nano-SIM vote on hold following a tumultuous build-up ahead of their latest meeting. According to FOSS Patents, the deep divisions between various smartphone makers including Apple, RIM and Nokia made it impossible to move forward with the vote as planned. Matters were further...
ETSI puts nano-SIM vote on hold following RIM cheat claims

Researchers To Release an Anonymous BitTorrent Client

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BitTorrent users are increasingly looking for more anonymity but right now their options are limited. For a monthly fee they can sign up with a VPN or proxy to hide their IP-address. Free options with decent speeds or without other restrictions aren’t easily available. This lack of fast, unlimited and...
Researchers To Release an Anonymous BitTorrent Client

Iran reportedly blocking encrypted Internet traffic

arstechnica.com
The Iranian government is reportedly blocking access to websites that use the HTTPS security protocol, and preventing the use of software residents use to bypass the state-run firewall. From  post on Hacker News today, apparently written by an Iranian resident:  Since Thursday Iranian government has shutted [sic] down the https...
Iran reportedly blocking encrypted Internet traffic

UK Pirate Party sees more than 1.8m visits in 24 hours after ISPs block The Pirate Bay website

thenextweb.com
The move to stop Pirate Bay in the UK means that ISPs are now blocking the site due to an order from the High Court. Tough times for pirates, but high times for the UK Pirate Party (PPUK) as research on TorrentFreak today points out that the political party’s site...
UK Pirate Party sees more than 1.8m visits in 24 hours after ISPs block The Pirate Bay website

Nokia & Microsoft Respond To Google’s Complaint Over Patent Trolling, Call It “Desperate” & “Wrong”

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Happy Friday, here’s some more patent trolling nonsense for you today: Google said on Thursday it had filed a complaint with the European Commission which claims cell phone maker Nokia is colluding with Microsoft to make money off their patents. The complaint states that the two companies are using proxy...
Nokia & Microsoft Respond To Google’s Complaint Over Patent Trolling, Call It “Desperate” & “Wrong”
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