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Comcast: We Won't Terminate Your Account Under Six Strikes; We'll Just Block Every Single Website

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The various ways in which the big ISPs would implement their version of the "six strikes" Copyright Alert System had mostly been leaked over the past few months, but there had been nothing coming out of Comcast. AT&T planned to block "frequently visited websites" after the fourth strike. Verizon planned...
Comcast: We Won't Terminate Your Account Under Six Strikes; We'll Just Block Every Single Website

TNW's Daily Dose: Ouya games console is a Kickstarter hit, Twitter heads to more feature phones, and more

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The Ouya games console has raised more than $2m in its first 24 hours on Kickstarter, Twitter partners with Mediatek, and Amazon launches its own version of Apple’s Game Center. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The...
TNW's Daily Dose: Ouya games console is a Kickstarter hit, Twitter heads to more feature phones, and more

EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

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Londoners enjoyed not only "the greatest show on earth" this summer, but also free tube WiFi courtesy of Virgin Media. It's due to remain complimentary for what's left of the year, but if you're with EE, you'll be able to continue updating your status from subterranean platforms in 2013....
EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?

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We've seen plenty of ridiculous stories about bogus DMCA takedowns, but none get so ridiculous as the ones in which the content being demanded taken down is the officially released content. This often happens because of shoddy / clueless middlemen, as is the case with the latest example being passed...
How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?

Verizon's "Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Measures Unveiled

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In 2011 the MPAA and RIAA teamed up with five major Internet providers in the United States to launch the Center for Copyright Information (CCI). The parties agreed to implement a system through which subscribers are warned that their copyright infringements have been monitored by rightsholders. After several warnings ISPs...
Verizon's "Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Measures Unveiled

Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

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It's not surprising, after Yahoo sued Facebook and Facebook stocked up on a bunch more patents, that Facebook would respond with guns blazing at Yahoo for the lawsuit. As we've been arguing for the better part of a decade, in many cases, patents are basically just nuclear stockpiling, where companies...
Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

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Remember all the way back to last week when a Foxconn HR/Parking lot attendant told a Japanese NEws Crew that the iPhone was coming in June? Not so says another un-named HR representative reports Kokatu. South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper begs to differ. According to a recently published article, the paper asked the head...
New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

ISPs plan to hijack browsers and limit Internet access to combat copyright piracy

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Comcast has confirmed that it will prevent repeat file sharers from browsing the Web until they call the company to resolve the matter. The move is part of a Copyright Alert System that was recently rolled out by several major Internet service providers. The system has earned the nickname...
ISPs plan to hijack browsers and limit Internet access to combat copyright piracy

Will the Upcoming Six Strikes Scheme Stop Piracy?

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In a few weeks the MPAA, RIAA and five major U.S. Internet providers will start to warn BitTorrent pirates. The parties founded the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and agreed on a system through which copyright infringers are told that their behavior is unacceptable. After five or six warnings ISPs...
Will the Upcoming Six Strikes Scheme Stop Piracy?

Sometimes it Pays to Solve Hard Problems: CA Acquires 3Tera

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As ReadWriteWeb's Richard MacManus reported in 2006, 3Tera is a company to watch: "3Tera strikes me as a company to keep an eye on - they're tackling a complex problem and they have a lot of potential customers out there." CA must agree. The companies have entered into a definitive...
Sometimes it Pays to Solve Hard Problems: CA Acquires 3Tera

Here's what an actual "six strikes" copyright alert looks like

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Earlier this week, the Copyright Alert System (CAS)—better known as "six strikes"—finally debuted. Both Verizon and Comcast activated the service on Wednesday. The new system is funded by a group known as the Center for Copyright Information (CCI), which is made up of five major American ISPs, the Motion Picture...
Here's what an actual "six strikes" copyright alert looks like

How ISPs' 'six strikes' anti-piracy program could wreak havoc on public Wi-Fi hotspots

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How ISPs' 'six strikes' anti-piracy program could wreak havoc on public Wi-Fi hotspots

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Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

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You don't have to look much further than the millions of Galaxy Notes sold to realize that Samsung is serious about the stylus, but the company's now made that commitment clearer than ever by buying a piece of Wacom. It's not the biggest of investments for a company of...
Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

HBO Wants Google to Censor.... HBO.com

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In common with many other websites on the Internet, Google has an obligation to remove infringing content upon receiving a valid DMCA request from copyright holders. Starting a few months ago copyright holders drastically increased the number of notices sent, totaling more than 50 million last year. While many of...
HBO Wants Google to Censor.... HBO.com

Twitter Bug Makes It Look Like You Tweeted Really Embarrassing Things About Celebrities

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Sometime last night, just before taking off from work for the day, we became convinced that human fender bender Amanda Bynes had hacked our Twitter account. Maybe "hacked" is too strong of a word, but it seemed like this troubled celebrity had somehow mastered Twitter in a way that tech...
Twitter Bug Makes It Look Like You Tweeted Really Embarrassing Things About Celebrities

Time To Start Again On 'Six Strikes' And Let Internet Users Have A Seat At The Table

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One of our key concerns with the so-called "voluntary" six strikes agreement set up between the ISPs and the content companies (with a major shove from the White House) was the fact that there was no one representing the users at the table. As much as the White House has...
Time To Start Again On 'Six Strikes' And Let Internet Users Have A Seat At The Table

Booting Up: The Throw Your iPhone Around Like a Ball Edition

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Wheeeee! TheO ball let's you toss your iPhone for fun and sport. Sorry, hipsters, cool kid cracks not included. [TUAW] User sues Google for bypassing default privacy settings on Safari. The Wall Street Journal's "What They Know" series strikes again! [VentureBeat] Comcast tries to take businesses away from Netflix by...
Booting Up: The Throw Your iPhone Around Like a Ball Edition

Six Strikes Officially Begins On Monday

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Kevin Collier over at the DailyDot claims he's got it on good authority that the "six strikes" system, officially known as the Copyright Alert System, officially kicks off on Monday, many months later than scheduled. For whatever reason, the organization behind the program, the Center for Copyright Information, has been...
Six Strikes Officially Begins On Monday

Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013

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Center for Copyright Information (CCI) head Jill Lesser has announced in a blog post that the criticized "six strikes" copyright enforcement warning system will not be implemented until early 2013. Previously scheduled for commencement in December of 2012, damage from Hurricane Sandy affected the organization's testing schedules with internet service...
Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013
ISPs once again push back 'six strikes' anti-piracy policy, this time into 2013

How to Hide Posts on a Facebook Fan Page

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If you manage a Facebook fan page, you've probably experienced the tricky experience of navigating through user posts. Fans of the page post like mad. Then you go back to see this strange onslaught of posts. It's too late to delete any of them - plus, you don't want to...
How to Hide Posts on a Facebook Fan Page
Obama rumored to shift CIA drone program to military

Copyright Troll Malibu Media Seeking 'Six Strikes' Info From Verizon In Lawsuit

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One of the many complaints about the "six strikes" Copyright Alert System (CAS) in the US is the fact that while it doesn't directly lead to litigation, there is nothing in the agreement that prevents copyright holders from seeking out and using information from the six strikes system in copyright...
Copyright Troll Malibu Media Seeking 'Six Strikes' Info From Verizon In Lawsuit
Brand New Photo Confirms That Kim Jong-un Is A Mac User

Mt. Gox delays plan to support virtual currency litecoin

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has temporarily shelved plans to support a competing currency, litecoin, the company said Thursday.Mt. Gox, which is the largest bitcoin exchange, has been battling ongoing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that caused it to delay launching an exchange for litecoin, a lesser known virtual currency designed...
Mt. Gox delays plan to support virtual currency litecoin

Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces

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Earlier this week the six strikes anti-piracy system finally launched more than a year later than initially planned. One of the things that stood out most was the lack of information released through official channels. On launch day the Center for Copyright Information, who are in charge of the operation,...
Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces
AT&T workers go on strike in three states

AT&T Can Foist Its Data Plans On You, Whether You Use It Or Not

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Our most recent posts on AT&T share something of a theme in that they're about what they won't enable you to do. For instance, you can't inform them of a security hole or you'll face years of prison time. Likewise, we learned recently of their plans to limit what you can...
AT&T Can Foist Its Data Plans On You, Whether You Use It Or Not

10 Tricks For Getting Inspired to Write

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There comes a time in every blogger’s life when the thought of writing another blog post makes you want to . . . well . . . gag. You know you should write, you know your readers are expecting to hear from you. But sitting down to crank out...
10 Tricks For Getting Inspired to Write
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