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Old Republic to segregate same-gender relationships to a single planet

arstechnica.com
Given the notable freedom of sexual orientation that players can enjoy in previous BioWare games like Dragon Age and Mass Effect, it was always a bit odd that the company's Star Wars-themed MMO, The Old Republic, strictly limited characters to relationships with opposite-gendered characters. The developer is planning to...
Old Republic to segregate same-gender relationships to a single planet

Twitter's First Designer, Vítor Lourenço, Leaves The Company After Five Years

techcrunch.com
Things change everywhere, especially at startups. Sometimes, the people who start something aren’t the ones who end up “finishing” it, and that’s the case today with one very important person at Twitter. In a tweet, Twitter’s first designer, Vítor Lourenço, announced that he’s leaving the company after five years. He...
Twitter's First Designer, Vítor Lourenço, Leaves The Company After Five Years
Tor's latest project helps Iran get back online despite new Internet censorship regime
ePub standards body proposes new 'lightweight' DRM for ebook platform interoperability

SW:TOR Cantina Tour keeps the party going

news.cnet.com
Call it a massively multiguested question-dodging event, or just a good time. Lots of fans, including CNET's Kelsey Adams, show up to find out just how far away the future is for this "Star Wars"-based MMO. [Read more]...
SW:TOR Cantina Tour keeps the party going

E-Book Publisher Drops DRM

www.pcworld.com
Science fiction publisher Tor UK has announced it will stop using the technology that restricts copying from all of its e-books, in a possible precedent for the industry....
E-Book Publisher Drops DRM
Fox Shuts Down Cory Doctorow's Homeland Book In Overzealous DMCA Shutdown

Aleks Krotoski talks to Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online

www.guardian.co.uk
In the second of our anonymous double-bill interviews Aleks Krotoski talks to Andrew Lewman, executive director of the Tor software project. Tor is an encryption software, known as "onion routing", that allows people to browse online anonymously, hiding their location and avoiding traffic analytics associated with their online activity. The...
Aleks Krotoski talks to Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online

Australian Spies Want To Hack Tor After Realizing It Routes Around Their Surveillance

www.techdirt.com
One of the key flaws with the data retention schemes being proposed by the UK and elsewhere, supposedly to catch terrorists and serious criminals, is that they won't work. It is trivially easy to avoid surveillance by using encrypted connections, for example those provided by The Onion Router (Tor)....
Australian Spies Want To Hack Tor After Realizing It Routes Around Their Surveillance

Publishers Starting to Reject e-Book DRM

www.readwriteweb.com
One publisher does not a trend make, but Macmillan imprint and science-fiction house Tor/Forge's decision to abandon DRM this July may be a sign of things to come. Tor/Forge is dropping DRM because its customers, and authors, have been asking for DRM-free titles. The game isn't won yet, but...
Publishers Starting to Reject e-Book DRM

Hacker Andrew Auernheimer Placed In Solitary Confinement For Tweeting From Prison

techcrunch.com
Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer has been placed in “administrative segregation,” prison shorthand for solitary confinement for “investigative purposes.” Supporters believe he was locked down and given no Internet access because of his ability to send Tweets to a third party who relayed them on his private account. Auernheimer has not sent...
Hacker Andrew Auernheimer Placed In Solitary Confinement For Tweeting From Prison

Macmillan’s Tor/Forge goes DRM-free

paidcontent.org
Macmillan science fiction/fantasy imprint Tor/Forge will sell its e-books DRM-free as of “early July 2012,” the company announced today....
Macmillan’s Tor/Forge goes DRM-free

Google takes stake in Lending Club

tech.fortune.cnn.com
The search giant is dipping a tor in the quickly growing peer-to-peer lending industry. FORTUNE -- First former Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack joined the board of peer-to-peer investment site Lending Club. Then came Kleiner Perkins' Mary Meeker, followed by the preeminent economist Lawrence Summers. Now Lending Club has picked...
Google takes stake in Lending Club
Star Wars: TOR goes free to play, FIFA 13 revealed

Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online

www.computerworld.com
From Tor to steganography, these six techniques will help obscure the data and traces you leave online...
Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online

Ultrasurf Allegedly Unsafe

www.fastcompany.com
News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Ultrasurf, one of the most popular internet anonymizers used by the Syrian rebels, allegedly has serious security flaws that put users' lives at risks. Privacy activist and Tor developer Jacob Appelbaum recently posted an extensive security review of Ultrasurf that claims numerous...
Ultrasurf Allegedly Unsafe
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