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Thousands wage war against ACTAck on Internet

Thousands wage war against ACTAck on Internet

Poland is bracing for a new day of protests against a copyright agreement signed by Warsaw on Thursday. Opponents staging demos and hacker attacks say the ACTA treaty amounts to internet censorship and gross violation of human rights. In order to become law, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement must first be voted in by parliament. In […]

Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever

Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever

Hacktivists with the collective Anonymous are waging an attack on the website for the White House after successfully breaking the sites for the FBI, Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA and Motion Picture Association of America. In response to today’s federal raid on the file sharing service Megaupload, hackers with the online collective Anonymous […]

Experts expect smartphones to overtake personal computers in 2012

Experts expect smartphones to overtake personal computers in 2012

(ARA) – Smartphones are steadily becoming commonplace devices for everyone from professionals to busy moms. Users of these devices now instinctively turn to their phones for tasks that previously they would only have accomplished on a computer, over the phone or in person. These tasks include surfing the Web, obtaining driving directions, connecting via social […]

Wikipedia Goes Dark Over Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia Goes Dark Over Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia, the popular community-edited online encyclopedia, will black out its English-language site for 24 hours to seek support against proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation that Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said threatens the future of the Internet. The service will be the highest profile name to join a growing campaign starting at midnight Eastern Time on Wednesday […]

Reddit to shut-down over SOPA

Reddit to shut-down over SOPA

The passing of the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, could very well scrub the Internet clean of any content that the US government considers questionable. The massively popularly website Reddit is well aware of these implications and is ready to show the world just what harm SOPA could do to the Internet. On January […]

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