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Copyright free Europe? EU parliamentary committee calls for ‘sharing without intellectual property rights’

Copyright free Europe? EU parliamentary committee calls for ‘sharing without intellectual property rights’

The ability to make and share content without having intellectual property rights may become reality if the EU parliamentary Committee on International Trade (INTA) continues following the lead of a pirate in its ranks. The document entitled On a Digital Freedom Strategy in EU Foreign Policy was released in September and is the brainchild of MEP Amelia […]

Digital Age overload: ‘Internet addiction’ to be classified as mental illness1“`q1

Digital Age overload: ‘Internet addiction’ to be classified as mental illness1“`q1

Think twice the next time you play a videogame or surf the Net: ‘Internet-use disorder’ is set to be added to the list of mental illnesses in the worldwide psychiatric manual. Kids are identified as being especially at risk. The international mental health encyclopedia known as the ‘Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ (DSM-IV) […]

Assange to UN: ‘It is time for the US to cease its persecution of WikiLeaks’ (VIDEO)

Assange to UN: ‘It is time for the US to cease its persecution of WikiLeaks’ (VIDEO)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on the United States to move from words to actions, and put an end to its persecution of WikiLeaks, its people and its sources. He made the statement during an address to a panel of UN delegates. Addressing the representatives of the United Nations’ member countries, the WikiLeaks founder […]

‘The Queen is Nude’: Berlusconi’s rag to publish topless pics of Princess Kate

‘The Queen is Nude’: Berlusconi’s rag to publish topless pics of Princess Kate

Chi, an Italian gossip magazine owned by former PM Silvio Berlusconi, will publish topless photos of Princess Kate, wife of British Prince William. The cover was unveiled in Italian newspapers and TV with the teaser headline, “The Queen is Nude.” Chi magazine, which has an estimated weekly circulation of 340,000, announced it plans to publish […]

What you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 5

What you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 5

Apple debuted the iPhone 5 at a conference in California Wednesday morning, giving customers around the world a sneak peak at their latest state-of-the-art smart-phone that’s expected to be available in stores later this month. The iPhone 5, the latest incarnation of the hallmark mobile phone product from Silicon Valley giants Apple, won’t be available […]

Millions of GoDaddy sites taken offline by hackers

Millions of GoDaddy sites taken offline by hackers

GoDaddy.com, the largest domain name registrar on the Web, has been taken offline, and a self-proclaimed member of the Anonymous hacktivism collective is taking responsibility. The administrators of GoDaddy confirmed on Monday that they were suffering from technical issues, which the website TechCrunch reports to be impacting a multitude of websites and their affiliated email […]

FBI begins installation of $1 billion face recognition system across America

FBI begins installation of $1 billion face recognition system across America

Birthmarks, be damned: the FBI has officially started rolling out a state-of-the-art face recognition project that will assist in their effort to accumulate and archive information about each and every American at a cost of a billion dollars. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached a milestone in the development of their Next Generation Identification […]

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