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Temporary tunes: Bruce Willis to sue Apple over music ownership

Temporary tunes: Bruce Willis to sue Apple over music ownership

Action movie legend Bruce Willis is taking Apple to court over his music collection. The actor wants his daughters to inherit several gigabytes of downloaded music after his death. The actor wants to ensure that Rumer, Scout and Tallulah Willis become the next owners of their father’s music collection after he passes away. But according […]

Germany backs law that would charge Google for linking to news

Germany backs law that would charge Google for linking to news

The German cabinet backed a draft law requiring Google and other news aggregators to pay for summarized information they display before linking to a source – a move that has outraged the Internet giant, politicians and bloggers alike. The move, backed by publishing giants like the Axel Springer group, was originally proposed by the Federation […]

Twitter defies court order to release personal information of Occupy protester

Twitter defies court order to release personal information of Occupy protester

Attorneys for Twitter have filed an appeal on the behalf of one of their users in the latest installment of an ongoing legal battle over some seriously-wanted tweets. Prosecutors have been hounding Twitter for the tweets sent from the account of Malcolm Harris, a 23-year-old writer from Brooklyn, since earlier this year in hopes of […]

Anonymous releases how-to instructions on fooling facial recognition (VIDEO)

Anonymous releases how-to instructions on fooling facial recognition (VIDEO)

Here’s a predicament: you don’t want the government using high-tech face scanning technology to track every inch of your walk to the post office, but you also don’t want to take a sledgehammer to your neighborhood surveillance camera. What do you do? Don’t worry, concerned citizen! Big Brother may indeed be watching, but that doesn’t […]

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