Rightscorp (previously) is the extortion outfit that terrifies people into paying it money for unproven accusations of copyright violations, enlisting ISPs to cut off subscribers who won’t cough up. (more…)Read More
Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy’s devastating report on the dozens of invasive, dangerous “trackers” hidden in common Android apps was generated by writing code that spied on their target devices’ internal operations, uncovering all manner of sneaking trickery. (more…)Read More
Last June, Portugal enacted Law No. 36/2017 which bans putting DRM on public domain media or government works, and allows the public to break DRM that interferes with their rights in copyright, including private copying, accessibility adaptation, archiving, reporting and commentary and more. (more…)Read More
26-year-old Saudi artist Abdullah “Shaweesh” al-Sheri created a series of images depicting Star Wars characters worked into momentous Saudi historical photos, including one of Yoda sitting with King Faisal, whom he considered to be Yoda-like in his wisdom: “He was wise and was always strong in his speeches. So I found that Yoda was theRead More
On Thingiverse, Gentlegiant’s beautiful, faithful model of the Haunted Mansion front-gate sign to 3D print at any size or remix into your other designs.
Animator Chad Essley writes, “The new MC Frontalot (previously) nerdcore video is out for the 4th of July! Celebrate our nation’s hostility toward the British crown by listening toRead More
The Supreme Court of Canada just handed down a controversial ruling in which it ordered Google to block links to a page that was deemed illegal in Canada for every Google user, everywhere in the world — asserting that the Supreme Court of Canada’s jurisdiction extends to the end of the earth.