Torrent Freak | Titled “The United States vs You (and Kim Dotcom)” and written by Megaupload lawyers Ira Rothken and Robert Amsterdam, the paper accuses the Obama administration of being a pawn of big corporations.
EFF | This is not the first time Syria has suffered an Internet shut down. In November 2012, Syria suffered a severe Internet black out. And as the violence in the region has escalated, we’ve documented campaigns of targeted malware attacks against Syrian activists.
Torrent Freak | Video streaming giant Netflix believes that making content available is the best way to beat online piracy, and the company has data to back this up.
Arjen | In the new documentary ‘Sirius’ a team of researchers studies a physical specimen that was obtained from Chile. Is the 6 inch physical body of human or alien decent?
dev-test.intellihub.com | This Tesla Coil demonstration was held at the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Amber Harrison | A new virus has been catalogued, and it appears to be planting and distributing child pornography files. Hackers? No. The government is planting child porn on your computer, or so an alert published today indicates.
Shepard Ambellas & JG Vibes | Local reporter Heidi Hemmat, Fox 31, has brought forth some heavy information to the general public after interviewing a local man that has filmed flying objects on camera.
Aljazeera | Bones of girl known to researchers as 'Jane' offer direct proof of cannibalism at English colony in Virginia.
Mike Masnick | One of the reasons why 3D printing is suddenly on the cusp of going mainstream is the expiration of some key patents that have held the technology back for decades.
Rick Falkvinge | When Queen Mary I created the copyright monopoly on May 4, 1557, it was a purebred censorship mechanism: in exchange for a lucrative monopoly on printing, the London Company of Stationers agreed to let anything printed first pass by the royal censors.
Torrent Freak | TorrentFreak decided to take a deeper look at the BitTorrent downloads that can be traced back to North Korean IP-addresses and the results are intriguing, yet expected.
Shawn Knight | A security consultant by the name of Hugo Teso claims he has created an Android app called PlaneSploit that would allow him to remotely attack and hijack commercial aircraft.
Mike Masnick | CISPA's sponsors are doing the same thing they did last year when confronted with serious opposition to a terrible bill: they start lying about it.
Leigh Beadon | As expected, CISPA passed the House Intelligence Committee today after a closed markup session.
Declan McCullagh | The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy "generally no privacy" in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.
Shepard Ambellas | According to a former construction worker who allegedly took part in the construction of an underground section on the Denver International Airport (DIA) in the 1990's named, Stu Webb, a massive 2.5-3 mile long tunnel system exist in and around the DIA complex.
RT | Israeli hackers and Anonymous continue their cyber strife.
Shepard Ambellas | | The United States used to be known as the greatest nation in the world, now on many fronts it appears to be a failure as simple yet important concepts are being ignored by our nations leaders as they fight to strip our civil rights, surveil us and impose more measures of control over the populace.
EFF | Ever since reintroducing CISPA, the so-called "cybersecurity bill," its supporters promote the bill with craftily worded or just plain misleading claims.
RT | The company behind the world’s largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, claims a French intelligence agency summoned one of its volunteers, forcing him to delete content after the website turned down their request to remove ‘classified’ information.
Shepard Ambellas | Boston Dynamics and the Department of Defense has teamed up to give the DOD's chemical and biological program just what they ordered, a life like humanoid robot named the PETMAN.
John Light | The research has been done and the results are in: people want to share, but they also want control of their privacy.
Glyn Moody | Techdirt has been following the fascinating saga of Iceland's crowdsourced constitution for nearly two years. Back in October 2012, we noted that Icelandic citizens gave it a pretty big thumbs up.
Mike Masnick | This is an update on yesterday's story about the DEA and encrypted Iphone messaging.
Torrent Freak | Google refused to comply with the movie studios requests and the “infringing” DMCA notices remain online. Meanwhile, the number of takedown notices received by Google is nearing 20 million per month.
JG Vibes | A service that stores Bitcoin online for people to make transactions has been hacked and is currently offline, but is now promising to honor all accounts.
EFF | In the DOJ’s world, this means anyone under 18 who reads a Hearst newspaper online could hypothetically face jail time. But Hearst’s publications aren’t the only ones with overly restrictive usage terms.
Torrent Freak | Following a request from Hollywood-backed anti-piracy group BREIN, a Dutch bailiff has seized the bank account of a Pirate Bay proxy operator.
Mike Masnick | Congress is supposed to work for the public, not hide things away from the public. This isn't a situation where they're discussing classified info or plans -- but merely a bill focused on information sharing between the government and private companies. Any markup on CISPA needs to be public.
Tech Dirt | A recently passed nuisance control ordinance has spurred a citywide crackdown on house shows—concerts played in private homes, rather than in clubs.