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NBC & The Hypocrisy of Piracy

One of the great things about the Internet is that when someone makes a mistake, it is forever internalized in the midst of it. This is great for providing some laughs, like when a celebrity accidentally sends a personal photo ...
by Bryan Conte (Associate Editor)
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Wikipedia Officially Leaves GoDaddy

One of the largest and most visited sites on the internet has finally finished its move from domain hosting services; they recently dropped GoDaddy to get MarkMonitor. To make sure that the process was as smooth as possible wit...
by Bryan Conte (Associate Editor)
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Microsoft’s India Store Was Compromised; Who’s Next?

Nowadays it seems as though just about every major website is at some sort of risk for being hacked. Even with the SOPA/PIPA act over with (although ACTA is still among us), Anonymous still seems to have their hands full with t...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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Poland Intends To Signs ACTA; “Worse Than SOPA or PIPA”

Although the SOPA/PIPA act may be over, for now at least, a new fight is already getting started, and that is the fight against ACTA, or the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. ACTA differs from the previously mentioned two in...
by Bryan Conte (Associate Editor)
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All Aboard the Anti-SOPA Train

Rewind the clocks just a few weeks and the SOPA bill looked like it was going pass. Sure, there was certainly a lot of criticism and action that was being taken against it, but it wasn’t enough to truly threaten whether or no...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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Anti-SOPA: In Support of Freedom, Morality, & Sales Figures?

January 18th, 2012 was a bad day for the US’ Stop Online Piracy Act. Anyone who spends a considerable amount of time on the internet could tell you why. In an effort to combat the legislation that could potentially censor...
by Sam Cheung (Senior Staff Writer)
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How Tech Companies are Responding to SOPA

Although there is evidence that the Stop Online Piracy Act is close to death (the Obama administration is against it), this has not stopped people from taking measures against it being passed. One of these is the fact that some...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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A Victory for Those Who are “Anti-SOPA-ers”

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has triggered quite a response in the recent weeks as Congress is looking to pass it to take down a lot of the piracy websites and services found on the web. Although those that are keeping up ...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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Stop SOPA App Graces Androids: Uses Barcode Reading

These days the term “There’s an app for that” seems to become more and more true. Whether it is an app to help you decide what to name your baby or an app to find the nearest dog parks, there really is an app for that. On...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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Is Internet Access a Basic Human Right?

Those behind the “hactivist” group Anonymous say it is, and aren’t afraid to lash out against those that disagree; but others just aren’t as convinced as they are.  Can the internet be compared to things like food and ...
by Matt Lavelle (Staff Writer)
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PlayStation Network Targeted Over SOPA

PlayStation Network hacked again? Internet-hacking activist group “Anonymous” is apparently targeting Sony’s PlayStation Network over the company’s support of the American SOPA bill. SOPA stands for Stop Online Piracy A...
by Sam Cheung (Senior Staff Writer)
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Massive Backlash Against GoDaddy Due To SOPA Support

Everyone knows that the Grinch comes around when you least expect it and GoDaddy definitely feels like he’s outstayed his visit. Last week, we reported on GoDaddy’s support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) that ...
by Omeed Asadi (Writer)
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