A developer for encrypted chat application “Cryptocat” has recently claimed that he was detained and interrogated at the US border.
After covering the developments of SOPA, ACTA, and the TPP, we are turning our attention to another alphabet agreement – CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement). This agreement is between Canada and Europe.
ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) may be on the ropes in Europe, but it isn’t the only deeply concerning agreement making the rounds.
It could be a set of developments that pushes US authorities into a rather interesting predicament. A New Zealand court has ordered the handing over of all evidence so that the defense could build their own case to fight extradition.
Google Voice Mac widget allows you to make calls and send SMS messages right from the dashboard.
With accused murderer Magnotta behind bars in Germany, a mountain of evidence and justice waiting for him back in Canada and an extradition process that looks like it’s going to take only a matter of weeks, you’d think the case would end there.
At the end of last month, three European committees rejected ACTA. At the time, everyone was waiting for a fourth committee to decide whether or not the European Union should accept or reject the agreement. Now, the results are in and ACTA has been rejected by the fourth committee.
New version of the popular, free, open source editing software for Mac, Windows, and Linux gets released, and includes new features like a single-window interface, improved tool and brushes functions, and more.
It may be one of the latest examples of how we live in an age of internet activism.
The murder of Lin Jun in Canada stirred a lot of reaction in the last little while.
We’ve all seen many ways to use Google to search for specific files using specific Boolean searches.
6 Tips for taming your iPhone’s autocorrect feature. The iPhone’s autocorrect is notoriously frustrating and unreliable, producing sometimes hilarious, sometimes baffling and occasionally helpful results.
IIC has been doing a round-table on what it calls “content piracy” in Asia recently. The event caught the attention of Mike Masnick on TechDirt who said that this round table was clearly one-sided. We took a look at the questions and felt like adding a few thoughts as well.
We’ve been looking at what URLs may have been wrongly targeted for DMCA takedowns. Our previous edition did not disappoint, so we decided to continue our series to see what else got hit with DMCA takedowns. 1. Last.fm This takedown was sent by EMI.
Have Facebook and Twitter become too traditional for you? Here’s list of alternative iPad apps that offer a social media fix with a twist. The iTunes store hosts a multitude of Facebook and Twitter apps that are all different in their own ways, but basically do the same thing.
In news that one could file under “oddities”, an anti-piracy company has apparently decided to attack several websites in the midst of a rant against BitTorrent website H33t.
This whole month was a really bad month for the Ant-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). This month, the agreement seems to be getting off to a rough start as well. News is surfacing that the agreement was rejected by three European committees. The blows keep coming for the secretive agreement.
Last week, we reported on the Google Transparency Report which brought to light some of the obviously wrongly filed DMCA takedowns being sent to Google. We decided to start doing a little data mining of our own to see just how rampant of a problem wrong DMCA notices are in the first place. 1.
Text editor meets calculator in a new app that quite literally solves all your problems. If you’re as maths-challenged as I am, you’ll have moments when you open up your iPhone’s calculator app to work out an everyday sum (tax, anyone?), only to draw a blank on how to actually calculate it.
EDRI has obtained and released four meeting notes documents. We took a look at the documents ourselves and found some very interesting points being made. The one thing one should make clear from the beginning is that these documents are dated anywhere between 2008 and 2010.