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.
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.
Get your geek on and develop your coding skills with this list of teach-yourself resources. It’s the digital age, and as apps, software, and the internet become necessary survival tools, more people are looking to improve their coding skills.
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.
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.
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.
We have some news breaking this hour. Dutch lawmakers have voted to formally reject ACTA. Details are only just surfacing on the vote.
ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) may be on the ropes right now, but by no means is it technically dead. That’s why the UK Pirate Party is urging the public to join a public protest in London on June 9th so that the public can voice their displeasure over it.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has made headlines for a number of years and now there’s been a development.
We are just learning today that the bail conditions for Kim Dotcom has been relaxed. Kim Dotcom is the founder of the now shuttered cyberlocker MegaUpload. We’re following the continuing saga of MegaUpload.
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), sparked the biggest online protest in history with hundreds of thousands of webpages blacking out their content (including ZeroPaid).
A list of open source software that provide alternatives to paid products. The rise of open source programming has changed the software market for good.
MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has found himself in the legally surreal position of demanding that he be provided the evidence against him to build his own case. Shortly after, the FBI commented to the media that they are investigating child pornography on the servers.
The Google Transparency Report has certainly gained some attention over the last few days. One of the findings in the report was that FilesTube is the number one website when it comes to DMCA takedown notices. We had a chance to speak to FilesTube.
The United States has recently issued a report slamming China for an abysmal human rights record. Meanwhile, China hit back at the United States with a report of their own slamming the United States for an abysmal human rights record.
We’ve been following the latest developments of UK mobile censorship closely; documenting when a website is found out to be censored on so-called ‘adult filters’. After documenting several websites that got censored, the next one to be found on the blacklist turns out to be us.