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Arizona deputies shook down Latinos for cash: complaints
Already the target of a Justice Department investigation for racially profiling Latinos at traffic stops, new allegations are surfacing that Arizona’s Maricopa County deputies shook down dozens – maybe hundreds – of Hispanic residents for cash.

27.10.2014 20:11

Iceland court orders Vodafone to block Pirate Bay
Iceland has ordered two of its major internet providers, including Vodafone, to block access to the Pirate Bay torrent website. This is the first copyright-related ban in the country known for its strong opposition to censorship.

17.10.2014 03:09

​House of Drones: UK Lords examine evidence on ‘unlawful’ surveillance aircraft
The UK’s House of Lords is accepting evidence on the civil use of drones following statements from one of Britain’s leading lawyers, suggesting that the government’s usage of the technology for surveillance is “probably illegal”.

13.10.2014 10:17

Seattle to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ day on Columbus Day
Native Americans have often complained about the insensitivity of the Columbus Day holiday. Seattle’s City Council has attempted to address this complaint, but now some Italian-Americans claim the new resolution downplays their own cultural heritage.

08.10.2014 02:31

Pirate Bay fools the system with cloud technology
Despite years of persecution, the world’s most notorious pirated content exchange continues to flout copyright laws worldwide. The Pirate Bay team revealed how cloud technology made their service’s virtual servers truly invulnerable.

22.09.2014 09:34

UK police seize online ad space to warn against piracy
The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has begun replacing adverts on websites suspected of piracy with official warnings in an effort to disrupt their revenue streams.

29.07.2014 13:00

​Sanctity of copying: Imprisoned Pirate Bay co-founder demands Kopimist priest
The incarcerated co-founder of torrent tracker site The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, has found a new way to be a thorn in the back of Swedish authorities holding him. He demands that his religious needs are met with a visit from a Kopimist priest.

26.07.2014 13:41

​UK internet firms to adopt new 'anti-piracy' strategy
The UK's biggest internet providers are to change tactics to curb users downloading illegal and copyrighted content.

22.07.2014 16:03

Hacking revenge: Argentinian music industry website turned into Pirate Bay proxy
An anti-piracy music website was hacked and turned into a Pirate Bay proxy, allowing users to illegally stream music. Earlier, the site owner sought a blocking injunction against the torrent platform.

02.07.2014 11:57

Anti-piracy group to fight Pirate Bay in Norway court
Anti-piracy group Rights Alliance says it will petition an Oslo court “within weeks” to block the file sharing site The Pirate Bay in Norway.

11.06.2014 15:08

​‘P2P not dead': 300 mn BitTorrent users swap TV shows and movies every month
Despite the copyright industry’s best efforts to stamp out internet piracy, P2P file sharing continues its meteoric rise, with 300 million users swapping files via BitTorrent every month, media analytics startup Tru Optik says.

31.05.2014 10:48

14 arrested in Istanbul as police use tear gas against protesting football fans (PHOTOS)
Police in Istanbul used tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of football fans protesting the recent switch to the e-ticket system, which they say allows police to snoop on their private data. At least 14 people were arrested in the clashes.

20.04.2014 22:41

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