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University Student Faces Up To 10 Years In Jail For Selling Malware

08/28/2015, As if the creation of malware wasn’t bad enough, it seems that a student from Carnegie Mellon University, a 20-year by the name of Morgan C. Culbertson, decided that he would profit from the creation of malware by selling it to other people. Culbertson...

Facebook To Crack Down On Video Piracy

08/27/2015, How often have you seen video content being reposted on Facebook, except that each time it is uploaded it is under a different name, meaning that by the time it gets to you, it could have changed hands at least a couple of times. We reckon it happens...

School Sued By Parents Claiming WiFi Made Their Son Sick

08/26/2015, Electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome (EHS) is acknowledged by the World Health Organization, but amongst the medical community, not so much. Maybe it’s a psychological issue, maybe it’s real, we suppose that’s a debate for another date, but in...

T-Mobile Austria Refuses To Block Access To The Pirate Bay

08/26/2015, We have heard stories of how carriers and ISPs have worked together with music and movie companies to prevent access to pirate websites. This isn’t particularly new, but it seems that over in Austria, T-Mobile has decided that they won’t be complying...

New Bill Could Hamper The Commercial Use Of Drones

08/25/2015, As you might have heard, Amazon has plans to use drones to make nearby deliveries, and given how drones are able to skip traffic, it makes sense, not to mention it would be a lot faster as well. However a new bill that has been recently proposed could...

German Court Rules Against Apple’s Swipe-To-Unlock Patent

08/25/2015, When Apple debuted the iPhone and subsequently iOS, one of the features of the phone was the swipe-to-unlock feature that allowed users to unlock their phone by swiping their finger across the screen. This feature has since been used by many smartphone...

75,000 Popcorn Time Users Can Expect A “Surprise” In The Mail

08/25/2015, Popcorn Time is illegal. In fact not too long ago we’ve seen users of the service land themselves in trouble. Heck, even those who write guides about the service can get into trouble, but it seems that if you think that you’re safe because you’re...

Ashley Madison Debacle Faces $578 Million Lawsuit

08/21/2015, With all of the furore surrounding the Ashley Madison hack , where additional information was leaked later on and blackmails kicking off, you can be sure that when it rains, it pours. In fact, Ashley Madison is now facing a $578 million class-action...

Spotify’s CEO Apologizes For Updated Privacy Policy

08/21/2015, Earlier today we brought you word that Spotify had updated its privacy policy. This might not really be that big of a deal, except that the way Spotify had worded it sounded like the company wanted to collect way more information on you than you would...

Ashley Madison Blackmails Have Already Begun

08/21/2015, This week alone, the team behind the Ashley Madison hack have posted what can only be described as a treasure trove of information online, with the first batch weighing in under 10GB and the next batch around 20GB worth of data. In fact there is even a...

Spotify’s New Privacy Policy Is Upsetting Many Users [Updated]

08/21/2015, Update – Spotify’s CEO has since offered an apology and has promised to clarify the contents of the privacy policy. You know all those legalese that you usually click “Agree” without reading? Turns out Spotify has a new privacy policy in...

UK Wants Google To Remove Links To Stories About Removing Stories

08/21/2015, As you might be aware, Google in Europe is entertaining “right to be forgotten” requests, where basically if it meets the requirements, Google will remove links about a particular person from its search results in a bid to give them privacy. Sounds...

In Germany, Taking Photos Of Your Food Could Violate Copyright

08/21/2015, It’s pretty common these days that when you are served your food, especially if they look particularly impressive, photos will be taken of it and posted onto social media like Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. This lets you tell your friends and your...