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Botmaker Accuses Blizzard Of Stealing Their Code

11/20/2015, Last week Blizzard filed a lawsuit against a botmaker over alleged copyright infringement. This isn’t the first time that Blizzard has gone after developers of bots, but this time it looks like the botmaker will not be going down without a fight. In...

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up About Mobile Encryption

11/20/2015, Recently Senator John McCain spoke up out encryption in which he basically said that the government should outlaw encryption that they are unable to break. It seems that McCain isn’t alone in his opinion as Hillary Clinton has expressed her thoughts on...

iOS WiFi Assist Blamed For $2,000 Phone Bill

11/19/2015, When it was suggested that the WiFi Assist feature on iOS was eating more data than users would like, Apple came forward and reassured its customers that the additional data consumed would be minimal. Maybe that’s true for some, but for a family in San...

YouTube To Protect Fair Use Videos From DMCA Takedowns

11/19/2015, In a bid to encourage more companies to post content onto YouTube, the company must show that they are willing to play nice and protect the interest of said companies against unauthorized repostings or use of their copyrighted content. This makes sense....

John McCain Wants To Outlaw Encryption The Government Can’t Crack

11/19/2015, Encryption is important because it helps protect data from being read by unauthorized third-parties. Even if we’re not necessarily conducting secretive business deals, the everyday user would no doubt love it if their privacy were protected and that...

Hoverboards Are Now Considered Illegal In NYC

11/18/2015, Hoverboards are real, like the one Lexus unveiled several months ago, but given their limitations, they’re not exactly available for commercial purchase or use yet. Instead the closest thing we’ve gotten are those self-balancing scooters that we’ve...

DJI Introduces Geofencing System For Its Drones

11/17/2015, It was suggested last month that the FAA was interested in implementing a drone registration program. Basically this means that if you want to buy a drone and fly it legally, you will have to register it with the FAA. The process is supposed to be simple...

US Considering “Hack Back” Options Against China

11/17/2015, There have been several reports in the past of how hackers in China have been hacking into the systems of US companies and stealing their data. So far not much can be done save for going after them legally, but sometimes that can be a long and drawn out...

FAA Says You Don’t Need To Pay Anyone To Register Your Drone

11/16/2015, As you might have heard, last month the FAA announced that they were planning on instituting a registration program for drones. Basically with drones being so widely available, there are probably tons of drones up in the sky at the moment, some of which...

US ISP Cox Defends The BitTorrent Protocol

11/15/2015, At the core, the concept of file sharing is pretty innocent. You have a file, like a photo, video, or a piece of work, that you want to share with a friend or co-worker. However because the file shared can pretty much be anything, we suppose it doesn’t...

FCC Clarifies That It Is Legal To Hack Your Own Router

11/15/2015, When the term “hack” is used, sometimes it carries negative connotations which is why sometimes when you think about hacking your own phone, computer, or a piece of hardware you own, one has to wonder about the legalities of such an act. Now for those...

Blizzard Sues Bot Maker Alleging Copyright Infringement

11/12/2015, We get the appeal of botting in video games. No one likes spending hours grinding for loot or gold, but unfortunately that’s the way games like World of Warcraft and Diablo work. However bots can also ruin the game for players who are trying to play the...

US Senate Votes To Make Space Mining Legal

11/12/2015, Here on earth, we are divided up into countries which is basically us humans laying claim to certain parts of the world. However in space, who do the planets belong to? What if there was no life on that planet, does that mean we as humans could lay claim...