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Fox Just DMCA-ed A Video Clip That They Do Not Own

05/20/2016, From time to time you’ll come across videos with the sound removed due to copyright violations, or in some cases the entire video has been removed due to a DMCA request by the publisher, recording label, or movie studio that owns it. It makes sense and...

Lawsuit Alleges That Facebook Has Been Scanning Private Messages

05/19/2016, With so many people using Facebook as a social media platform, chances are on more than one occasion, you’ve probably used Facebook Messenger to chat with your friends as well. During your chats, you’ve probably shared your thoughts, photos, and links...

NTT Docomo Launches Phones That Lets The Government Track You

05/19/2016, It goes without saying that privacy is valued differently around the world. This isn’t to say that some countries don’t care about privacy, but what they consider to be an invasion of their privacy might be different from another country. That being...

FAA Tests FBI’s Drone Detection Tool At JFK Airport

05/19/2016, While drones do help with getting some amazing photos and videos from a high-up perspective, there’s a time and place for them. For example flying them near an airport is obviously a big no-no not only for security reasons, but for safety reasons as...

Facebook Was Blocked In Vietnam Over The Weekend

05/18/2016, With social media, everyone is pretty much connected to each other in some way. It also makes it easy to organize events, like inviting people to a gathering like a wedding, a movie, a charity, a blood drive, and so on. It can also be used to help...

Husband Files For Divorce After Wife Spends Wedding Night Texting

05/17/2016, According to a recent study, it is found that texting in meals is actually more acceptable than checking Facebook. However it seems that this does not necessarily apply to one’s wedding night, as a newly-wed bride found out after her husband had filed...

Police Surveillance Disguised As Google Maps Car

05/16/2016, While you probably shouldn’t be speeding, chances are if you are speeding and you see a police car in front of you, you will slow down. However if you didn’t see a police car and maybe saw a car that looks like it could be a Google Maps car, chances...

FBI Director Blames Viral Videos For Spike In Violent Crime

05/12/2016, From time to time, videos make their way onto the internet and become viral, meaning that people not even from the same country have probably seen it. Sometimes these viral videos are of amazing musical performances, sometimes they’re just of cats doing...

The FBI May Or May Not Have Wiretapped An Amazon Echo

05/12/2016, The always-on feature on devices like the Amazon Echo makes it infinitely more useful. After all what’s the point of issuing voice commands when one has to manually enable it first, right? However at the same time it makes it infinitely more dangerous...

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

05/10/2016, There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes...

Researcher Arrested After Reporting Exploit In Elections Site

05/09/2016, From time to time, security researchers would come across exploits and security vulnerabilities in apps, websites, services, and so on. Usually what happens is that these researchers will then disclose the information to the company and give them time to...