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PSA: If you’ve got a SOPA alert, it’s a virus

10/12/2012, SOPA, the bill that was stopped by the internet because it practically made the internet illegal, has returned. Instead of a piece of legislation, though, it’s a nasty virus that uses the bill to scare its victim. It locks down your computer and...

Most American ISPs are implementing a Copyright Alert System

10/09/2012, It’s been a long time coming, but the United States’ major internet service providers are finally implementing a system which will disrupt internet service for alleged copyright infringers. Although Washington failed to pass...

SOPA Protest Day: the largest digital protest ever (infographic)

01/30/2012, On January 18th, it was hard to miss what was the largest (digital) protest in world’s history as millions of people, and the largest internet companies stood up against the proposes SOPA and PIPA laws (watch the 5mn “what is SOPA” video...

Wrong SOPA targeted by protesters

01/24/2012, Over the past few weeks, the internet has been aflame with protesters who are against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), with a number of large websites even joining the cause by blacking out their homepages as a display of their stance and to create...

Megaupload shut down

01/20/2012, Looks like Wikipedia going dark, numerous comics drawn and articles written in protest of SOPA has proved useless (on the surface, although no human can predict the future accurately), as Megaupload has been shut down by US officials. Just in case you...

Access Wikipedia during today’s blackout

01/18/2012, In case you didn’t already know, Wikipedia will be down for the whole of today (January 18th) in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, along with a bunch of other sites. But what you may not know is that there still are ways to access the website,...

Anonymous hacker group plans for Sony attack?

01/17/2012, Sony executives must be feeling the heat after hacker group Anonymous declared that they might just have a look at Sony’s servers to see if everything is up to par, probing for any defences that are ancient while looking out for weak links that they...

Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours this Wednesday in SOPA protest

01/16/2012, Students, cross your heart for you know how much Wikipedia has helped you out in your assignments to date – so those who have deadlines to meet might want to take note on this piece of news, where the founder of the non-profit information archive...

Go Daddy withdraws SOPA support

12/23/2011, Last month, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was proposed in an attempt to curb and stop online piracy – in theory. In reality, it is a highly controversial law that if passed, would allow anyone to sue and shut down a website just because some...