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How To Access Dark Web In 15 Minutes (Super Easy Guide)

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

A law professor explains why he wants the open seat in the Supreme Court to stay vacant forever

By this time a year ago, the Supreme Court had already decided to hear controversial affirmative action, free speech and redistricting cases.<p>Soon thereafter the justices added important abortion, "Obamacare" and immigration disputes.<p>By contrast, as of now, other than a potentially controversial …

Trump slammed by musicians for appropriating music, but pop and politics have a long history

As the most fractious US election in living memory enters its final furlong, Bono and Springsteen are the latest music stars to launch broadsides at …

How To Access The Dark Web

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

RIAA takes on stream-ripping in copyright lawsuit targeting YouTube-mp3 | Ars Technica

“The scale of Defendants’ infringing activity is enormous,” lawsuit says.<p>The Recording Industry Association of America, the British Recorded Music …

Guide to upstate New York

If you feel like getting out of town, head to upstate New York. Even if you think NYC is the greatest part of the state (it is), there are tons of …

North America flashes hockey's future in one thrilling minute

TORONTO -- One of the fastest minutes in hockey history starts with Connor McDavid picking up the puck in his own zone, maybe 15 feet behind his blue …

Why President Obama should pardon Edward Snowden

Cases like Edward Snowden's are precisely the reason the president's constitutional pardon power exists.<p>Historically, outgoing presidents have often invoked this power in the last days of their terms — at times on behalf of people who've committed reprehensible acts — under the premise that …

Surveillance

The Music Industry’s New War Is About So Much More Than Copyright

We’re listening to more songs than ever thanks to YouTube. Eight charts that explain why that isn’t necessarily music to the ears of Taylor, Bono, and the big labels.<p>Taylor Swift has “declared war” on YouTube. Or at least that’s how some have characterized the open letter signed by Swift, U2, and …

5 Cool Tech Tidbits From the 'Snowden' Movie

Critics are giving mixed reviews to <i>Snowden</i>, the Oliver Stone film that opens in theaters on Friday. But as I wrote this week, the movie is essential …

Either Edward Snowden Is Lying—or His Former Boss Is

How much did the NSA leaker really know about the agency’s surveillance? Snowden and the man who supervised him are making radically different claims.<p>…

Surveillance

Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra makes flawless landing in Hollywood Bowl debut

Given the breathtaking melodies and arrangements propelling Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night, it's a wonder that the venue's stage and shell didn't blast off into the cosmos as the concert was ending.<p>Performing the first of three consecutive nights in a …

Music

Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture Urge '16 Candidates to Fight for Strong Copyright System

The Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture, two anti-piracy groups whose members include major film studios, record labels and media conglomerates, …

Net Neutrality

The Supreme Court is never going to look like America. Get used to it.

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Supreme Court is never going to look like America.<p>Get over it, as the late Justice Antonin Scalia might say. Or at least get used to it.<p>Sure, it might be nice if there was another religion represented among the court’s five Catholics and three Jews. Maybe there could be …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business - OLBlog

What shouldn’t you do when naming your startup? <br>Choosing your new startup name is the most important first step on your way to a strong brand and …

The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice

<b>The Psychology Behind Logo And Color Choice by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Some professionals scoff at the importance of branding in …

The Most Practical Big Data Use Cases Of 2016

Big data is sexy. Data scientists are the unicorns of the job market right now. Some days, it feels as though we are living right on the edge of some science fiction utopian future.<p>But unicorns and sci-fi aside, for businesses, implementing something like a big data strategy has to be more than …

Big Data

How Google plans to stop online piracy

In the tech giant’s updated <i>How Google Fights Piracy</i>report, it announced its war on piracy is being taken to unprecedented heights.<p>The report gave …

Online Life

10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video

Discover new places to download copyright free music and free background music for video projects.<p>Video content has exploded in popularity, and it's no wonder. Consumers find video engaging, compelling and convincing--so much so that they're anywhere from 64% to 85% more likely to buy after …

These bridges are out of this world

Updated 18th August 2016

Bridges

The dark art of copyright: trademark battles from Specsavers to Facebook

Should’ve seen it coming: the trademarking of public language<p>Read more<p>Last week US swimmer Ryan Lochte found himself wanted for questioning by Rio police over a story about being mugged – one of the two bad things that supposedly happened to him at the 2016 Games (the other was losing to Michael …

Intellectual Property

How Anyone Can Become a Brand Expert in 90 Days

This article first appread on Startup Grind by Aj Agrawal<p>As the “Silicon Valley Lifestyle” of cheap hoodies, launch parties, and endless funding …

Inside YouTube's War With the Music Industry

Last year, Deadmau5 sent his lawyer, Dina LaPolt, a Skype message: "Please shut this down." He'd found a YouTube channel with 400 unauthorized videos …

Tech Industry

Funniest

This week, the Association of American Publishers started complaining about Sci-Hub and tossing around stock concerns about "intellectual property". …

Intellectual Property

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Bon Iver Debut New Album in Concert

Tonight at Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires Music Festival in Wisconsin, Bon Iver will perform their first new album in five years in its entirety. Few details have emerged about the follow-up to 2011’s <i>Bon Iver</i>, with only a few murals, social media posts, and an oblique teaser video …

Road Trip Genius Calculates the Shortest Route Through 47 National Parks

The “Optimal U.S. National Parks Centennial Road Trip” map is the creation of road trip mastermind Randy Olson. The trip includes stops at all 47 …

Why Big Data is in Trouble

This "classic" (but very topical and certainly relevant) post discusses issues that Big Data can face when it forgets, or ignores, applied …

Getty Images will bill you thousands to use a photo that belongs to the public. Is that legal?

Dorothea Lange's photographs of rural life, which she took for a U.S. government agency, are among the most famous images of Depression America: farmers, resettled ex-slaves, inhabitants of migrant camps, homesteaders and landscapes, they tell the story of a nation indomitably facing an uncertain …

Media Management