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WhatsApp now lets you share any file type with other users

WhatsApp is rolling out an update to its billion-plus global users that lets them share any kinds of files with other users.<p>The Facebook-owned messaging giant first debuted file-sharing early last year, though it was restricted to PDF and text-focused files, such as .doc, .txt, .csv, and .xls. Last …

WhatsApp

If you're worried about Net Neutrality, you should be worried about web DRM, too

Yesterday's smashing Net Neutrality campaign showed that people have finally woken up to the risks of the highly concentrated telcoms sector using …

Internet

Pirate Bay Founder Wants to Save Lives With His New App

Of all the early founders of The Pirate Bay, it is Peter Sunde who has remained most obviously in the public eye. Now distanced from the site, Sunde …

Internet

10 Tahun Yes No Wave Music

Tahun ini Yes No Wave Music genap memasuki tahun yang kesepuluh. Delapan album pertama kali disebarkan melalui internet pada tahun 2007 di saat …

Fansubbing: Dutch Court Rules Fan-Made Subtitles Are Illegal And Copyright Infringement

An Amsterdam district court ruled this week that fansubbing, the practice of fan-made subtitles for TV shows and movies, is illegal.<p>The case was …

Copyright

Download Influential Avant-Garde Magazines from the Early 20th Century: Dadaism, Surrealism, Futurism & More

“I’m tired of politics, I just want to talk about my art,” I sometimes hear artists—and musicians, actors, writers, etc.—say. And I sometimes see …

Art History

Should Photographers Use Creative Commons Licenses?

Featured Photo: Kristina Alexanderson, via Flickr || CC BY-SA 2.0<p>Today, you can find over 391 million images that released under Creative Commons …

Sharing legally and freely for better learning

By Cable Green<p>We live in an age of information abundance where everyone, for the first time in history, can access all the knowledge they wish. The …

Why secret album-sharing forum What.CD was a pirate paradise

<i>On November 17, music-sharing database What.CD was shut down for good by the French authorities. The loss of the illegal members-only forum was</i> …

Vinyl Records

Harvard Report: One Step Closer to Low-Risk OA Orphan Works?

On August 12, the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication published a comprehensive literature review detailing strategies for digitizing …

Research