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Dubai Delegation Plans Vibrant Display for SMM 2018

Dubai’s role as a global maritime hub will come into sharp focus at Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology (SMM) 2018, September 4-7, when …

Smart Cities

Bizarre DMCA Takedown Requests Censor EU ‘Censorship’ News

Last week we reported how impostors abuse the DMCA takedown process to punish rival pirate sites.Just when we thought we’d seen it all, an even more …

Activism

Daily Inspiration --- Open Letter to my Brothers and Sisters in the Holy Land

I invite you to open your hearts to all your neighbors, to take the courageous and magnanimous first step toward peace. You can have all the richness …

Liberal View

SnapChat Source Code Leaked on GitHub, User Data Safe

Some of Snapchat's source code was, earlier this year, exposed on Github - a platform for hackers and researchers to archive codes and data …

Social Media

Snapchat leaked on Github: What’s that mean for you?

This week some Snapchat source code – not ALL the code, but some – leaked and appeared on Github. That means more than a couple people had access to …

Security

BBC asks Microsoft for information that could identify Doctor Who leaker

The BBC has gone to a US court in a bid to track down the source of a Doctor Who leak earlier this year and is asking technology giant Microsoft for information.<p>Footage from Jodie Whittaker's upcoming debut as the first female Time Lord in the revered sci-fi franchise was leaked online.<p>The …

Television (UK)

Snapchat’s source code leaked out, and was published on GitHub

Snap, the parent company of SnapChat, has revealed that an update earlier this year to the social media app accidentally exposed some of its source …

Social Media

Some Snapchat source code leaked on GitHub; removed after all-caps DCMA takedown notice

Some of Snapchat’s source code was posted on GitHub, apparently obtained when the company messed-up an update to the iOS app back in May …<p>Snap quickly filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown request, filling out a standard form provided by GitHub for the purpose.<p>Snap appeared to be …

Technology

BBC Wants Microsoft to Expose ‘Doctor Who’ Leaker

Doctor Who fans all around the world are looking forward to the upcoming season, which will be the first to have a female lead.While the debut is …

U.S. Federal Courts

Fraudsters are abusing Google with fake copyright complaints, and it's getting worse

Anonymous search engine fraudsters are filing fraudulent takedown requests in an effort to game Google’s search results in their favor, according to …

Internet

Snapchat update leaked some of its iOS app's source code

Snap's user losses aren't the only things the company has had to worry about as of late. A spokesperson has confirmed to <i>Motherboard</i> that a May update for the Snapchat iOS app exposed a "small amount" of its source code, and that someone posted that code to GitHub. The company used a Digital …

iOS Apps

"Equality" - 100,000 demonstrate in Rabin square, Tel-Aviv

- Advertisement -<p><i>The Saturday night, Druze minority led demonstration opposed the "Basic Law - Nation-state", enacted last month by the Netanyahu</i> …

Israel

Sensing Blood In The Water, All Major Labels Sue Cox For 'Ignoring' Their DMCA Notices

For years, we've noted that the major record labels have been drooling over the idea that the DMCA might allow them to force ISPs to kick people …

Judiciary

Universal Retracts DMCA On Journalist Video Of Prince Fans Singing Purple Rain

Well, that was quick. We had just been talking about Universal's insane decision to DMCA a journalist's video of Prince fans singing Purple Rain …

Prince

EA Kills "Open Source" Version Of SimCity 2000

Earlier this year, a game called <i>OpenSC2K</i> was released on GitHub, claiming to be a free, open source version of Maxis’ classic. Turns out it wasn’t as …

Gaming

Daily Deal: Mailbird Pro

With Mailbird, you never have to hop back and forth between several different email accounts, apps, different windows or different screens ever …

Cord-Cutting

Prince’s label claims fans singing ‘Purple Rain’ after his death is ‘copyright infringement’

The clip was taken just hours after the singer's death<p>Prince‘s label Universal Music, which owns the rights to ‘Purple Rain’, has shut down a video …

Music

Prince’s label says video of fans singing 'Purple Rain' is copyright infringement

Universal Music, the record label that owns rights to Prince's 'Purple Rain', has issued a copyright infringement lawsuit against a reporter who …

Music

Prince's Label Takes Down Viral Video Of Fans Singing "Purple Rain" After His Death

Source: YouTube<p>Following <b>Prince</b>‘s death in April 2016, thousands of fans took to downtown Minneapolis to mourn and celebrate the iconic artist’s life, …

Music

Wysdom from Nina Paley: God is Old, White & Male

This one-minute gem is excerpted from animator Nina Paley's full length feature, "Seder-Masochism", which is currently being shown in a variety of …

Liberal View

Nintendo Is Not Happy With ROM Sites

Nintendo doesn’t like third-party ROM releases. It has been quick to take action against fan-made edits of its original games’ files but that action …

Intellectual Property

Collusion Takes Many Forms

- Advertisement -<p>See original here<p>By William J. Astore<p>(Image by NBC News Screengrab) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Sometimes a picture is …

Liberal View

Let's Get the Facts Straight About Mueller and His Investigation

Robert Mueller - Caricature by DonkeyHotey<br>(Image by flickr.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>What the US really needs is a team of investigators with …

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Alabama Football Team's Twitter Account Temporarily Suspended

The Alabama NCAA football team saw its Twitter account temporarily suspended this week.<p>The team’s Twitter account was up and running just fine on …

Internet

The Russian US Election Meddling Big Lie Won't Die - Stephen Lendman

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:No_lies_-_red_circle_and_bar.jpg<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:No_lies_-_red_circle_and_bar.jpg) …

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Maria Butina: the Russian accused of using sex, lies and guns to infiltrate US politics

Maria Butina<br>(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org)) Permission Details DMCA<p>Butina, a 29-year-old flame-haired Russian who once posed with guns …

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Why the official Alabama football Twitter account unexpectedly got suspended

There is a way to shut down Alabama football … at least on Twitter.<p>Fans noticed Thursday that the official account for Alabama football had been suspended with no explanation. Any visitor to Alabama football’s Twitter page was greeted with this message.<p>The page was active on Wednesday when Nick …

College Football

Alabama football’s official Twitter account is the latest to get (briefly) suspended, paving the way for jokes

There are plenty of Twitter suspensions handed out, often for copyright claims, and those have previously hit college programs like Georgia (on the …

Internet

Hackers on Planet Earth, Here We Come!

This weekend is HOPE XIII. The Hackers on Planet Earth conference is a biennial event held in New York City.<p>Dating all the way back to 1994, HOPE is …

New York City

John Nichols: Not All Republicans Abandon 'Party of Lincoln's' Faith in Voting Rights

Abraham Lincoln used to be an icon of the GOP.<br>(Image by Gage Skidmore) Permission Details DMCA<p>Prominent civil rights national and local leaders will …

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