DRM

Original Mafia Is Available On GOG

<b>Briefly:</b> The first <i>Mafia</i> game is now available on GOG after years of being off stores like Steam. The uniquely period-appropriate open-world …

The Incredibly Technical History of Digital Rights Management

DRM, one of the internet’s dark arts, was already in the works—complete with epic patents—years before the existence of Napster gave it a business case.<p>Digital rights management seemingly came out of nowhere to define our relationship with technology in the modern day.<p>Popularly, it seemed like its …

Copyright

A curiously incomplete history of the early years of DRM

Ernie Smith's Motherboard article on the early years of DRM gets into some fascinating stories about things like IBM's Cryptolope and Xerox PARC's …

Denuvo’s DRM now being cracked within hours of release | Ars Technica

Best-in-class service can't even provide a full day of protection these days.<p>When we last checked in on the state of Denuvo copy protection in PC …

The Evil Within 2

Saregama drags Eros Digital to court for alleged copyright infringement & non-payment of dues

<i>By Riddhi Mukherjee ( @me_myslr riddhi@medianama.com ) October 18, 2017 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Saregama India Limited (Saregama) has filed a case …

Copyright

Email Privacy Case Heads To Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear arguments in a major digital privacy case that may decide whether a U.S. warrant extends to …

Privacy

Court rules federal law doesn't bar e-mail provider from handing over dead man's messages to his estate

The Supreme Judicial Court today rejected Yahoo's efforts to bar a dead man's brother and sister from seeing the contents of his inbox, at least …

Boston

Supreme Court to consider major digital privacy case on Microsoft email storage

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a second important case on digital privacy, agreeing to hear a dispute between the federal government and Microsoft about emails stored overseas.<p>The justices increasingly have been called upon to settle legal battles between law enforcement and technology …

Politics

Supreme Court to rule if Microsoft must turn over emails stored overseas

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided to take up a case that tests whether tech companies can be forced to turn over email stored overseas.<p>At issue is a decision last year that has severely restricted law enforcement's ability to acquire digital evidence stored on computers outside the United …

U.S. Department of Justice

Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to …

United States

Does Video Game Piracy Actually Result in More Sales?

A new study by the European Commission found that video game piracy may increase the downloading of legitimate games by 24%. <br>Read More

Game Development

How Blockchain Could Revolutionize Music Streaming | Investopedia

It may be time for another disruption in the music industry. The industry, whose revenues plummeted due to disaggregation by technology services, is …

Bitcoin

Activist demands full apology from Dr M over Ops Lalang

<p>PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's denial over his involvement in Ops Lalang is even more alarming now that he has joined the opposition, …

Pakatan Harapan

Movies Anywhere solves the hassle of downloading flicks everywhere

Buying a movie online is nothing like buying a song. Movie downloads, unlike songs, come swaddled with “digital rights management (DRM)” software …

Apple TV

It took just 24 hours to crack Shadow of War’s DRM

Denuvo proves to be no match for players, again and again<p>Players have already found a way around the Windows PC version of <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of War</i>’s anti-tamper protection software, Denuvo. Only one day after it launched, hackers appear to have uploaded a crack for the game — and those who are …

Gaming

Sending nude selfies doesn’t qualify as ‘indecent exposure,’ says Maine high court

In Thursday’s Maine high court decision in <i>State v. Legassie</i>, Andrew Legassie (then in his early 20s) had sent, to five girls aged 14 to 17, “explicit digital images” of himself exposing his genitals. “There is no evidence of any in-person contact that formed the basis of the alleged crimes.” He was …

Law

Kit Siang to sue over claims he received RM1bil from Dr M

(Malaysiakini) – DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang will sue over claims he received RM1 billion from former prime minister and Parti Pribumi …

Malaysia

Dr M visits DAP HQ for the first time

Tun Dr Mahathir attending a Pakatan Harapan presidential council meeting at the DAP’s headquarters. — Picture from Facebook/RoketkiniKUALA LUMPUR, …

Pakatan Harapan

Significant cases on Supreme Court's agenda

The Supreme Court term that, by law, begins on the first Monday in October includes several high-profile cases dealing with controversial social …

Canadian News

American Policing Goes to the Supreme Court

In the new term, which starts Monday, the justices will hear cases on digital privacy, qualified immunity, and other major criminal-justice issues.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court is back in more ways than one. Monday marks the first time in two years that nine justices have started a new term, and the Court …

Politics

Signal app’s address book security could upset governments

The app's novel approach turns Digital Rights Management on its head

Encryption

Estate Planning for Your Digital Property

Article ByJacqueline L. MesslerDavis KuelthauDoes your YouTube station with tutorials teaching the perfect contouring makeup technique have a million …

Law

Anti-Trump activists fight search warrants for Facebook details

<b>San Francisco:</b> The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a motion to "quash or narrow" three search warrants filed by the US Department of Justice …

Australian News

My Media : TechWeb : Boston University

Quick Start<p><b>Available to:</b> Students, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Departments<p><b>Cost:</b> See cost details, below.<p>See Getting Started, below.<p>My Media, an …

Boston University

Is free speech alive and well? 5 essential reads

<i>Editor’s Note: On Friday, Sept. 29, “Third Rail with OZY” will discuss freedom of speech in the United States.</i><p><i>These stories from The Conversation</i> …

First Amendment

Denuvo Game Cracked In Mere Hours

Denuvo DRM has graced our pages many times in the past year or so. The DRM once thought to be unbreakable and heralded as the end of piracy has taken …

Who Will Train Tomorrow's Lawyers and How Will They Learn?

The legal industry is an ecosystem; there’s an inter-dependency between and among its elements. So, for example, when clients sneeze, law firms catch a cold; law schools get the flu; and law students contract pneumonia. A recent American Lawyer article, “Pay for Associate Hours? More Companies …

Education

Traveler who refused to give device passwords to police found guilty of obstruction in UK court

A UK court has reaffirmed the power for state agents to use sweeping counterterrorism legislation to require travelers hand over the passwords for their digital devices for their contents to be searched at borders.<p>A London court today found Muhammad Rabbani guilty of willfully obstructing the …

Surveillance

W3C's video DRM approval gives the impression that companies now run the organization

W3C

Dr M will be allowed to enter Sarawak, says Chief Minister - Nation

KUCHING: Sarawak will not bar former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and other Pakatan Harapan leaders from entering the state, said Chief …

Malaysia