The stunt double suing News Corp in the United States says that a U.K. compensation scheme set up by the company has been "unfair" to victims and that U.S. courts should have an opportunity to address the "increasing threat to privacy."read more
The conservative writer and filmmaker was challenged by co-producer Doug Sain, who claimed he was owed a bigger slice of the movie.read more
Microsoft set to launch first original programming for Xbox One in early 2014
Microsoft hopes its first wave of original TV programming for Xbox One will be out in early 2014, the company's president of entertainment and digital, Nancy Tellem tells Variety. At the latest, Redmond is hoping to have its original content out by ...
You no longer have to give up some of the Moto X's voice commands if you want to rely on security codes. An update to the smartphone's Touchless Control app lets you speak a PIN code to unlock the device; as long you're not worried about ...
It's that time between Black Friday and CES when the news cycle becomes a snoozefest, but your intrepid host Brian Heater sallies forth into the abyss along with Terrence O'Brien and Sarah Silbert to bring you this week's tech tidbits. Led Zeppelin ...
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BitTorrent Client Devs Work on Bitcoin Integration
The people behind FrostWire are working hard to implement Bitcoin support in their BitTorrent client. In addition to letting users donate to content creators and tracker owners from within the client, they are also integrating a Bitcoin wallet into the BitTorrent client. The FrostWire team hopes oth
Authorities in South Africa have made their first ever arrest of an online movie pirate. The individual, said to have been identified by a hacker employed by an anti-piracy company, is reported to have uploaded a "high profile" local movie to The Pirate Bay. But with the anti-piracy outfit currently
The Pirate Bay was forced to switch domains earlier this week but today the torrent site reached its final destination for now. A few moments ago TPB landed in Peru with words of caution for its adversaries. Speaking with TorrentFreak, a Pirate Bay spokesman said a new system currently under develop
To address the rights of victimized copyright holders, the U.S. Government has recently obtained a secret court order. The sealed order allows it to share Megaupload evidence with industry trade groups who may want to take legal action. At the same time, however, the Government refuses to assist fo
Blog: Defining success in the fight against impunity
For the second time this year, the U.N. Security Council took up the issue of protection of journalists. In a discussion today sponsored by the French and Guatemalan delegations, and open to NGOs, speaker after speaker and country after country hammered home the same essential facts: The vast majori
On Monday, eight of the world's leading technology companies set aside their rivalries to issue a direct challenge to U.S. lawmakers: lead the world by example and fix America's broken surveillance state. Although the tech companies' statement sends a powerful message, notably absent from the letter
The concept of network neutrality holds that all Internet traffic should be treated equal and that Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, should serve as free-flowing gateways for information rather than as filters. But in politically polarized Venezuela, neutrality is an increasingly rare commodity a