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Showbox: Is it ‘Back’ and More Importantly, is it ‘Safe’?

12 hours 46 min ago
As first reported here on TorrentFreak, popular streaming application Showbox hit turbulent times recently. In May we revealed that a group of independent movie studios (Dallas Buyers Club, Cobbler Nevada, Bodyguard Productions, and others) were targeting sites and individuals said to be behind or... Infrastructure and Standardisation Economic

This Week In Techdirt History: December 2nd - 8th

12 hours 46 min ago
Five Years Ago This week in 2013, we saw a spate of worrying changes around the world, with a German court telling Wikimedia that it's liable for user content, a French court ordering a search engine to make an entire website disappear over copyright infringement, and Italian politicians... Economic Legal

One Word To Describe Startups I Met In Bulawayo: MATURE

12 hours 46 min ago
I have to issue a disclaimer right from the onset: Bulawayo has for some time now been my favourite city to LIVE in Zimbabwe. That means I am biased but like all biased people I believe my bias has nothing to do with my current assessment. Like all biased people you probably can’t convince me I’m... Economic

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

12 hours 46 min ago
Heed Monday’s anniversary, for talk of rights is increasingly becoming hazardous to health in vast parts of the globe Screenshot: 'I Daniel Blake' - official UK trailer(HD).YouTube.In mid-November, a spectacle little noticed by much of world media unfolded in one of the... Development Economic

Groups press for changes to protect journalist safety in Slovakia

12 hours 46 min ago
On December 6, 2018, nine partner organizations and observers of the Council of Europe’s Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists conducted a press freedom solidarity mission to Slovakia to press for full justice in the case of assassinated journalist Ján Kuciak and his... Human Rights Legal

Bizarre Blocking Order Targets ‘Pirate’ Domains Before They’re Registered

12 hours 46 min ago
Website blocking is without a doubt one of the favorite anti-piracy tools of the entertainment industries. India is no stranger to this measure either. Over the years, local courts have issued a variety of blocking orders, often to protect films upon their initial release. This also happened last... Infrastructure and Standardisation Economic Legal

Bikini app maker draws another disgruntled developer to its Facebook fight

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Enlarge / Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg departs after testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) In recent weeks, a... Legal

GTA V’s Take-Two Wants $150,000 in Damages From Cheat Maker

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Over the past year there has been a wave of copyright infringement lawsuits against alleged cheaters or cheat makers. Take-Two Interactive Software, the company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (GTA V), is one of the major players involved. The company has filed several lawsuits in the US and abroad,... Economic Legal

Huawei's Will Zhang on UHD video

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Huawei discusses the challenges for the UHD video industry and how the vendor can help network operators make money from UHD. Economic

Hacking Health Care: How Tech Will Drive Down Costs

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, explains how robots, sensors and AI will keep us healthy for less. Security

Their own goals – migration driving sustainable development

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Close to 190 countries are set to adopt the groundbreaking UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Among its many features, the Compact recognizes the contributions of migrants to the development of their host and origin countries. Migrant workers fill gaps in the labour market... Economic

Contrary To Media Claims, There's No Evidence Russia Was Behind Fake Net Neutrality Comments

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
Earlier this week we noted how the Ajit Pai FCC again shot down journalist FOIA attempts to find out who was behind the millions of bogus comments that plagued the agency's net neutrality repeal. The move prompted one of the agency's commissioners, Jessica Rosenworcel, to accuse her own... Infrastructure and Standardisation Security Legal

CommScope Still Hazy on Arris's CPE Biz

Sat, 08/12/2018 - 09:59
CFO Alex Pease says broadband CPE is viewed as a 'strategic differentiator,' and struggles in the video set-top sector can be cost-managed. Development

ICT4Peace proposal for an independent incident attribution mechanism and an analysis of recent developments on norms building

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:58
Access our email update, ‘ICT4Peace proposal for an independent incident attribution mechanism and an analysis of recent developments on norms building’, here. Security

DoH — it’s DNS Jim, but not as we know it!

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:58
Guest Post: What’s been going on with DNS over the past five years? Infrastructure and Standardisation

New Documents Show That Facebook Has Never Deserved Your Trust

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:58
Another week, another set of reminders that, while Facebook likes to paint itself as an “optimistic” company that’s simply out to help users and connect the world, the reality is very different.  This week, those reminders include a collection of newly released documents suggesting that the company... Economic Legal Security

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