EU Prepares Guidelines to Force Google & Facebook to Police Piracy

EU Prepares Guidelines to Force Google & Facebook to Police Piracy By Andy In the current climate, creators and distributors are forced to play a giant game of whac-a-mole to limit the unlicensed spread of their content on the Internet. The way the law stands…

Why The Intercept’s Newsroom Needs You

Why The Intercept’s Newsroom Needs You By Betsy Reed Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill have explained why they founded The Intercept and why we need your support to sustain and expand our journalism. Now I want to tell you a little bit about how our…

Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service

Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service By Ernesto In recent years, copyright holders have taken aim at the domain name industry, calling on players to take a more active approach against piracy. One of the often heard complaints is that website owners use…

It’s “National Get a VPN Day” in Australia

It’s “National Get a VPN Day” in Australia By Andy For so many years, citizens have believed that what they do online is largely a private matter. Some continue to labor under the misconception that online events are somewhat transient but in many respects the…

President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Repeal Into Law

President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Repeal Into Law By Andy In a major setback to those who value their online privacy in the United States, last week the House of Representatives voted to grant Internet service providers permission to sell subscribers’ browsing histories to third…

Trumpcare Is Dying. Now Let’s Kill the Insane Ideology Behind It.

Trumpcare Is Dying. Now Let’s Kill the Insane Ideology Behind It. By Jon Schwarz The first reports said the Republican dream of repealing Obamacare was dead. Now it turns out that, after heroic measures, it’s on a ventilator in the intensive care unit with no…

VPN Searches Soar as Congress Votes to Repeal Broadband Privacy Rules

VPN Searches Soar as Congress Votes to Repeal Broadband Privacy Rules By Andy In a blow to privacy advocates across the United States, the House of Representatives voted Tuesday to grant Internet service providers permission to sell subscribers’ browsing histories to third parties. The bill…

Russia Allows Edward Snowden to Remain Through 2020

Russia Allows Edward Snowden to Remain Through 2020 By Ryan Gallagher Edward Snowden’s exile in Russia looks set to continue after authorities in the country reportedly signed off on a new three-year visa for the former National Security Agency contractor. Snowden, who leaked a trove…