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Wikipedia Access Has Been Blocked in Turkey

Wikipedia Access Has Been Blocked in Turkey

Access to online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey early Saturday morning. Human rights groups have been concerned about increasing crackdowns on free speech ...

April 30, 2017 at 10:10 am by
Bill Introduced in Five States to Legalize "Right to Repair" Electronics

Bill Introduced in Five States to Legalize “Right to Repair” Electronics

US lawmakers in New York, Massachusetts, Kansas, Nebraska, and Minnesota have introduced a bill that fights for the right to repair electronics, helping smaller independent ...

January 25, 2017 at 3:30 pm by
Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

King’s College London has posted a notice on their e-mail login page warning members that emails can be “monitored and recorded”, apparently under the UK ...

January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm by
French Labour Law

French Labour Law Gives Workers Right to Not Check E-Mails Out-of-Hours

Beginning January 1st, 2017, a French labour law will require companies to guarantee their employees the “right to disconnect” or not be obliged to check their ...

January 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
Canada Broadband Internet Access

Canada Declares Broadband Internet Access as Basic Service

The United Nations has passed a resolution earlier this year that declares Internet access to be a basic human right and put forward a non-binding resolution that condemns ...

December 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm by

Who Created Ark: Survival Evolved? Find Out In Court!

Ark: Survival Evolved has gathered quite a bit of a following, with players taking to the island in hopes of finding answers while building new technology and training ...

March 25, 2016 at 1:15 pm by

The Big Bang Theory Producers Are Being Sued

We sadly live in a world where everyone can sue everyone for almost anything. This happens a lot and sometimes the lawsuits have more claim than other times. The latest one is ...

December 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

Orwell Estate Sends Copyright Takedown Over Use of “1984”

George Orwell, a great writer of the classic book Nineteen Eighty Four. A book that describes the future with surveillance and control as themes. George himself sadly passed ...

October 28, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Online Digital JPEG images May Soon Be Subject To DRM

Oh what fresh hell is this? If you thought the pitfalls of DRM (Digital Rights Management) had finally dawned on the tech industry, then well no, no it has not. Considering ...

October 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

30 Days Returns Now Law In The UK

We’ve all had it before, you’ve gone out and brought something new, something nice and shiny and you get it home, open the package like a child at Christmas and ...

October 5, 2015 at 11:27 pm by

eBay Seller Faces $19K Legal Bill After Suing Buyer Who Left Negative Feedback

Ohio-based company, Med Express, is facing a hefty legal bill amounting to $19,250, after attempting to sue an eBay customer for leaving negative feedback. Amy Nicholls ...

September 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Hulu Buys Streaming Rights to the Entire Seinfeld Series for up to $180 Million

Hulu just got done striking a deal with Sony Pictures Television for the streaming rights of the beloved show Seinfeld. The deal was for the entire 180 episode series, with ...

April 29, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

EU Commisioner Wants to Abolish Geoblocking

Geoblocking of content is still one of the biggest issues when it comes to obtaining your media legally. You want to pay for it, but you’re not allowed to and everyone ...

March 2, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

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