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US Government strikes back with their own Botnet…kinda

The US Justice Department is taking a hands-on approach to dealing with the plethora of infected computers across the world that become slaves to the never ending networks of botnets….

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Apple removes “Gay Cure” app

Apple has gone ahead to remove the controversial “Gay Cure” app under their law of being “offensive to large groups of people.” The app was originally aimed at homosexuals in…

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Google accuses China of blocking Gmail service

China is once again under the spotlight, this time being accused by Google for interfering with the email service, Gmail. With the political situation getting very unstable in various Middle…

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Anonymous targets Koch Industries/Wisconsin governor in #OpWisconsin [Updated]

Anonymous is back at it again, this time targeting the Koch Brothers and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for trying to pass a bit of legislation that would remove the public…

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Anonymous seizes Westboro Baptist Church websites during live interview

The Internet group Anonymous had gone ahead with its plans to take out a number of website affiliated with the Westboro Baptist Church, doing it during a live interview on…

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U.S. Gov’t shuts down 84,000+ sub-domains … by accident

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has once again boasted about seizing domains in an effort to curb various Internet crimes, this time in the child pornography department. What…

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Internet shut down, Facebook accounts deleted in Algeria as War breaks out

Just 3 weeks ago, the war raged on in Egypt but now revolution has come to Algeria as its country’s citizens also fight for freedom from President Abdelaziz Boutifleka’s rule….

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MPAA sues Hotfile, domain possibly at risk of seizure

The Motion Pictures Association of America has filed a lawsuit against file sharing service Hotfile.com. In a press release, they mention that Hotfile has directly promoted the sharing of illegal…

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Why the Egyptian government cut the Internet

Straying slightly from the tech scene, I just wanted to highlight some of the horrible events that went down in Egypt. It clearly shows why the government decided to cut…

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Good news Canadian Steam/Netflix users, UBB policy to be overturned

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Hooray for bandwidth and Canadian Government common sense. The Canadian Prime Minister and the Minister of Industry has made the decision to force the CRTC to reverse the Usage-Based Bandwidth…

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Canadian Steam/Netflix users to feel the pinch of new Internet UBB Policy

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Canadians are up in arms against a new Internet cap policy coming into effect soon thanks to the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Basically, rather than enjoying the benefits of…

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Internet goes down In Cairo, Egypt just before largest planned protest

Reports have come in from many sources that Internet connectivity is several parts of Egypt has gone down. With one of the biggest planned protests about to take place soon…

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Internet “Kill Switch” for Obama?

It seems that a failed bill to implement an Internet “kill switch” may be heading back for scrutiny in Congress this year but with a catch. Rather than having the…

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Obama pushing Internet IDs for American Citizens

The White House has stated that US President Barack Obama is pushing towards getting Internet IDs for all its American citizens. He plans to give power to the United States…

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6 girls arrested after inviting Facebook friends to “Attack a Teacher Day”

Six teenage girls from 2 middle schools in Carson City, Nevada have been arrested on Wednesday after creating and inviting friends to a Facebook event targeted towards attacking certain teachers…

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