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mpaa-logoThe Sony Pictures leak has caused major damage to the Hollywood movie studio, but the fallout doesn’t end there.

Contained in one of the leaked data batches is a complete overview of the MPAA’s global anti-piracy strategy for the years to come.

 

Google moves engineers out of Russia

The tech giant says it “remains committed” to Russia but has confirmed that it will be removing its engineering office staff.


Roger Dingledine from the Tor Project writes, “One of our colleagues has been the target of a sustained campaign of harassment for the past several months. We have decided to publish this statement to publicly declare our support for her, for every member of our organization, and for every member of our community who experiences this harassment. Read the rest

When the incoming emails stopped arriving, it seemed innocuous at first. But it would eventually become clear that this was no routine technical problem. Inside a row of gray office buildings in Brussels, a major hacking attack was in progress. And the perpetrators were British government spies.

Thanks To All Heroes Of Freedom Who Have Kept The Pirate Bay Running

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Civil Liberties – Christian Engström: The file-sharing site The Pirate Bay is down following a raid by Swedish Police. The organization Rights Alliance, previously named the Anti-Pirate Bureau and representing the giant movie and record corporations, is behind the raid. It’s a dark day for freedoms online.

Each week Google removes millions of ‘infringing’ links from search engine results at rightsholders’ request, 9.1m during the last documented week alone. In the main Google removes these links within hours of receiving a complaint, a record few other large sites can match.

 

channel4.comDec 11 – The most influential pro-Islamic State Twitter account to be followed by foreign jihadis – Shami Witness – is shut down after a Channel 4 News investigation uncovers the identity of the man behind it He spent his mornings, afternoons and evenings
theguardian.com – Martin Chulov – Dec 10, 10:00 PM – In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of

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