Vice Media joins Gawker, Salon, and the Guardian US in a growing trend after its US editorial staff voted to unionize
Early Twitter investor Chris Sacca is at it again
The next stage of the Reddit crackdown has begun.
Jim from Open Rights Group writes, “Should file-sharers be threatened with up to 10 years in prison? The UK’s Intellectual Property Office are consulting on this idea.”
San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today released Privacy Badger 1.0, a browser extension that blocks some of the sneakiest trackers that try to spy on your Web browsing habits.
More than a quarter of a million users have already installed the alpha and beta releases of Privacy Badger. The new Privacy Badger 1.0 includes blocking of certain kinds of super-cookies and browser fingerprinting—the latest ways that some parts of the online tracking industry try to follow Internet users from site to site.
YouTube 301+ view counts, we hardly knew youYouTube is retiring the 301+ views quirk — which was previously used as a placeholder until YouTube could verify the number of views a video received — and moving to a real-time viewing algorithm.
After extensive amounts of Hacking Team’s internal data leaked online recently, researchers have been combing through it to find what kind of attacks the company was using.
Given that it’s 2015, and we have been logging onto the world wide web for decades, you’d assume people would have a healthy grasp on what makes a good password by now. But no, that doesn’t appear to be the case — if the list of the 25 most popular passwords of 2014 is anything to go by, anyway.
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