“U.S. Universities Ranked by BitTorrent Usage… An Interview with Prof. Anthony D. Smith.. A literati roundup…

College Pirates? U.S. Universities Ranked by BitTorrent Usage BitTorrent has plenty of legitimate uses but much of the traffic that passes through can be linked to copyright infringement. This is true on all regular Internet providers but also on university networks. Unlike consumer ISPs, however, educational institutions are required by law to prevent copyright infringement … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: “European data protection under a cloud

Who’s accountable for Britain’s Internet censorwall? Jim from the UK Open Rights Group sez, “It seems Cameron and Perry have ignored official government policy, invented their own policy and forced it onto UK ISPs. With no legislation, and no complaints from Lib Dem MPS or the ISPs, we have completely unaccountable “nudge censorship” being forced … Read more

Historic Win for the Pirate Party Movement in Iceland… a cyberculture roundup…

Pirate Party Enters Iceland?s National Parliament After Historic Election Win from TorrentFreak by Ernesto Founded in 2006, the Pirate party movement has scored some big and small victories over the years. Their biggest success came in 2009 when the party won two seats at the European Parliament. During the last year this was followed by … Read more

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