Cyberculture roundup: Twitter, Facebook to pay tax in Turkey… ‘Geography of Hate’ in Twitter mapped in US…

Twitter, Facebook to pay tax in Turkey The Turkish Finance Ministry has sped up its work to collect taxes from the online advertising market.   ‘Geography of Hate’ Maps Racist, Homophobic, Ableist Tweets Twitter has the capacity to ignite revolutions and enable small acts of kindness, but there’s also a darker side to the microblogging … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: How Wikipedia works, Top 5 uTorrent Tips,

How Wikipedia works: Building the world?s most expansive encyclopaedia from The Next Web by Mez Breeze Top 5 uTorrent Tips From BitTorrent Inc. from TorrentFreak by enigmax With around 150 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. But, despite finding the client incredibly useful, millions … Read more

While Pirate Bay Celebrates 9th Anniversary, a list of Top BitTorrent Countries In The World

Top BitTorrent Countries In The World, Top Torrent Towns In The UK from TorrentFreak by enigmax The Digital Music Index is a report produced by Musicmetric, a data and analytics company that maps the trends and preferences of music fans around the world. The data collated and crunched is then supplied to the music industry to … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: most torrents are monitored, and much more..

New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski If you?ve downloaded a popular torrent in the last three years, you may have had your IP address logged and your activities monitored, according to new research. Computer scientists from the University … Read more

another cyberculture roundup: “Generation C” now; ” Do Not Track” issue; Bradley Manning trial…

Forget Generation Y: 18- to 34-Year-Olds Are Now ?Generation C? from Mashable! by Zoe Fox   HTML Editor Calls HTML5 Video Copy-Protection Proposal ‘Unethical’ from Wired Top Stories by Scott Gilbertson Google, Microsoft, and Netflix have teamed up to propose a copy protection protocol– AKA DRM — for HTML5 video. It’s just a draft right … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Understanding Twitter’s country-specific basis blocking; Pew Report on Tablet and E-book reader Ownership and more…

Twitter caves to global censorship, will block content on country-specific basis as required by Xeni Jardin   EFF: “What Does Twitter?s Country-by-Country Takedown System Mean for Freedom of Expression?” by Xeni Jardin What Does Twitter?s Country-by-Country Takedown System Mean for Freedom of Expression? from Updates by eva Yesterday, Twitter announced in a blog post … Read more

“Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Sites of 2012” and a cyberculture roundup: SOPA, Kopimism, internet access,

Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Sites of 2012 by Ernesto Which torrent sites get the most visitors at the start of 2012? At first glance little seems to have changed, as many of the sites in the top 10 have been among the top torrent sites for more than half a decade. But moving down … Read more

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