SOCA has taken control of a music blog's domain name
RnBXclusive.com was one of the most popular music blogs dedicated to latest and hottest music. The popular music blog is now shut down. Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) of UK has taken control of the site’s domain name.
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Tagged anti-piracy, censorship, illegal downloads, info tech, infotech, music, music blog, rnbxclusive, shut down, soca, technology
Music for Anonymous, by Anonymous and others, together in one place
The folks at Radio Payback and AnonRadio teamed up to launch a music Album dedicated to Anonymous. The first one gained a lot of support, so they decided to launch a second one. The Newest Album, titled “Revolution”, is dedicated to outline Anonymous’s role in the revolutions of 2011, mixing different world genres.
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Tagged anonradio, anonymous, anti-piracy, censorship, info tech, infotech, music, music album, radio payback, technology, video blog post, wvp, YouTube
Join to protect our rights to free speech, privacy and prosperity
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 WordPress.org joins many sites around the web, from small personal blogs to internet companies like Mozilla, Wikipedia, Reddit, and Cheezburger sites, going dark to protest two proposed laws in the United States, called SOPA and the PROTECT IP Act.
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Tagged #WikipediaBlackout, anti-piracy bills, blackout, blogging software, info tech, infotech, pipa, sopa, stop censorship, technology, WordPress
English Wikipedia blacks out for 24 hours to protest anti-piracy bills
The English version of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia blacks out its website at midnight Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, January 18, 2011 for 24 hours in protest against anti-piracy laws being proposed in the US. Wikipedia is considered one of the Internet’s most popular websites, with millions of visitors daily.
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Tagged #WikipediaBlackout, anti-piracy bills, blackout, boing-boing, censorship, english wikipedia, google, info tech, infotech, pipa, reddit, sopa, technology
WordPress users, make your voice heard
PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor the net, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law would let the government or corporations censor entire sites– they just have to convince a judge that the site is “dedicated to copyright infringement.”
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Tagged anti-piracy bills, blogging software, info tech, infotech, pipa, sopa, stop censorship, technology, video blog post, WordPress, wvp
IE6 usage dips below 1% in the USA and five other countries last month
In December 2011, USA, Czech Republic, Portugal, Philippines, Ukraine and Mexico joined the champions circle of countries where Internet Explorer 6 usage had dropped below 1 percent, ushering in a new era of modern web browsing.
During its life, MS-DOS would go through eight versions
Today MS-DOS is 30 years old. Thirty years ago, on July 27, 1981, Microsoft gave the name MS-DOS to the disk operating system it bought from Seattle Computer Products, a hardware company owned by Rod Brock.