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May 16 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline May 2012 – Under DDoS Attack – Updated






The Pirate Bay occasionally goes offline for maintenance here and there but they are usually up within a few hours. Well, for about the past two days The Pirate Bay has been offline but not due to maintenance. The Pirate Bay is currently under a DDoS attack rendering the website unusable in certain parts of …

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May 12 2012

Two New Phones Coming To Virgin Mobile – Updated






Virgin Mobile has been a great prepaid cellular provider for me over the past year. I have been using their Optimus V and after Cyanogen-mod and a few tweaks it has been working perfectly for me. Now, just after the announcement of the removal of grandfathered plans, Virgin is releasing two new phones into their …

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Mar 20 2012

The Pirate Bay Drones – Low Orbiting Server Stations






So on Tuesday, March 18, The Pirate Bay posted onto their blog about a new plan they have been thinking of. Now with the recent troubles the online community has been running into, TPB is considering moving their servers onto drone planes that would orbit the earth in a low path. Below is the post …

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Feb 18 2012

EA Origin Authentication Servers Down






Apparently Origin’s authentication servers are having some troubles. When trying to connect to some games or battlelog for example an authentication error is shown. Currently EA is aware of this and they are trying to fix the problem. They have been posting updates to their Twitter feed.   They are aware of the problem. Origin …

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Feb 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Changes Domain to .SE To Prevent Seizure






After the recent movements of anti-piracy organizations; The Pirate Bay has decided that it would be in its best interest to change from their .org domain to a .SE top level domain to prevent running the risk of having their domain seized.






Jan 28 2012

Free Internet Still Threatened






SOPA and PIPA may be indefinitely suspended, however the very day before this was announced, the popular online digital locker Megaupload.com was completely removed from the entire World Wide Web. Not just DNS blocked, which is what SOPA would have done, but entirely removed. It is not a coincidence that just a day before the …

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Jan 20 2012

SOPA Dead! Withdrawn By Creator Lamar Smith






After the recent showing of the Internet communities absolute hate towards SOPA; The original creator, Lamar Smith, has pulled the bill.






Jan 19 2012

Feds Take Down Megaupload – Anonymous Takes Down Feds






Just today Megaupload was shutdown by the federal government due to copy-write infringements. Well, moments after the announcement of the termination of Megaupload Anonymous sprain into action.






Jan 19 2012

Megaupload Shut Down, Director Arrested






Today, Thursday January 19, Megaupload was shut down by the federal government. Almost everyone is familiar with this popular file sharing website. The site was used to share files. Users could upload a document and send a link to a friend to download. Now users will have to go elsewhere to do their file sharing.






Jan 17 2012

Wikipedia Shutting Down To Protest SOPA and PIPA






On January 16 Wikipedia announced that they will hold a black out across the entire English-language Wikipedia site for 24 straight hours in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act.






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