Top Gear Notices Popularity of Heavily Torrented Show

In the latest episode of the BBC’s internationally popular motoring show Top Gear, a little dig at legacy broadcasters and distributors managed to sneak through to air. Front-man Jeremy Clarkson undoubtedly earned the dislike of industry groups in the UK when he lauded the popularity of one of their guests, despite the extremely limited availability […]
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CISPA, SOPA, PIPA, ePARASITE, ACTA, TPP: What is Congress Smoking?

In 2012, I was moderating a panel on the major technological legislative acts that were pending or had been proposed in the last year. On the panel were two lawyers from the copyright field, and two computer security experts. Since the resurrection of CISPA has occurred, I thought it prudent to take the audio and […]
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Cory Doctorow in Atlanta (full!)

Last week, blogger, activist, author and all-around nice guy stopped by in Atlanta on his tour to promote Homeland, his new book. I dragged my wife and eldest over to the talk, held at the surprisingly nice auditorium at the Decatur public library. Even arriving 15 minutes early, seats were hard to find, and so […]
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Star Wars Online

No, this isn’t the MMORPG (I prefer Star Trek Online) Instead, this is about an amazing use of technology to entertain. As recounted in his tumblr, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Ryan Weber was bored when stuck in the snow in Boston this weekend. So he created the following cool traceroute. No, this isn’t the […]
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TPB AFK is Now Out

The film about the Pirate Bay, TPB_AFK is now out. The film is premiering at the Berlin international film festival right now, but you can watch it just as if you were there, thanks to the power of the internet. The film about the Pirate Bay, TPB_AFK is now out. The film is premiering at […]
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