Tetch Talk Ep 2 – Peter Sunde on 15 Years Since the TPB Raid

Sometimes it’s hard to believe how long it’s been since a certain thing happened. Today it’s the turn of the Pirate Bay raid, which happened 15 years ago today. So who better to talk to about it than one of the subjects of the raid, the always delightful Peter ‘Brokep’ Sunde, the face of TPB […]
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Tetch Talk – Interview with a Glitch-Artist

So, if you saw my post from February, you’ll notice I’m experimenting with glitch-art a little, but to really appreciate it, you need to talk to an expert. So in the first of [hopfully] a series of Tetch-Talks, I talked to outstanding glitch-artist Jarid Scott. Jarid had recently started a 100-day project, where each day […]
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A Glitch in Time

Yes, it’s time for another time-lapse, or rather, another pair. It’s back to my usual spot for some sunsets, but alas neither of the two gave me a good sky. One was too clear, and the other generated a lot of cloud. What to do… Yes, it’s time for another time-lapse, or rather, another pair. […]
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CDA 230 Love Poetry

There’s a whole shit-show about the Communications Decency Act Section 230 – better known as CDA230 – and how many want it to be gone. It’s incredibly misunderstood by many, who think it gives special permissions for certain social media companies to do what they want without consequences, or that it requires some sort of […]
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Prenda Lawyer Loses Appeal Against $1.5M Restitution Order for Copyright Trolling

The US 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled today that Paul Hansmeier must indeed pay back more than $1.5M in restitution for his Prenda law activities. The former lawyer who filed his appeal in late 2019 while serving his 14 year prison sentence, did not convince the court that his scheme was not criminal, […]
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Encryption With A Back Door Is NOT Encryption

There’s been an increasing call in recent weeks and months for encryption to have government ‘backdoors’ put into them. This is a bad idea. No really, it’s an incredibly bad idea. Even if we took the assumption that it is a push that’s made with only the purest of intentions, and the government universal key […]
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