Hackers Are Not The Biggest Ethereum Problem. It’s Greed.

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You don’t need us to tell you that Ethereum has a nagging hacking problem. People have carried out a lot of transactions using Ethereum. And consequently, have lost millions of dollars in just over a year. How did they lose the money? The lost it via heists. Online heists. So what’s the problem then? Is …

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CloudFlare (And Hopefully Windows App Store) Wage A War Against Pirates.

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CloudFlare has proven itself as a bit of a defender of pirate sources. What do we mean by that? We mean that CloudFlare has valiantly stood up to copyright holders when they have come knocking on their doors. And we know that if there is one thing that copyright holder groups are good at then …

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Is Piracy Ethical? Are Pirates Dangerous?

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If there is one thing that we have found out about the MPAA is that it doesn’t like pirates. The MPAA doesn’t like piracy either. Now, the former VP of an organization known has Worldwide Internet Enforcement has come out and said that the industry against piracy has changed. In other words, now law enforcement …

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Controlling Piracy Is Difficult Because Internet Pirates Are Difficult

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We all saw what happened this past week. A man in the United States of America “dared” to upload three episodes (or rather remaining episodes) of a show called Power to the Internet well before the episode’s commercial release. The situation made one thing really clear: The man who uploaded those episodes didn’t really care …

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Hotspot Shield As A VPN Service Is Not Okay, Says Privacy Group

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Hotspot Shield touts itself as the VPN service that Angela Merkel should have used when hackers hacked her account. But now a certain privacy group has claimed that the Federal Trade Commission must launch an investigation into the discrepancies the group has noticed in the VPN service’s official privacy policy. A prominent privacy group has …

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Good News, TVAddons Is Back. Bad News, It is At War.

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TVAddons is back. But it hasn’t come back with a bang. Why? Because now it has to contend with a war from four of the biggest Telcos in Canada. We’re talking about, Bell Canada Roger Videotron TVA All have combined forces to sue TVAddons. For those who don’t know, TVAddons is a wildly popular Kodi …

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The FCC Has A Plan To Stop DDoS. And It Wants To Keep It A Secret

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DDoS attacks are troubling everyone and everywhere. So it is about time that the Federal Communications Commission has decided to do something about the rampant increase in the frequency of major DDoS attacks. What’s the FCC’s plan? Well, according to the FCC, the plan will essentially try to prevent future DDoS attacks. Okay. That’s great …

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Chinese Government Finally Blocks WhatsApp. More Internet Censorship?

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China has shown no signs of letting up and now it has banned Whatsapp, the hugely popular messaging service. Of course, this is not first and certainly not the last time China has and will ban messaging apps and social media websites. In recent months, the country has taken strong measures to ensure that internet …

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Piracy Websites And Pirates: What Are The Risks If Any

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We are more than half done with this year. But that doesn’t mean copyright holder groups will give up their battle against internet piracy anytime soon. In fact, if we’re talking about pace, then the copyright holder groups pace against punishing pirates and piracy sites has significantly increased. The largest entertainment companies in the world …

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Intellectual Property Office Says Pirates Are No More The Primary Threat

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We all know that if there is one place on earth that is not good for pirates then it is the UK. The country’s government has passed several laws which have enforced some tough punishments on people who are found to engage in piracy activities. Resultantly, the number of active pirates in the UK has …

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