WhatsApp blocked in Brazil-now restored

Image of WhatsApp logo and Brazil flag. Image credit: Hackread
Image of WhatsApp logo and Brazil flag. Image credit: Hackread

Open letter to Telefónica says telcos should push back on government requests for internet shutdowns, not shame companies like WhatsApp. Last Thursday, a court in Brazil ordered telcos to shut down WhatsApp, the most popular mobile messaging service in the country. Telcos complied, and the service was inaccessible to tens of millions of users for hours, until a higher court overturned the order. e of the Continue reading “WhatsApp blocked in Brazil-now restored”

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HTTP status code for legal take downs of websites : Error 451-Approved

Fahrenheit-451-Ray-Bradbury-1953-1024x716HTTP status codes are a core part of helping your browser understand what to do with a page. You’re probably familiar with 404 — page not found — but there are a plethora of others, like 302, which help tell your browser a page has moved.

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has finally created a standard for when a page has been taken down due to legal reasons. The new status code, 451, indicates Continue reading “HTTP status code for legal take downs of websites : Error 451-Approved”

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Pirate Bay Founder: ‘I Have Given Up’ (English and BG version)

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Written by Joost Mollen for Motherboard and VICE | БГ версия ТУК

“The internet is shit today. It’s broken. It was probably always broken, but it’s worse than ever.”

My conversation with Peter Sunde, one of the founders and spokespersons of The Pirate Bay, did not Continue reading “Pirate Bay Founder: ‘I Have Given Up’ (English and BG version)”

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Racist of the Year Award winner announced by Survival International

Survival gives Racist of the Year Award 2015 to Brazilian state deputy Fernando Furtado

Survival International today announced the winner of the Racist of the Year Award 2015 as Fernando Furtado, a deputy in the Brazilian state of Maranhao. Furtado, of the Communist Party of Brazil, was given the award for comments he Continue reading “Racist of the Year Award winner announced by Survival International”

Vuvuzela-Untraceable Anonymous Messaging System from MIT

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Scientists at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created an anonymous messaging system, in the same category as Tor, I2P, and HORNET, which takes a different approach to relaying messages between two parties.

The system, dubbed Continue reading “Vuvuzela-Untraceable Anonymous Messaging System from MIT”

Welcome to the Internet of Drones

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UAVIA providing the most demanding businesses with connected aerial surveillance and inspection tools. Their solutions make it possible to collect and analyze aerial data in real time. Without ever leaving your desk. UAVIA’s patent pending technology opens new perspectives by enabling total autonomous Continue reading “Welcome to the Internet of Drones”

Digital Security software for 2016

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We have made this in 2015…. And yes – in 2016 we will repeat that and publish our updated list with software we think is good to share it with everyone who cares about the way they communicate in Internet or just want to keep data safe and unreachable from all the bad guys out there. We will split the helpful Software and Continue reading “Digital Security software for 2016”

Biowearables… Someone ?

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The newest activity tracking device may not even be a device. Austin-based software design firm Chaotic Moon Studios has created a concept prototype for tech tattoos, a circuit that you can wear on the surface of your skin. The components are attached with Continue reading “Biowearables… Someone ?”

Борбата срещу Ислямска държава в Ирак и Сирия

Израелският журналист Итай Анхел прекосява смело границите на Сирия и Ирак, за да разкаже за единствените бойци, успели да спрат настъплението на Ислямска държава в Ирак и Сирия (ИДИС) – кюрдските бойци-партизани. Continue reading Борбата срещу Ислямска държава в Ирак и Сирия

Nokia launched OZO VR camera on November 30th

Filmmaking of the future will take audiences on a truly immersive journey. Ahead of the official launch of #OZO on November 30, innovators Ted Schilowitz, Sid Ganis and Steve Schklair expound on how #OZO will affect the entire film industry.

Nokia announced that its Ozo VR camera now has a price tag: $60,000. The company is now accepting Continue reading “Nokia launched OZO VR camera on November 30th”

TrueCrypt audit completed with status-Safe to be used

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Last year many users of the encrypting software TrueCrypt was asking only one question: TrueCrypt, secure or insecure?

A group of Ten auditors from the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology has conducted a six-month audit of TrueCrypt under contract from the German Government. The researchers have expressed a Continue reading “TrueCrypt audit completed with status-Safe to be used”

Изграждане на Автономия в Турция и Кюрдистан: интервю с „Революционно анархистко действие“

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През месец май тази година, журналисти на „Corporate Watch“, бяха в Турция и Кюрдистан, за да проведат разследване за западните фирми, които снабдяват турската полиция и армия с военно оборудване. В хода на това разследване бяха проведени разговори и интервюта с активисти на множество движения. Continue reading “Изграждане на Автономия в Турция и Кюрдистан: интервю с „Революционно анархистко действие“”

Why privacy matters, even if you have “nothing to hide”?

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A commentator on a recent post about the DEA installing license plate scanners on the nation’s interstate highways asks, “If you aren’t doing anything illegal why would you care if someone captures your license plate number?”

Another commentator Continue reading “Why privacy matters, even if you have “nothing to hide”?”

Hero of the Month 4-Phil Kennedy just implanted electrodes into his brain

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Phil Kennedy no longer saw any other way to get the data. That was how one day he came to lie blissfully unconscious on an operating table in Belize while a neurosurgeon sawed off the top of his skull.

Last year, Kennedy, a 67-year-old neurologist and Continue reading “Hero of the Month 4-Phil Kennedy just implanted electrodes into his brain”