18 May 2018

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N.J. school board president gets probation for child porn

The former president of the Dunellen Board of Education was sentenced Friday to four years probation on charges he possessed child pornography. Phillip C. Heiney, 69, pleaded guilty in February to third-degree possession of child pornography after authorities accused him of using a peer-to-peer file-sharing network to download and distribute images and videos of child pornography.

18 May 2018 11:16pm GMT

17 May 2018

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Man allegedly shared child abuse images via BitTorrent

A Hammonton man allegedly distributed images of child abuse and child exploitation online via a peer-to-peer file sharing network, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced. The arrest of Robert J. Houck, 41, followed a month-long investigation into distribution of child abuse images on BitTorrent , authorities said.

17 May 2018 9:48pm GMT

Collierville Man Sentenced to 80 months in prison for possession of child pornography

A Collierville man was sentenced to 80 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography. U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant for the Western District of Tennessee announced the sentence today.

17 May 2018 8:24am GMT

16 May 2018

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Blockchain as a Content Distribution Technology: Copyright Issues Abound

Content owners and their attorneys have been enthusiastically anticipating the use of blockchain as a mechanism for royalty accounting, recording the chain of title of intellectual property interests, and protecting, tracking and administering IP. The enthusiasm is a little less vigorous, however, when the topic turns to the use of blockchain as a vehicle for content distribution.

16 May 2018 11:41pm GMT

15 May 2018

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Metallica guitarist: 'We're still in the right' about Napster

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has defended his band's much-maligned decision to sue Napster , the groundbreaking file-sharing service obliterated by an avalanche of litigation led by the group's 2000 lawsuit. "The whole Napster thing it didn't do us any favors whatsoever.

15 May 2018 11:54pm GMT

Perfecta Expands into the Commercial Sector and Announces Perfecta...

Perfecta Lanterna is an industry leading dark web data and information monitoring and detection service that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science with trained Intelligence Analysts. It delivers broad dark web data and information monitoring and detection capability combined with actionable information and meaningful reports.

15 May 2018 4:39pm GMT

US online lending unproven, says Eisman of Big Short fame

Steven Eisman, famous for successfully shorting the US subprime market before the onset of the 2008 financial crisis, has said the online lending business model used in the United States is unsustainable, and that losses from Canadian mortgages could widen. Eisman, who is profiled in Michael Lewis' The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine , on which the 2015 Hollywood film The Big Short is based, also said he did not see any systemic risks on the horizon, and that credit quality related to consumer credit in the US "keeps getting better".

15 May 2018 12:02am GMT

14 May 2018

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Wells Fargo just announced a new feature for its mobile app

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14 May 2018 7:15pm GMT

Inko Whiteboard now Offered through Apple's Volume Purchase Program

Mons , Belgium - Creaceed introduces Inko - Group Edition, a new variant to their real-time collaborative whiteboard app for iPad, iPhone and Apple TV, that can now be purchased through Apple's Volume Purchase Program by schools and enterprises. Just like its free counterpart, the Group Edition app lets users draw collaboratively in real time on the same canvas, offering network-less connectivity, a remarkable drawing experience, as well as live TV mirroring and interaction.

14 May 2018 4:49pm GMT

JackServn Trojan

Unfortunately, experts are still determining its primary function, and no reliable information could confirm its capabilities. Likewise, people should be extremely cautious of this cyber threat.

14 May 2018 7:16am GMT

11 May 2018

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Google Pay's app adds boarding passes, tickets, p2p payments and more

Pay got a big upgrade at Google I/O this week. At a breakout session, Google announced a series of changes to its payments platform, recently rebranded from Android Pay , including support for peer-to-peer payments in the main Google Pay app; online payments support in all browsers; the ability to see all payments in a single place, instead of just those in-store; and support for tickets and boarding passes in Google Pay's APIs, among several other things.

11 May 2018 12:31am GMT

10 May 2018

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AST Acquires Two Streaming Multi-Media Content & Data Patent Portfolios From Napster & Intertainer

Pursuant to AST's catch and release model, these portfolios are now available on the open market through ICAP Patent Brokerage for purchase subject to all prior licenses. The first patent portfolio, which holds patent assets in peer to peer media was acquired from Napster , a leading streaming music services company.

10 May 2018 10:03pm GMT


GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. Its high-level goal is to provide a strong free software foundation for a global network that provides security and privacy.

10 May 2018 5:12pm GMT

IBM's counting on its investments in blockchain to fuel the company's growth.

IBM's engineers and marketers continue to plug away on broadening the uses of the technology that underpins Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, one of the projects company leaders see as vital to its future success. Two recent announcements highlighted its involvement in collaborations in the jewelry and insurance trades that capitalize on an open-source software package IBM developers in Research Triangle Park helped write to make it easier for businesses to use "blockchain" ledgers.

10 May 2018 5:01am GMT

Ex-US Attorney, Bryan Cave Accused of Cover-Up in Legal Fallout From 2008 LabMD Hack

Former federal prosecutor Mary Beth Buchanan and her most recent law firm, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, face allegations that they covered up a whistleblower client's use of "FBI surveillance software" to hack private patient data stored by LabMD Inc., a now-defunct medical testing company. A lawsuit filed April 28 in Manhattan federal court accuses Buchanan, a former U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh, of violating the Ethics in Government Act and allegedly hiding that violation by advising a whistleblower client, Richard Wallace, to give incomplete testimony in a Federal Trade Commission enforcement action against LabMD.

10 May 2018 12:24am GMT

09 May 2018

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Tcpa FCC Petitions Tracker May 2018

I. New and Noteworthy II. Awaiting Decision III. Other Pending Petitions a. Petitions Relating to "Prior Express Written Consent" b.

09 May 2018 5:05pm GMT

17 Jun 2017


Hide My Ass VPN: Setup and Installation Guide

How to guide for getting one of the more popular VPN services up and running so that you can begin protecting your traffic from the prying eyes of hackers. We can all agree

17 Jun 2017 8:00am GMT

14 Jun 2017


Top 5 Free VPN Services

List of the top five free VPN services around for circumventing censorship at home and at the workplace, and for protecting your identity and data from prying eyes; especially useful

14 Jun 2017 9:49am GMT

17 Apr 2017


How to Get What You Pay for When Buying an iPhone

If there is one thing the iPhone is not, it's zero pay. While not the most expensive smartphone you can buy, it is always at the top of the range.

17 Apr 2017 11:02pm GMT

14 Apr 2017


The Album is Dead, but Album Art Lives On Digitally

Microsoft has unceremoniously announced the death of its not so popular Zune MP3 Player. With technologies like MP3 players without 3G access becoming obsolete, there has been no chance for

14 Apr 2017 8:32pm GMT

31 Mar 2017


The Best Software Distribution Tools for Developers

EDI, bar-code scanning, automated reporting and global visibility are just some of what software distribution tools can offer developers. Cloud-based inventory, such as customer management systems (cms) and subscription billing

31 Mar 2017 8:36pm GMT

10 Sep 2015


How to Watch NFL Games on the iPhone, iPad for Free

Looking to watch NFL football games on your iPhone or iPad? This guide will show you how to stream any NFL game you want on your mobile Apple device. The

10 Sep 2015 11:08am GMT

How to Watch NFL Football Games Online For Free

Forget about expensive NFL cable TV subscription packages, this guide will show you how to watch NFL football games online for FREE! With 2015 NFL regular season underway it's important that

10 Sep 2015 9:00am GMT

26 May 2015


Pirate Bay Alternatives

With all this activity surrounding The Pirate Bay, we decided to look the best alternatives to the The Pirate Bay. News surrounding The Pirate Bay is certainly a reminder that it's

26 May 2015 8:00pm GMT

17 May 2015


Movie Box: Free iOS App Lets You Watch Movies, TV Shows for FREE

Free app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch that lets you download movies or TV shows directly to your device or simply watch them online for FREE. Movie Box has

17 May 2015 10:15am GMT

16 May 2015


Top Free iPhone / iPad Blogging Apps

A list of free iPhone / iPad blogging apps that allow you to manage your blog without being tied to a desktop computer. Smartphones and tablets have changed the way

16 May 2015 1:28pm GMT