Spook squad, bitcoin bubble and the West Virginia quiet zone + this day in history w/“Catch A Falling Star” and our song of the day by The New Pornographers on your Morning Monarchy for March 14, 2017.
from variety.com: The Pirate Bay was deep-sixed this week in its home port of Stockholm, Sweden, after cops raided a data center hosting the world’s most famous piracy organization. But its absence appears to have put hardly
from blacklistednews.com: Internet mogul Kim Dotcom said Monday he was offering a US$5 million “bounty” to whistleblowers for information to help fight an online piracy case brought (against him) by the United States. The Megaupload
from afr.com: Australia’s leading internet service providers have hit out at proposals by Attorney-General George Brandis to stop internet piracy as being a “political thought-bubble” and burden on the industry that won’t stop crime. Senator
NewWorldNextWeek.com: Episode179 – Ukraine Unrest, IP Address Wins, Google Glass Eye Welcome to New World Next Week – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments
from arstechnica.com: A patron of an AMC theater in Columbus, Ohio, was detained this past Saturday for wearing Google Glass while watching a movie, according to a report from The Gadgeteer. The Glass-wearer, who wishes
from rt.com: A US federal judge in Washington wrote that a suspected internet pirate should not be prosecuted solely because his computer’s IP address was identified by a film studio. The landmark opinion may tip
from LocalOrg.blogspot.com: Worried about draconian Internet laws? Creeping surveillance? The inability to share with others without being criminalized? The Internet is still a tool of tremendous power, but a deep rot has set in. We
Julian Assange takes aim at US as diplomatic row deepens; Speech from balcony calls on Obama to abandon witchhunt* Assange Calls on U.S. to End ‘Witchhunt’ Against WikiLeaks* Did Bush’s Broadband Deregulation Upend His Own
from computerworld.com: The Internet Archive, a non-profit project established to act as an online library of that preserves digital information, has to date offered up nearly a petabyte of content via the BitTorrent file-sharing site.