Posts in Internet
Nepenthez Gets Nicked - FIFA Gambling Site Taken to Court

YouTube Gaming channels are rapidly becoming a major part of online entertainment. Whether it be Let’s Players, Review and Analysis, News Channels, or any number of variations, more and more people are making their living either playing or discussing games – and attracting legions of fans while they do so. However, one thing this rapidly-growing medium has so far lacked is a concrete set of laws and legislation behind it, and that might be set to change, thanks to an incident in Essex.

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Uncracklable Encryption Virus Finally Solved After Its Creators Hand Over The Master Key

Remember TeslaCrypt? That incredibly scary virus floating around that would encrypt your files and demand payment to get them back. After being the terror of the malware world for quite some time, things have taken a shocking turn of events. The makers of the ransomware have seemingly given up their evil deeds, and handed over the master key to ESET.

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Face-Tracking Tech Lets You Make Putin Pout And Bush Blush

Researchers from Stanford University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg have worked with the Max Planck Institute for Informatics to create face-warping technology. Using a clever bit of kit, the team can manipulate the faces of people on YouTube in real-time.

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British Hacker Creates Firewall To Block Everything On The Internet But Porn

Following David Cameron's announcement of an porn filter for the UK, it has been met with a significant backlash.  UK-based Sicksad has heard these calls from Government by building 'The Great Firewall of Porn,' which does exactly the opposite and blocks all non-pornographic content on the internet.

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Sony and Disney Start Streaming Films Still In Cinemas

No industry resists change like the film industry, millions have been spent over the decades to keep the silver screen away well away from our familiar four walls. Sony and Disney have boldly moved into the unknown, piloting a trial that allows the residents of South Korea to watch on demand some films that are still being shown in the theatres.

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Game Dev Tycoon "Cracked" Version Unleashes Ironic Trick On Pirates

Game Dev Tycoon, a game about developing games, saw a cracked version released to several torrent sites, and pirates everywhere dipped in for a slice of fun pie. However, the "cracked" version was actually released by the Game Dev Game Devs themselves, and features a nasty surprise - anyone playing the pirated version will quickly find the game unplayable as every game they release is pirated into oblivion.

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Google's 'Porn Equations.' Search Bug Returns Results For "Contradictory Queries"

A user on Quora has uncovered a Google search bug, which shows porn results without actually searching for them.  Entering a certain equation exposes this glitch, which is a result of your query being misinterpreted and some sketchy search engine optimisation (SEO) practice.

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Infographic: How Much Power Does The Internet Consume?

It's something that we now take for granted in our daily lives, but how often do we spare a thought for the energy poured into data centers minute-by-minute to keep our World Wide Web alive and kicking? With some 2.4 billion users generating the equivalent of around seven million DVD's worth of content every single hour – and the amount of data estimated to quadruple by 2016 - it's a question that nevertheless ought to be pondered. So exactly how power-hungry is the Internet? Allow Wireless Satellite Internet to demonstrate...

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