SACEM Provides Details on Recent Torrent Site Raids in France

Two weeks in the past and seemingly out of the blue, modern private music tracker What.cd went offline. French army police focused a pair of of the site’s infrastructure at internet hosting supplier OVH and the placement responded by deleting itself. The information acquired here as an infinite disappointment to the site’s clients and the broader torrent neighborhood as a whole, however French police weren’t finished yet. In a follow-up action, French Gendarmerie targeted Zone-...
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Mandatory Piracy Filters May Violate EU Law, Scholars Warn

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Last September, the European Commission printed its long-awaited proposal to modernize EU copyright law. Among fully different things, it can require on-line providers to do extra to battle piracy. Specifically, Article thirteen of the proposed Copyright Directive requires on-line providers to observe and filter pirated content, in collaboration with rightsholders. This implies that on-line services, which deal with massive volumes of user-uploaded content, should use fingerprinting or fully di...
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Apple Wants To Fly Rings Around Google Maps with Drones

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Google Maps has the benefit of being round rather a lot longer than Apple Maps (11 years versus 4). Indeed, it was the default internet mapping service for Apple prospects till iOS 6 debuted. And Google Maps has retained its lead, regardless of the provision of a local service for iOS prospects since 2014: On smartphones inside the US final year, Google had 87.8 million distinctive prospects versus AppleâEU™s 46.4 million. This will not be fully as a end result of of longevity, thou...
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CBS Scores NFL Digital Streaming Rights

CBS Corp. has secured rights for NFL soccer video games for its streaming service, CBS All Access, offering a huge increase to the two-year-old subscription digital offering. Until now, CBS had been forbidden from exhibiting the NFL video games that have been broadcast by CBS tv stations on the company's $5.99-a-month All Access platform. CBS and the league introduced the multi-year deal on Thursday, however declined to say how methodology extra money CBS agreed to pay for the streaming rights...
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HP Enterprise Disputes Claims in Rhode Island Lawsuit

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is defending itself in direction of a lawsuit Rhode Island filed over an unfinished pc system, saying the agency has spent almost $34 million better than the state has paid HP Enterprise to create the system for the state's Division of Motor Vehicles. WPRI-TV experiences (http://bit.ly/2gDXIUL) that courtroom paperwork current the Palo Alto, California-based agency says it is spent $46.9 million on the challenge since 2008, whereas the state has solely paid it $13 mil...
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What.cd is Dead, But The Torrent Hydra Lives on

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During the autumn of 2007, tens of hundreds of passionate music followers mourned the loss of the private music tracker OiNK. One of the different avid clients of the positioning was ‘WhatMan,’ who as a substitute of crying in a nook decided to workforce up with others and construct a mannequin new music tracker for all OiNK refugees. “I felt sick to my stomach all morning,†WhatMan mentioned on the time. “We plan to develop proper ...
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HPE Unveils New Enterprise IoT Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched a quantity of new devices this week to assist enterprises decrease the worth of deploying and managing their Internet of Things (IoT) networks. The agency said the mannequin new merchandise will assist firms elevated combine IoT into their mainstream operations, notably organizations that should handle IoT devices throughout a large scale. "Cost-prohibitive economics and the dearth of a holistic decision are key obstacles for mass adoption of IoT," sai...
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Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Startup's CEO New VP of Product

Right after buying a small startup referred to as Yes, Twitter appointed the company's CEO as its new vp of product. Twitter has been with out an govt in that place since former product VP Kevin Weil departed in January to information the product workforce at Facebook's Instagram. Twitter CTO Adam Messinger introduced the mannequin new lease of Keith Coleman (pictured above) and the Yes acquisition in a tweet yesterday. He famous that the a quantity of members of the Yes workforce -- reportedl...
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Steal This Show S02E07: The Early Days of Private Trackers

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If you get pleasure from this episode, take into account turning proper into a patron and getting involved with the show. Check out Steal This Show’s Patreon campaign: assist us and get every variety of fantastic benefits! In this episode we hear from Joe Matheny, actually one of many founders of the underground private torrent tracker The Grey Lodge. Before it shut down, the placement was utilized by hundreds and hundreds of of us per thirty days of their quest to uncover the esoteri...
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One Bit To Rule A System: Analyzing CVE-2016-7255 Exploit In The Wild

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Recently, Google researchers discovered a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows which was being used in zero-day attacks, including those carried out by the Pawn Storm espionage group. Microsoft was able to release a patch by the next Patch Tuesday, November 8. This entry provides a complete analysis of the vulnerability based on samples acquired in the wild. This is an easily exploitable vulnerability which can be found in all supported versions of Windows, from Windows 7 to ...
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