Monthly Archives: May 2019

RapidVideo Blocks Pirate Sites Over Copyright Concerns

By | May 31, 2019

RapidVideo is a popular file-hosting site that specializes in hosting videos. Similar to other file-hosting services, it can be used for good and bad. The bad, in this case, is uploading pirated videos.  Whether the site’s operators want it or not, that’s what many of RapidVideo’s users are indeed doing. A few months ago this… Read More »

SCCM Configmgr collection SQL identify duplicate computer records with different GUID

By | May 31, 2019

I was working on SCCM report for client health dashboard. During this report creation ,found that ,device appear twice with different GUID ID and resource ID but with same hostname. So i started looking at this issue to see how identify the records with duplicate hostnames. SCCM clients are uniquely identified by a GUID. A… Read More »

BitTorrent to Fork IPFS to Create Decentralized File-Storage System

By | May 31, 2019

In 2018, BitTorrent Inc. was officially aquired by Tron, a relatively new player in the cryptocurrency space. Both companies have a keen interest in decentralization, with shared goals of allowing users around the world to communicate without third-party intervention. While there is a constant online buzz about the cryptocurrency side of TRON, the 100+ million… Read More »

ISP Reports Movie Company to Data Protection Agency Over ‘Piracy’ Data

By | May 30, 2019

While some movie companies are satisfied with the income generated by their content, others are increasingly looking for additional revenue streams via legal action. One of those companies is Venice PI, the outfit behind the Bruce Willis movie Once Upon a Time in Venice. It has filed several lawsuits in the United States with the… Read More »

Bell Wants Canada to Criminalize Pirate Streaming Services

By | May 30, 2019

To ensure that the Internet is able to function to the benefit of the broader public, the Government of Canada appointed an external panel to review Canada’s communications legislative framework.  The panel is expected to release its findings next month, which will in part be based on input received from public submissions earlier this year. … Read More »

Media & Telecoms Companies Reveal “Self-Learning” Anti-Piracy System

By | May 29, 2019

Last November, major media and tech companies in Russia signed a landmark memorandum in order to tackle the rise of pirated content on the Internet. Central to the agreement was the creation of a database populated with links to material deemed copyright-infringing by entertainment industry groups Operators of search platforms agreed to query the database… Read More »

JavaScript and evidence-based language design

By | May 29, 2019

Author’s note: Hi, I’m an engineer at Mozilla working on the Firefox DevTools server. I’m also a TC39 representative. This post focuses on some of the experiments I am trying out at the TC39, the standards body that manages the JavaScript specification. A follow up post will follow… In what ways can empirical evidence be… Read More »

What Happens To My Car After a Car Crash?

By | May 29, 2019

If you’ve had damage done to your car from an auto accident, you’ll probably want to know what happens next. While your insurance company will be your go-to guide for legal steps to take, here are the things that will most likely happen to your car after the fact. If Your Car Can Be Repaired… Read More » Shut Down By Music Industry Groups

By | May 28, 2019

While movies and TV-shows tend to be the most sought-after content among pirates, music remains popular as well.  Thousands of album releases can be found on classic torrent sites and stream-ripping services are also widely used. In addition, there’s a dedicated group of music fans who share their work in private forums, dedicated release sites,… Read More »