Federal Court Upheld Net Neutrality Ruling A few days ago, an appeals court upheld the FCC’s net neutrality rules that require ISPs to treat all Internet traffic equally. The three-judge panel’s 2-1 decision was made in favor of consumer advocates, the regulator and the government who have campaigned to protect an open web for a while now. Apple Enhances Encryption Added: Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Category: Bit Torrent Freedom > The Industries Of Records, Gaming, Software, Movies
Tags: ISP, Download, BitTorrent, MPAA, RIAA, copyright-infringement, file-sharing, Torrenting
Apple revealed new software features for its devices. Among them there is Apple File System, or APFS, which is a new version of the technology used by Apple products to save and retrieve data. APFS generally improves the way information is organized and protected in order to make it faster and more secure. Russian Hackers Stole Files on Donald Trump Hackers reportedly linked to the Russian government managed to steal research files on Donald Trump from the Democratic National Committee (DNC). It turned out that they had been lurking in the systems since at least summer 2015, i.e. well before Donald Trump sealed the Republican nomination. Millions of Twitter Accounts Got Locked after Passwords Leak The website had to lock millions of accounts after 33 million purported account details were posted for sale online. According to security experts, the details were obtained from other sources rather than a direct attack on Twitter. UK Adults Have Poor Digital Knowhow According to British MPs, the country is facing a “digital skills crisis” – the recent survey found out that over 12m adults lack basic digital know how. They point out that systemic problems with digital education and training were costing the UK economy about £63bn in lost income annually. MPs also believe that only joint action from government, industry and educational institutions could prevent the skills shortage damaging productivity and competitiveness UK Wants to Criminalize Revenge Porn Threats Scotland urges England and Wales to criminalize the threat of circulating “revenge porn” and lower the evidence threshold in order to bring their laws in line with Scottish. Scotland believes that the law of England and Wales fails to keep pace with the rapid increase of the malicious exploitation of explicit or sexual images without their subject’s consent. 33 Reasons to Start Using a VPN Today Added: Friday, June 10th, 2016
Category: Bit Torrent Freedom > The Right To Share
Tags: Torrents, p2p, VPN, Privacy, BitTorrent, extratorrent, security, anonymity, filesharing
1. Download and upload torrents anonymously.
Do you know that Bittorrent and anonymity are not the same things? VPN hides your IP Address while torrenting. Prevent ISP from tracking your downloads while torrenting.
2. Prevent your ISP and Government Agencies from tracking your every move.
Your Internet service provider monitors what IP addresses you are contacting, what websites and pages you are loading. . It can also read anything you send and receive over the web that isn’t encrypted. VPN replaces your IP address with VPN server’s IP address. It encrypts all data you send and receive.
File-Sharing Cases Dominate IP Complaints in Sweden Sweden still experiences a problem with illegal downloads: according to the statistics collected by national police, 75% of intellectual property complaints relate to file-sharing. Although The Pirate Bay is no longer the most popular torrent website, its story remains the most colorful in the history of online piracy. Movie Pirates Targeted with Automated $300 Settlements Producers of the blockbuster “London Has Fallen” targeted file-sharers with settlement demands after a high quality Blu-Ray rip of the movie appeared on the Internet prior to the official release. Within a week, hundreds of thousands of users have pirated the movie, Belgium Is Most Exposed Country to Hacking Information security firm Rapid7 established the National Exposure Index that shows the countries most vulnerable to hacking attacks by scanning the entire worldwide web for servers with their front doors wide open. It turned out that the most vulnerable country in the world is Belgium. Tajikistan ranks second,
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