THE Australian Federal Government has abandoned its long-standing commitment to introduce a national internet filter and will instead ban websites related only to child abuse.Read more »
THE BIGGEST ‘BAIT N’ SWITCH’ IN HISTORY?
"...a near infinite variety of organizations; individuals from all walks of life; and businesses, both large and small, began to detect—for it was almost imperceptible at first—that the volume was getting turned down on their Facebook reach. Each post was now being seen only by a fraction of their total “fans” who would previously have seen them."Read more »
In an agreement that the National Association for the Deaf (NAD) calls "a model for the streaming video industry," Netflix has agreed to caption all of its shows by the year 2014. The agreement ends a class-action lawsuit that NAD filed in 2010, claiming that Netflix's website was a "place of public accommodation" that was out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. While the parties have made nice now, Netflix spent a fair amount of time trying to get the lawsuit kicked out first.Read more »
Facebook tests prompt asking you to snitch on your friends who aren’t using their real name. Facebook’s ongoing war on pseudonyms is well-documented. The company wants everyone to use their real name on the social network, and ideally this would be their only identity on the Internet.Read more »
"It’s the third time in a month that Apple has turned Drones+ away, says Josh Begley, the program’s New York-based developer. The company’s reasons for keeping the program out of the App Store keep shifting. First, Apple called the bare-bones application that aggregates news of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia “not useful.” Then there was an issue with hiding a corporate logo. And now, there’s this crude content problem."Read more »
GoDaddy press release: Yesterday's outage not due to a hack or a DDoS attackRead more »
Think you own your iTunes downloads? Think again. According to the UK Daily Mail, Bruce Willis is considering legal action against Apple in battle over who owns songs downloaded from iTunes. Read the original article for more details.Read more »
As posted earlier, New Hampshire State Representative Mark Warden is accepting campaign contributions in Bitcoin. His campaign's treasurer recently met with the New Hampshire Deputy Secretary of State regarding the Bitcoin contributions. After examining the information, the Deputy Secretary of State said that he did not see anything wrong with the contributions, nor the way they were handled, and that he would take no action.Read more »
The values listed only reflect the silver value, not rarity or numismatic value. Silver coin values listed are based on the 'live' current bid price at the CME.Read more »
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