- Appeals Court Reinstates $675,000 File Sharing Verdict
- Europe’s Odd Anti-Piracy Stance: Send Money to the US!
- Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Amendment to Prohibit Prosecutions for Terms-of-Service Violations… Faking Your Name On Facebook Won’t Be a Felony
- Tougher online privacy rules for preteens proposed.
- Sunday, the German Pirate Party is expected to be voted into Parliament in Berlin.
- 15 Add-Ons to Become a Gmail Power User
- Google spawns yet another language – Dart
Research and Science
- 6 Things You’d Never Guess About Google’s Energy Use: YouTube can stream for three days on the energy it takes to make a DVD.
- Gamers solve molecular puzzle that baffled scientists
- Downloads Are Slowest in Idaho
- Google changes their search algorithm once every 17.5 hours
- Samsung Claims That iPads Are Stolen From Kubrick
Gadgets / Hardware
- 3D Printing Now Lets Us Manufacture Blood Vessels, Organs, Food
- Is the Keyboard The Only Thing Keeping BlackBerry Afloat?
- The 6 Levels of Extreme Apple Fandom.
- 10 Hackers Who Made History
- BitTorrent Crushes iTunes in Apple Inspired Ads
- Feeling nostalgic? olduse.net is Usenet, updated in real time as it was thirty years ago. Also available over NNTP.
- Infographic: The Evolution of the Transaction
Discussion / OpEd
- ACLU on Massive Surveillance Society: Reclaim Privacy, American Liberties
- Privacy and Security Fanatic: ACLU: You have every right to photograph that cop
- Programming Can Be Fun Again
- Are jobs obsolete? “The question we have to begin to ask ourselves is not how do we employ all the people who are rendered obsolete by technology, but how can we organize a society around something other than employment? Might the spirit of enterprise we currently associate with ‘career’ be shifted to something entirely more collaborative, purposeful, and even meaningful?”
- The AppStore Business Model is Dead
- Many consumers still unwilling to buy electronics online
- Massive Exodus From Netflix Over Fee Increase
- Netflix Subscribers Down Over 1 Million, Stock Down 15%
- The US has sunk to 25th in a global ranking of Internet speeds, just behind Romania — because our nation’s regulators abandoned an earlier commitment to foster competition in the marketplace for Internet access providers