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Unauthorized Subtitles For Movies & TV Shows Are Illegal, Court Rules

A group of fansubbers who turned the tables on BREIN by taking the anti-piracy group to court have lost their legal battle. The Free Subtitles Foundation sought a legal ruling determining that fansubbers act within the law, but this week the Amsterda.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakApr 21st, 2017

Ringless voicemail spam won’t be exempt from anti-robocall rules

After heavy opposition, robocall company gives up attempt to avoid FCC rules. Enlarge / The FCC was asked to decide whether this ringless voicemail technology should be subject to anti-robocall rules. (credit: Stratics Networks) A petition to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News31 min. ago

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 06/26/17

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Kong: Skull Island' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'. 'Wonder Woman' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News31 min. ago

Out This Week: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild"s First DLC Expansion Pack

Crash Bandicoot's Remastered adventures arrives alongside big DLC updates for Breath of the Wild and Final Fantasy XV. And the Valkyria series continues! With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IG.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News31 min. ago

DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes

The International Mobile Equipment Identity Number (IMEI) helps security agencies in tracking mobile phones as well as calls made from them. The post DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes ap.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News31 min. ago

A sleepy Bruno Mars made an appearance at the BET Awards

Award shows seem to be going on for longer than necessary these days, which is probably why more and more people are getting caught resting their eyes on camera. Bruno Mars was the latest victim of this during Sunday night's BET Awards. The singer, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

Facebook looking to TV shows as the next big thing to keep you glued to the site

Facebook's nailed social, now it's on to media. It used to be so simple for HBO and the other TV networks. They had a monopoly on scripted television as there was nowhere else TV writers could go to sell their wares. Then Netflix came alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News31 min. ago

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

From a report: The U.S. Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump's travel ban and said the justices will hear arguments in the fall. The justices said the ban can apply for now only to people who don't have a "credible claim of a bona f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago

1Q17 EMEA Server Spending Declines by 12.7% YoY, says IDC

FRANKFURT, June 26, 2017 International Data Corporation's (IDC) EMEA Server Tracker shows that in the first quarter of 2017 the EMEA server market reported a year-on-year (YoY) decline in vendor revenues of 12.7% to $2.7 billion and a YoY decrease o.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

How 7 words unfit for TV fostered an open Internet 20 years ago today

"When we decided to bring the case, none of us had been online." Comedian George Carlin's monologue, "Seven words you can never say on television," opened the door for the American Civil Liberties Union to convince the US Supreme Court t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: report

Social media giant is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted programming, according to a Wall Street Journal report.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

Article: Social Media Ads Are Doing Their Job in India

Social media seems to be a useful marketing channel for advertisers in India. Recent data shows that more than 85% of smartphone users in the country click on social media ads......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News13 hr. 3 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Moana,’ ‘Paterson,’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. On the list this week: 'Moana,' 'Paterson,' and season 1 of 'GLOW.' The post Five shows and movies to stream this week: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We"re About To Find Out

Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international legal thicket, one that asks whether US search warrants extend to data stored on foreign servers. The US gov.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.

ArmoredDragon writes: German police have raided 36 homes of people accused of using illegal speech on Facebook and Twitter. Much of it was aimed at political speech. According to the article, "Most of the raids concerned politically motivated right-w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Survey Says: Raspberry Pi Still Rules, But X86 SBCs Have Made Gains

DeviceGuru writes: Results from LinuxGizmos.com's annual hacker-friendly single board computer survey are in, and not surprisingly, the Raspberry Pi 3 is the most desired maker SBC by a 4-to-1 margin. In other trends: x86 SBCs and Linux/Arduino hybri.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Single-player modding returns to GTA V after publisher takedown

Popular OpenIV tool restored after discussions, changes to protect multiplayer. Enlarge / This image represents Take-Two saying "Well, I guess, there's nothing illegal here after all. Never mind that legal threat." (credit: Take-Two Interactive).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Bungie shows off "Destiny 2" reward banners for high-level Destiny veterans

With the upcoming release of the sequel, fans wonder what connections there will be with the first game. Bungie doesn't want to spoil too much, but Destiny 2 reward banners are just one way to honor veteran players.  The post Bungie shows off .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out

Supreme Court case has ramifications for tech sector, foreign relations, and privacy. Enlarge / Microsoft in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Red Agenda) The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017