Kickass Torrents’ wasn’t accessible since about yesterday and now it has been confirmed that the domain name of the second largest website just behind The Pirate Bay has indeed been seized by Philippine authorities.
Civil liberties organizations and some internet companies including Mozilla and Reddit have teamed up and are demanding for a swift action and calling for a complete halt of PRISM as well as any other internet surveillance activities that the NSA is involved in.
Reports from The Washington Post and The Guardian last Thursday night containing revelations that NSA has been busy spying on users of big tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook since last six years by intercepting their email, monitoring their social activity and listening in on their Skype calls sent a shock wave across the entire web world.
Microsoft has come clear on game resales on the Xbox One because of which gamers will be greeted with more restrictive rules once the console is released later during the year.
ISPs across Europe will be barred from throttling or blocking customer’s access to content and services on the web that rival their own under the new net neutrality rules which may be enforced soon.
World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is now requiring users to verify their accounts following the closure of Liberty Reserve last Sunday.
Website of Liberty Reserve, a digital currency, has been shut with the founder arrested by police in Spain this week over his alleged involvement in money laundering.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has started accepting donations in the form of Bitcoins again after over two years of hiatus stating that the legal uncertainty, which was hovering over the digital currency, has all but disappeared.
According to fresh reports from the Financial Times, YouTube could be launching its paid subscription service as early as this week.