When does an online fantasy cross the line into criminal conspiracy? That's the issue the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is currently weighing in United States v. Gilberto Valle, the so-called "cannibal cop" case. EFF filed an amicus brief in support of Valle today, arguing that finding him guilty of conspiracy based…
Long time, no Kim Dotcom. Well, perhaps the reason the German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur has gone so quiet is because he's flat broke.
On the most basic of levels, when your router goes wrong you lose the Internet: no more porn, no more kittens, nor more Facebook. But what, exactly, is going wrong to make your life so empty?
TechCrunch is reporting that Facebook is in discussions to purchase Titan Aerospace—in a bid to secure its own fleet of endurance drones to take internet to the air.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Spotify is planning to launch a free, ad-supported version of its streaming music service for mobile devices
Following no small amount of pressure from the UK's Prime Minister David Cameron, Google has announced a new initiative which will see it clean up search results for queries relating to underage sexual abuse.
Last November, the FBI raided a bulletin board-style site that was known to be a home of child pornography. But rather than shutting it down, they decided to keep it running—and see just how many users they could identify.
YouTube already has its fair share of rivals on all sides, from Vimeo to Hulu. Now, though, one of YouTube's co-founders, Chris Hurley, is planning to create a rival of his own.
A Canadian judge has ruled that police must provide accused, arrested individuals with internet access so that they can find a lawyer. But do you agree?
The Washington Post boldly led a front-page story last weekend with the claim: "The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month."
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Best Buy plans to match the price of internet retailers like Amazon over the holidays this year, as well as offering free home delivery when stores are out of stock.
Action movie legend Bruce Willis is apparently eyeing up a legal battle in order to guarantee that he can pass his massive iTunes library onto his children when he dies.
This is Michael Mann. Last week, in a binge lasting less than 24 hours, he registered 14,962 domains. He plans to sell them on to the likes of you and me, at an inflated price, to make a bucket load of cash—which is how his company manages to pull in over $400,000 every month.
Over the past three decades, the internet has changed—and if you're to believe Sergey Brin, the principles of openness and universal access that underpinned it at its conception are under the greatest threat they've ever faced.
Ben Huh has made a pile of cash for himself for delivering hot memes to the masses over the past few years—the man owns I Can Has Cheezburger. Now, post-GoDaddy revelation, he's threatening to take his business elsewhere.
If there is a God somewhere around us, he's permitted pornography as a way of celebrating his creations! Right? Not according to the UK's Christian "Mothers' Union," which is exactly as fun as it sounds: they've negotiated a porn blockade.
This is Arpanet. The internet before Google. Before Flickr, before YouTube, before Chat Roulette, before BitTorrent. Before pictures of your ex-girlfriend on Facebook. An internet that you could draw a map of with only a few lines and some dots. 1972.