The Premier League Is Banning Goals Being Posted to Vine and Twitter

If there's one thing better than a wonderful goal in soccer, it's reliving it over, and over, and over, and over. Preferably in slow-mo. Ideally as a looped GIF. And almost certainly sourced from social media. But sadly, the UK's Premier League is stamping out all such behavior. » 8/15/14 6:40am 8/15/14 6:40am

Microsoft Wanted Google to Censor a Wikipedia Page About Microsoft

After asking Google to censor Microsoft.com, Microsoft has given Google a copyright takedown request for a Microsoft Wikipedia page. Microsoft must want to scrub all mentions of itself on the Internet or something. It's the only sensible explanation for its vigilance! » 9/27/13 11:00pm 9/27/13 11:00pm

Microsoft Gave Google a Copyright Takedown Request for Microsoft.com…

Because every company with even just a three-legged rat in the copyright race basically just shotgun sprays Google for takedown requests these days, Microsoft accidentally but very hilariously asked Google to censor... Microsoft.com. That's got to be even worse than HBO giving Google a takedown request for VLC. Yeah,… » 7/29/13 8:30pm 7/29/13 8:30pm

FBI Kills Botnet, Kills It Good

The FBI received a court order, which today allowed them to kill the hell out of a massive botnet by taking out a piece of malware called Coreflood. Usually, when someone wants to shut down a botnet, they just, you know, shut it down by taking the servers that host it offline. But this recent action allowed them to… » 4/14/11 9:40pm 4/14/11 9:40pm