The Iran Hacks Cybersecurity Experts Feared May Be Here

An uptick in potentially Iran-related hacking since the nuclear deal collapsed spells trouble for the US and...

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Only Sharks Will Feed on the Crypto Market’s Elusive Price Bottom
Dec19

Only Sharks Will Feed on the Crypto Market’s Elusive Price Bottom

2018 was a year of market bull traps and sliding prices. Now, as the year comes to an end, many cryptocurrency traders have been discussing the elusive “price bottom” for their favorite digital asset. However, pro traders understand that catching a falling knife is difficult and that elusive market bottoms can disappear within the blink of an eye. Also read: A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency...

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Canada Prohibits Piracy Settlement Demands in ISP Copyright Notices
Dec19

Canada Prohibits Piracy Settlement Demands in ISP Copyright Notices

In several countries around the world, notably the United States, Canada, and the UK, rightsholders and their agents send copyright notices to alleged infringers. In most cases, recipients are accused of downloading and sharing copyright-infringing content using BitTorrent. The notices contain details of the alleged offense along with instructions to cease-and-desist. These notices, sent to Internet users’ ISPs, are regularly...

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Battlestate Games Issues Dozens of DMCA Takedowns to ‘Silence’ YouTuber
Dec19

Battlestate Games Issues Dozens of DMCA Takedowns to ‘Silence’ YouTuber

A few days ago, the channel of gaming YouTuber Eroktic was targeted with two DMCA copyright complaints. The takedown notices targeted videos in which Eroktic, based on third-party information, discussed an alleged security breach that would affect users of the multiplayer shooter game “Escape from Tarkov.” The game’s developer, Battlestate Games, refuted the claims and characterized them as misinformation. To prevent...

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National Party Wins Copyright Damages Appeal Over Eminem Track
Dec19

National Party Wins Copyright Damages Appeal Over Eminem Track

In recent years, New Zealand has been the center stage of the largest copyright battle in Internet history; the criminal prosecution of Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom. While this case remains ongoing, one of the country’s largest political parties is facing ‘infringement’ problems of its own. In 2014 Eminem’s publisher took the National Party to court over alleged copyright infringement of the rapper’s...

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