These Video Sharing Sites Pay Content Creators in Bitcoin Cash
Feb11

These Video Sharing Sites Pay Content Creators in Bitcoin Cash

On Feb. 4, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters caught a sneak peek at two new video platforms dedicated to the BCH ecosystem. Porn.cash and Cinema.cash give content creators the ability to publish videos and get paid in cryptocurrency. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Video Publishers and Content Creators Get Paid in BCH at Cinema Cash There’s a new BCH-fueled video...

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TVAddons Hit With Trademark Complaint By Cricket Australia
Feb11

TVAddons Hit With Trademark Complaint By Cricket Australia

TVAddons is perhaps the best well known Kodi add-on resource around today. Over the past couple of years, however, the site has battled lawsuits in both Canada and the United States, something that has proven a huge drain on both the site and founder Adam Lackman. Given the nature of some Kodi add-ons, it’s no surprise that they are regularly linked with copyright infringement. However, a takedown notice received this week by...

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Nearly 4,000 Pirate Sites Are Blocked by ISPs Around The World
Feb11

Nearly 4,000 Pirate Sites Are Blocked by ISPs Around The World

ISP blocking has become a prime measure for the entertainment industries to target pirate sites on the Internet. In recent years sites have been blocked throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America, and even Down Under. The first blocking order was issued by a Danish court in 2006 against the music download store AllOfMP3 and, after two years, local ISPs were also the first to block The Pirate Bay. These efforts were later followed by...

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What's the right amount of swap space for a modern Linux system?
Feb11

What's the right amount of swap space for a modern Linux system?

Swap space is one of those things that everyone seems to have an idea about, and I am no exception. All my sysadmin friends have their opinions, and most distributions make recommendations too. Many years ago, the rule of thumb for the amount of swap space that should be allocated was 2X the amount of RAM installed in the computer. Of course that was when a typical computer’s RAM was measured in KB or MB. So if a computer had...

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Introducing kids to computational thinking with Python
Feb11

Introducing kids to computational thinking with Python

When the Parkman Branch of the Detroit Public Library was flooded with bored children taking up all the computers during summer break, the library saw it not as a problem, rather an opportunity. read...

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