Anti-Corruption Group Proves Crypto’s True Power: You Can’t Confiscate Math
Aug15

Anti-Corruption Group Proves Crypto’s True Power: You Can’t Confiscate Math

Last week in Russia, state agents tore apart the offices of FBK, a privately funded anti-corruption foundation, freezing group assets and more than 100 bank accounts. Officials are using suspicion of money laundering as justification for targeting the largely bitcoin-funded group, possibly in a bid to quell their hand in upsetting Moscow politics. This case and others, like raising donations or moving through airport security checks,...

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‘Get it Right’ Hopes High-Profile Social Influencers Can Deter Piracy
Aug15

‘Get it Right’ Hopes High-Profile Social Influencers Can Deter Piracy

Last month, TorrentFreak reported that the Creative Content UK (CCUK) “Get it Right” anti-piracy campaign had ended the practice of sending infringement notices to ‘pirating’ Internet users in the UK. “The educational emails sent by ISPs upon detection of infringing file-sharing activity have served their purpose and are ceasing, with the focus instead increasing the broader engagement with fans based...

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Ads on Pirate Sites Can Hurt Sales, Survey Finds
Aug15

Ads on Pirate Sites Can Hurt Sales, Survey Finds

In recent years, various copyright holder groups embraced a “follow-the-money” approach in the hope of cutting off funding to so-called pirate sites. Major copyright holder groups such as the RIAA and MPAA see this as an effective strategy. Their ultimate goal is to drain these infringing sites of their revenue. Several voluntary initiatives have been set up to facilitate this process. This includes the Trustworthy...

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Happy anniversary GNOME: What's your favorite version?
Aug15

Happy anniversary GNOME: What's your favorite version?

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the first GNOME release. To celebrate, we want to hear from you. What’s your favorite GNOME version? And what does your favorite version say about you? Are you change-averse or are you a pioneer of new releases? Take our poll! read...

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How to record screencasts in GNOME 3
Aug15

How to record screencasts in GNOME 3

GNOME is a free and open source desktop environment used by most GNU/Linux distributions like Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu. It’s designed to “get things done with ease, comfort, and control.” read...

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