Printing Money from Thin Air – How the Fed Reduces Purchasing Power and Makes You Poorer
Mar27

Printing Money from Thin Air – How the Fed Reduces Purchasing Power and Makes You Poorer

Unless you have your head in the sand, you’ve probably realized that governments and central banks can print money out of thin air and in unlimited amounts. The United States and the Federal Reserve have been creating money from nothing for years because they had exhausted all their monetary policies. Despite the fact that many Americans will be happy to get a $1,200 check from the Treasury, the move will essentially debase the...

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4 Virtual Crypto Conferences You Can Attend From Home
Mar27

4 Virtual Crypto Conferences You Can Attend From Home

The crypto industry has had to quickly adapt to the escalating coronavirus pandemic, with major conferences postponed, canceled or hastily reformatted for the virtual realm. Due to its disproportionately high number of remote workers, though, the industry is more geared up for this new paradigm than many other sectors. Here are four virtual crypto events you can attend. Also read: While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites...

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‘Hellboy’ Must Explain Calculation For the $270,000 Piracy Damages Claim
Mar27

‘Hellboy’ Must Explain Calculation For the $270,000 Piracy Damages Claim

Last summer, the makers of the movie “Hellboy” (HB Productions) filed a complaint against torrent site MKVCage at a Hawaii federal court. The movie company accused the site and its operator of promoting and distributing pirated copies of the Hellboy movie while demanding an end to the activity. The lawsuit quickly had an effect as MKVCage became unreachable. At the same time, the uploader stopped pushing torrents to other...

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Anti-Piracy Chief: Pirated Content is Now Harder to Find in Search Engines
Mar27

Anti-Piracy Chief: Pirated Content is Now Harder to Find in Search Engines

In 2018, leading content companies and distributors plus Yandex, Rambler Group, Mail.Ru Group, vKontakte, and RuTube signed up to a landmark anti-piracy memorandum in Russia. The aim of the voluntary agreement was to make pirated content harder to find in search engines. This, the organizers said, would be achieved by the creation of a centralized database of allegedly-infringing content to be regularly queried by Internet platforms...

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Build a private chat server with a Raspberry Pi and Rocket.Chat
Mar27

Build a private chat server with a Raspberry Pi and Rocket.Chat

The internet offers plenty of free messaging services. Applications like WhatsApp and Viber are part of our daily life and are the most common way we communicate with relatives and friends. But security awareness is increasing the demand for a truly private chat solution. Furthermore, messaging apps take up a lot of space in our devices, so an alternative chat channel could be useful to share media, info, and contacts with our...

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