4th Amendment Does Not Protect Bitcoin Data, US Fifth Circuit Court Rules
Jul06

4th Amendment Does Not Protect Bitcoin Data, US Fifth Circuit Court Rules

A Fifth Circuit panel of judges recently ruled that Fourth Amendment rights do not apply to cryptocurrency transaction data that stems from an exchange. The U.S. court ruled against the defendant, Richard Gratkowski, who attempted to leverage the Fourth Amendment in an appeal. According to the ruling of a three-judge panel from the Fifth Circuit courts, the American government’s Fourth Amendment does not apply to bitcoin...

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Sports Streaming Site Rojadirecta Loses Appeal of Danish Site Blocking Case
Jul06

Sports Streaming Site Rojadirecta Loses Appeal of Danish Site Blocking Case

Rojadirecta is one of the oldest and most popular linking sites for sports streaming events. The site, operated by the company Puerto 80 Projects, has been around for over a decade amassing a sizable audience. At the same time, however, it hasn’t been able to avoid legal trouble. Copyright holders have repeatedly accused Rojadirecta of facilitating piracy by linking to unauthorized broadcasts. This has landed the site in court...

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Meet FitGirl, The Repack ‘Queen’ Of Pirated Games
Jul06

Meet FitGirl, The Repack ‘Queen’ Of Pirated Games

Downloading a pirated game doesn’t cost a penny. However, it does take up digital resources, as some games can be well over 100 gigabytes. This is a problem for people that have bandwidth caps or those who have limited storage or archive space. Every problem has a solution, of course, especially in a pirate ecosystem where copyright laws are ignored. For pirated games, this solution comes in the form of ‘repacks’,...

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A guide to Terraform for Kubernetes beginners
Jul06

A guide to Terraform for Kubernetes beginners

When I build infrastructure, I do it as code. The movement toward infrastructure as code means that every change is visible, whether it’s through configuration management files or full-blown GitOps. read...

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Set up Vim as your Rust IDE
Jul06

Set up Vim as your Rust IDE

The Rust programming language is designed to implement systems programming with safe concurrency and high memory performance in a way that feels familiar to C++ developers. It’s also one of the most loved programming languages in Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey. read...

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