Porn ID Laws: Your State or Country May Soon Require Age Verification
An increasing number of states are passing age-verification laws. It’s not clear how they’ll work. Powered by...
The US Is Sending Money to Countries Devastated by Cyberattacks
The White House is providing $25 million to Costa Rica, after giving Albania similar aid following aggression by hackers linked to Iran. Powered by WPeMatico
How Good Smile, a Major Toy Company, Kept 4chan Online
Documents obtained by WIRED confirm that Good Smile, which licenses toy production for Disney, was an investor in the controversial image board. Powered by WPeMatico
Z-Library Raises Tens of Thousands of Dollars to Keep its Pirate Library Running
Z-Library has become the go-to site for many readers in recent years by providing access to millions of books, for free. The site’s continued ability to do so was put to the test late last year when U.S. law enforcement seized over 200 domain names connected to the site. Two alleged Z-Library operators were arrested as part of a criminal investigation. Z-Library Comeback Despite losing two alleged members of its team, as well as over...
Meta’s Anti-Piracy Deal: How Facebook & Broadcasters Kill Live Pirate Streams
For reasons that make absolutely no sense while somehow making perfect sense, millions of internet users think that social media platforms are perfect for piracy. Social media platforms like Facebook are admittedly quick and easy, but such positives are quickly overwhelmed by extraordinary privacy issues, not to mention centralized control. Nevertheless, the masses love quick and easy so in common with similar platforms everywhere,...