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Uber fires employees after hack cover-up

Uber has fired two employees after a breach of user data was covered up last year, Dara Khosrowshahi has revealed to the public. In a blog post, he said that the October 2016 data breach had only been revealed to him recently, and that two employees whose job it was to respond appropriately to a […]

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The Next 10 Years Of Automation and What It Might Mean For The Job Market

Regarding Automation with the perspective of law, these sorts of stories and the studies that underlie them tend to fundamentally misunderstand much of the practice of law. There is no objective reality in law.   There are no immutable laws of physics. There is no universally accepted way of interpreting and executing code. The heart […]

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Too Big To Fail? Baseball Great, Curt Schilling Asking R.I. to Bailout “38 Studios”.

The man who gave us the legend of “The Bloody Sock” needs help and he’s asking Rhode Island taxpayers to foot the bill. Seems Curt, needing something to do after being legendary at baseball, started a video game company called 38 Studios (but not before calling it “Green Monster Games” and tattooing it on his […]

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House of Reps passes CISPA

The US House Of Representatives has passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by a margin of 248 to 168. Despite the passing, the bill is still stalled in the Senate and President Obama has indicated he will veto the bill no matter what, regardless.   What is Cispa? The new Act is […]

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Judge declines to kill 25 Petabytes of Megaupload data

Ever wondered how much storing 25 petabytes of Megaupload data might cost you? Try $9,000 a day.  Last week, attorneys for the former top cyberlocker Megaupload came out swinging, calling the criminal prosecution of the site’s top executives “unduly adventurous,” while accusing the government of trying to destroy evidence in the case. “In essence, the […]

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All Republican Candidates Believe SOPA Goes too Far

I try and stay away from politics as this is a primarily a Tech/Game site, but when one of the Republican presidential candidates addressed the issue on SOPA, it qualified as an article on this site. One of the issues the Republican presidential candidates have not addressed that much is the internet. During the The […]

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Megaupload Has Been Shut Down by the DoJ

Justice Department Charges Leaders of Megaupload with Widespread Online Copyright Infringement An indictment was given against the individuals and two corporations, Megaupload Limited and Vestor Limited.   The investigation was initiated and led by the FBI at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), with assistance from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland […]

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Google Will Be Protesting Against SOPA

Google today along with Scribd and WordPress will be joining the protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act. Google will be linking to Anti-SOPA information on the firm’s US home page.   “Like many businesses, entrepreneurs and web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites […]

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SOPA Vote Delayed, New Hearing Set to Wednesday

Today Lamar Smith the Judiciary Committee Chairman has delayed the vote for SOPA until wednesday.   The reason of the delay is because Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith wanted to bring in technical experts to testify whether altering the internet’s domain-naming system to fight websites deemed “dedicated” to infringing activity would create security risks.

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Motorola wins Injunction in a Patent Case against Apple in Germany

Another court loss for Apple. On Thursday, Motorola Mobility won an injunction in a Patent Case against Apple in Germany for failing to license one of its wireless intellectual properties. This could possibly hurt and prevent the sales of the iPhone and iPad in Europe.   With Apple to quickly respond, their spokeswoman, Kristin Huguet said […]

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