Archive for 2010/06/30
ICE, Manhattan U.S. Attorney seize multiple Web sites for criminal copyright violations
Seizure warrants against nine domain names;
Seized assets from 15 bank, Paypal, investment and advertising accounts;
Executed four residential search warrants in several states.
99 to 1, study finds
AdWords terms discriminatory, not transparent, lack objectivity…
Registrars denying contractual obligations, engage in WHOIS system blocking, manipulation and obfuscation by providing alternative ”domain lookup” services.
Author is observing large-scale manipulation of the very fabric of the Internet for the gain of a few at the expense of the rest. Registrars large and small are failing to comply with the most basic conditions of their contract and so far this has slipped by ICANN.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says a new initiative will make it harder for people to use social networking sites to share child pornography. Law enforcement agencies contribute digital fingerprints, or “hash values”
Google applications also adding new MAC addresses to database
Google’s management of the Android Market, is too lax resulting in too much piracy and hacking, a famous hacker and pirate has warned
“Ok, perhaps they didn’t say it quite like that, but that’s how it sounded in my head”
Revenues from cybercrimes have reached an estimated $1 trillion per year, putting it ahead of drug trafficking (for the first time) on the list of the world’s most lucrative illegal global businesses
In 24-48 hours people in China won’t have access to the search giant at all
“We’ve long said that to develop in China, you must abide by Chinese laws,” Wang Chen, head of the Information Office of the State Council told reporters. “Our stance is very clear in those statements.”
The criminal proceedings against P2P index site ShareConnector is turning into an embarrassing fiasco for the Dutch Department of Justice