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Following revelations that New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau illegally intercepted communications in the Megaupload case and provided those details to law enforcement authorities, the country's Prime Minister has been forced to apologize personally to Kim Dotcom
Judging copyright trolls like a Pro.
"A PR man's nightmare and a journalist's dream."
As part of Project Mayhem, AntiSec hackers destroyed and defaced the official site for the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA). Although it has been "wiped off the net," AntiSec dumped email and contact info for California and New York law enforcement groups.
In many ways, the technology behind the site merely recreates in a publicly searchable way what the entertainment industry has been doing for years: It tracks and records information that users share when they download and upload files on public peer-to-peer file-trading networks.
Why is the RIAA trying to destroy America?
All the time evidently.
While Nigeria's 401 scammers may have written the book on West African internet fraud, their shtick looks like Compuserve compared to what's going on in Ghana.
In the first Bitcoin theft of its size, a user has lost 25,000 BTC -- or nearly $487,749 at today's market rates -- to an unknown thief.
At northeast China's Jixi labor camp 300 inmates were allegedly forced to play World of Warcraft in 12-hour shifts to build up virtual currency that the jailers could sell for actual money.
Mozilla lawyer Harvey Anderson announced on his blog today that the DHS has asked Mozilla to remove the MafiaaFire add-on from Mozilla's official online catalogue. The government claimed that the add-on violated the seizure orders it has obtained over the last year against a few hundred domain names accused of copyright and trademark infringement.
The domeepents discuss a tool called a "web bug" or a "Computer and Internet Protocol Address Verifier" (CIPAV), which seems to have been in use since at least 2001.
U HAVE TO PAST THE LINE SOMETIMES!! TO GET DIS MONEY!!
The site contained manuals such as "14 ways of hacking credit cards" and "running cards on eBay" and information on staying anonymous. It sold hacking software and instructions on how to manufacture crystal meth and explosives.
Mo Karn, alias of a 'known anarchist,' filed a Freedom of Information Act requrest with the Richmond, Virginia police. The department delivered the domeepents, now they want them back.
...and lastly, don't meep with a hacker.