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Sony & Microsoft Deny DerpTrolling Hack’s Validity

Over the weekend it was reported that Playstation Network and Windows Live was hacked by “DerpTrolling” but both Sony and Microsoft have come out to confirm that the hack was a hoax. The Guardian reports that DerpTrolling’s claim to hacking and retrieving seven million user accounts’ details is not supported with any evidence. “We have Read More

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested in Thailand

Fresh off the heels of Gottfrid Svartholm’s sentencing in Copenhagen, his Pirate Bay co-founder Hans Fredrik Lennart Neij (aka TiAMO) was arrested by Interpol on the Laos/Thailand border. The arrest was made on Monday, according to The Guardian. Neij (36) had been on the run since 2009 after he and his cohorts were found guilty Read More

BBC Will Publish List of Right to be Forgotten Removals

The BBC is to publish a public list of its articles that have been removed from Google search results under Europe’s right to be forgotten ruling. The BBC and the Guardian have been very critical of the ruling, often publishing the details of a removal request once it has been brought to their attention by Read More

Snowden Joining Guardian Event Via Satellite This Weekend

Edward Snowden will be making his first UK ‘appearance’ this weekend at The Guardian’s Observer Ideas event via video link to discuss his role as a whistleblower and NSA surveillance. Snowden, who is still cooped away in Moscow, will join the attendees at London’s Barbican Theater with Observer tech columnist and professor of public understanding Read More

Snowden Could Testify in Switzerland

Edward Snowden could very well be heading to Switzerland if new reports are to be believed, which suggests the NSA whistleblower could testify in the country without fear of extradition. Snowden could be granted asylum in the country to testify against the NSA for spying on Switzerland. Swiss newspaper Le Matin Dimanche reported over the Read More

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