Netflix has more than 20 million users in China that are accessing the service through VPNs, according to a new study from British digital research firm GlobalWebIndex.
Edward Snowden should be granted asylum in Sweden says one Swedish politician, who has criticized other EU countries for not doing so.
Sony Pictures is still reeling from its recent hacking, which saw the company’s operations ground to a halt. Now Sony is investigating a North Korean link to the attack.
The website of New York’s Daily News was knocked offline briefly today with users redirected to messages from the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). The hack was first brought to our attention by a Reddit user but has since been confirmed by the site itself.
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
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
In the wake of The Guardian’s damning report against Whisper, the app’s CEO has put its editorial team on leave while it figures out its next move but he and his company continue to deny the claims that it tracks users involuntarily. The Guardian reported recently that Whisper, which allows users to post so called Read More
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
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
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