The Pirate Bay Is The World’s Most Efficient Public Library. 25-GPU cluster cracks every standard Windows password in <6 hours. Over 13,000 petition White House to build a Death Star. Jammie Thomas Takes Constitutional Argument To SCOTUS. Is the Flickr API a National Treasure? Australia police discourage use of Apple maps app after rescues. California Accidentally Posts 14,000 Social Security Numbers.
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Kim Dotcom: FBI can’t have Megaupload founder extradited without piracy evidence, NZ court rules. Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia if UK passes snooping bill. Hacker steals $250k in Bitcoins from online exchange Bitfloor. BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored. Fox to Release Digital Movies Three Weeks Prior to Retail. Bruce Willis Isn’t Suing Apple Over iTunes Music Ownership Rights. Samsung flew bloggers halfway around the world and then threatened to leave them there if they didn’t cooperate. Space Sugar Discovered In Binary System Star. Are App.net’s Crowdfunders Being Taken For a Ride? California To License Self-Driving Cars. 100% of publicly educated students in Estonia will learn how to code starting in the 1st grade. All that and this week’s Recent Study and Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
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Peter Schiff Opens Hard-Money Bank. Iran Is Quitting the Internet Because It’s Afraid of America. Curiosity landing removed from YouTube after bogus copyright claim by Scripps. The Internet Archive Starts Seeding Over a Million Torrents. MCA’s Will Bars Use of Beastie Boys Songs to Sell Crap. Ukraine Officials Shut Down Demonoid to Impress the US Government. French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished. Best Buy Founder Makes $8.5 Billion Bid To Take Company Private. Facebook Is Trying Online Gambling. Rest in peace SCO (finally). Ustream Outperformed Cable News During Curiosity Landing
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Viacom sues Youtube… AGAIN! Richard Clark shows his utter inability to grasp the fundamentals of the Internet. Google finally shows us what augmented reality will look like. The US Government uses the kiddie porn defense to keep the Megaupload Servers offline. Dell acquires Wyse Technologies. A Federal judge rules P2P users aren’t in a conspiracy. Video game companies agree to close sex offenders’ online accounts. Bravo announces a new “I can has Cheezburger” reality show. Plus, Epic Fails, a Recent Study, Ryder Says Things and Oh Asia You So Crazy! Also, tell us your ridiculous TSA stories!
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Come hang out with us a BasementCast next week! We’ll be recording live in the basement of 1201 College Ave, Houghton, MI. See our Facebook page for details.
Stealing Youtube videos, stealing on BitTorrent, stealing from EVERYBODY! The iPad has been announced and we discuss why it sucks and what it could be good for. Steve Jobs lashes out at Google. Boxee is releasing a one-click payment platform. Who beat out Google to be the number 1 employer in the U.S. Meet Giant George, the 7-foot long great dane. Infrared cameras are now being used to determined the tastiness of beef. All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
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