#April2013

HOUSE passes PRIVACY-HATING CISPA by enormous margin. BIG BRO CACKLES.

Big Brother.

Like I said before. It is time for me to take my latex fetishes and furry orgy requests to carrier pigeon. The days of the Wild Wild Internet (if it ever truly existed) is certainly fading with stunning alacrity. Today the House passed CISPA by a considerable amount, and now it is up to Barry Obama to strike the son of a bitch down. (But let’s be honest, the death of Internet freedom is being shoved down our throat no matter how much we gag.)

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Head of HOMELAND SECURITY stays safe by…not using email. There is always that.

Here’s a brilliant way to keep your email secure. Don’t fucking use any! Goddamn. Why didn’t I think of that? I imagine it’d be harder to pull off if I was the head of something, though. If I had to run something enormous. Maybe a bloated off-shoot of the military industrial complex. Like, oh, shit, Homeland Security! I mean, I couldn’t possibly stay in contact with people without it. It’d be impossible. Right?

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Wikileaks exposes “TrapWire”, government spy network using regular surveillance cameras. Suffers DDoS.

Welcome to the wonderfully quiet Police State, folks. Wikileaks has expose “TrapWire”, a government program that uses ordinary surveillance cameras to spy on the reg. In response, the site has suffered a rather massive DDoS. Sadly, you know what? Shit is unnecessary. The average United States citizen don’t give no fucks, as long as they have their fried foods and reality television.

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ACTA Casts Self-Rez, Sneaking Back Into Canada and Europe.

Man. Total (predictable) bummer. Not even a week after European Parliament axed ACTA has it slithered out of its grave to make another attempt at implementation.

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European Parliament KILLS ACTA (For Now); Now That’s F**king (Internet) Freedom.

OnĀ Fuck Yeah! American Freedom (To Eat and Consume!) Day here in the States, our fellow humans over in the European Parliament have uppercut a dirty son of a bitch much to our internet folks’ pleasure.

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European Parliament Voting On ACTA On Wednesday; Kill The Internet Eating Serpent!

ACTA, the serpentine beast awaiting to prey on our internet privacy is going to a vote on Wednesday in the European Parliament. Here’s hoping it’s nailed to a board and thrown to sea.

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Japanese Copyright Law Makes ILLEGAL DOWNLOADS A Criminal Offense

Glad I don’t live in Japan. Not that I pirate shit, or have any sorts of illegal music on my computer, but if I did I would be in trouble. Illegal downloads are now going to carry a heavy fucking penalty in Godzilla’s stomping grounds.

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ACTA Getting Slapped Down In The EU, Sanity Prevailing?

You all know ACTA. Or if you don’t, you now do. There is a batch of good news regarding the fate of this secretive machination writing in treaty form. Three European Parliament committees have given the son of a bitch a slap down. Sanity, get!

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PIRATE BAY Announces New IP Address, Effort Designed For Proxy Friendliness.

You can’t keep a good torrent site down. Unless you’re the slew of porn torrent sites that I used to frequent. In that case you can stake them through the heart and leave me devastated. Not Pirate Bay though, nope. No way.

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SOPA Fighters Fund Billboard Outside Bill Sponsor’s Office. Crowd-Funding ++

Check out this wunderkind. A crowd-funded billboard denouncing SOPA was placed right outside the office of one of the bill’s sponsors. Fantastic.

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