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Metal Gear Survive Comes with Microtransactions; Constant Connection Needed

Konami has revealed more details about their upcoming survival adventure game, Metal Gear Survive. A report by Gamespot – who recently had a preview session with the game – detailed…

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KekRaptor: Imgur Color Change Stabilizes Meme Economy

Image hosting site Imgur has recently undergone an immense shake up in its meme economy due to the changing of its upvote and favorite icon colors, according to experts who…

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FCC Publishes Broadband Privacy Rules

The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) has adopted new rules which broadband providers must adhere to regarding the privacy of customer data. The FCC has published a press release as well as…

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Iran Rolls Out “National Internet”

Iran recently announced the completion of phase one in its plan to operate a “national Internet.” The ultimate goal is the creation of a national network isolated from the rest…

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US Government to Cede DNS Authority in October

Earlier in the week, the Obama administration announced that the US government will cede its authority over the Domain Name System(DNS) to a private entity on October 1. This has…

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Nick’s Untitled Weekly Wrap Up 7/24/16

Summer is my least favorite time of the year.  California burns down to the ground, everything is sweaty, no games worth playing are released, and we’re still months away from…

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House Passes U.S Budget Deal; Includes Cybersecurity Provision

The United States House of Representatives has passed a major Budget bill, an omnibus package totaling $1.15 trillion dollars. The vote was 316-113, with 150 Republicans and 166 Democrats supporting…

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Open Internet Advocate Believed to be Sentenced to Death by Syrian Government

Open source developer and advocate for an open Internet, Bassel Khartabil, has been imprisoned by the Syrian government since 2012. However, his situation has recently gotten even worse. On October…

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Copyright Holders Will Appeal Pirate Bay Ruling in Sweden

Major media companies have faced something of a setback in Sweden, with a court ruling that ISPs can’t be forced to block the Pirate Bay. The case was brought against…

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The Troubling Power of the Internet Moderator

The Internet is a great place because it gives people the opportunity to engage in their passions, whether their passions are video games or taxidermy, cards or cartography. Often the embodiment of…