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- Facebook Explains Why It Turned Safety Check for Paris, but Not Beirut One Day Earlier
During the past weekend, after the ISIS Paris attacks, Facebook activated two features. One was the ability to overlay the French flag on top of your avatar as a sign of support for the victims, and another for Facebook users living in Paris, the ability to confirm that they're safe and automatically post a message on their timeline. While both are quite old and have been used before, one was not initially developed to be deployed for events like the ones that happened this...
- Governments Use ISIS Paris Attacks to Push Their Online Surveillance Laws
Last Friday, on November 13, 2015, Paris was the target of a massive terrorist attack carried out by members of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). As soon as the incident passed, government officials started campaigning for broader laws meant to boost up online surveillance operations. It certainly didn't help when Belgium's Internal Affairs Minister revealed that ISIS members might
- Mainstream Torrent Sites Ban YIFY Impersonator, and for a Good Reason
Popular pirate sites have blacklisted the hordes of YIFY (YTS) impersonators that have appeared after the original group was shut down by the MPAA in New Zealand. YIFY, the movie release group, and YTS.to, the website from where the group operated, are officially dead, as we previously reported. The MPAA has managed to find the...
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