Megaupload one of the world’s biggest online file sharing companies was “Taken Down” by U.S. authorities on January 19, 2012. The case is being called “the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the United States”. The move on Megaupload was timed carefully to enhance the effect of the, now failed, attempt to pass Bill 3261 or H.R. 3261 AKA SOPA.
PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor the net, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law would let the government or corporations censor entire sites– they just have to convince a judge that the site is “dedicated to copyright infringement.”
It was the year 2000 the beginning of a new millennium, exciting things were happening and they were happening fast. George Bush was “elected” president of the United States – the oil price was around $30.00 per barrel. Concerns over Y2K are put to rest, as the predicted widespread computer failures and malfunctions do not come to pass. Instead celebrities…
A revealing, data packed and visually beautiful infographic displaying what is behind the whole iPhone craze. This reminds me, time to upgrade my 3gs.
jQuery Mobile like it’s big brother JQuery, is simply awesome sauce. Designers and developers everywhere have been waiting for an official end release. Well the wait has finally ended with the stable release of V 1.0 Now nothing stands in the way of building awesome mobile apps and sites with this framework.