Spain's El Pais newspaper is in possession of 115 Wikileaks intercepts that have been tagged as relating to "Intellectual Property." These likely relate to Spain's new copyright law, which the country was pressured into passing through its trade negotiations with the USA. The law is being put to a vote this month, and release of these cables would likely have a major impact on the outcome of the vote; however, El Pais has indicated that it has no intention of prioritizing these cables, even if that means that material that is directly germane to a vote on a major shift in Spanish law will not be revealed until it is too late. Javier de la Cueva of the Spanish "Derecho de Internet" site is calling for a "Wikileaks leak," asking for someone to release these cables before his government commits itself to a disastrous and extreme course of action.
The head of Iran’s coronavirus government task force who urged the public not to freak out about the epidemic while coughing and sweating profusely has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said Tuesday. New cases of COVID-19 originating in Iran are now rapidly popping up across the Middle East. The coughing and heavily sweating […]
In Switzerland today, a 70-year old man tested positive for the coronavirus in the southern canton of Ticino, right next to the border with Italy, say Swiss health authorities. This is the first case of COVID-19 in Switzerland, and authorities say the man was likely exposed in Italy.
Is it just us, or does it feel like winter hasn’t been as horrendous as usual this year? Well, stats show it’s actually been one of the warmer winters on record so far this year for many eastern U.S. cities in January and February. But, almost on cue, weather experts warn signs of a serious […]
While mobile devices are all but essential and the center of so many individual universes these days, find one person who loves their wireless plan with that type of passion. Check around. We’ll wait… Didn’t find anybody, did you? That’s because most wireless plans are designed for the convenience of the provider and will nickel-and-dime […]
In the early days of the web, everyone wanted a .com domain for their site. As a result, all the good ones got snapped up. But .com no longer has the cachet it once did. In fact, many new businesses and individuals are opting for other top-level domain extensions. One of the most memorable is […]