Megaupload is still fuming that Universal Music Group made repeated false copyright claims to YouTube about a video that major recording artists made in support of the service, which the major labels have branded "rogue" and have cited in their fight to pass the Stop Online Piracy Act. Megaupload is suing Universal and will devote its energy to fighting SOPA: '"We thank everyone for the massive support. Let's join forces and fight for an Internet without censorship. Stand up and oppose new laws like SOPA and PIPA, which are being written this month in Washington," says Mega CEO David Robb.'
Over 50 Disney animated movies were used in this reimagined music video for "WAP." Watch it while you can. (Reddit) screengrab via Streamable READ THE REST
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Last year, the EU adopted the incredibly controversial Copyright Directive (it passed by only five votes, and afterwards 10 MEPs said they'd got confused and pushed the wrong buttons!): now, EU member states have to create rules that require online platforms to filter all user-generated content and block it if it matches a secret, unaccountable… READ THE REST
You can buy gifts for your bae. You can buy gifts for your mom and dad. You can even buy gifts for your kids. But there's something different you feel when you buy something fun and new for your pet. We don't even have to get into why people have different sets of feelings for… READ THE REST
If you're a gamer, there's little that gets you more excited than new gear. Stepping up to a new controller or a new headset can literally change the entire experience of playing every game on your shelf. We know what the charge of playing with new toys is like, which is why you should definitely… READ THE REST
Your home Wi-Fi router is your conduit to the outside world. It's your portal to the internet, your connection to streaming content, and more and more often lately, your best means of seeing faraway friends and family face-to-face online. But we all know that not far beyond that portal lies demons. Those nefarious forces come… READ THE REST