Tag: piracy

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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What does the early leak of The Expendables 3 mean?

This past week, the Internet was buzzing about the leaked release of Expendables 3. Expendables 3 wasn’t supposed to be released for approximately another three weeks. Having a movie like this leak out onto the Internet so early is really going to hurt the bottom line of this movie release, but the bigger point here is the …

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The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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The SOPA Blackout…

On January 18th, if you went to search something on Google you saw something interesting a black mark over where the word Google [logo] used to be. This is the way Google decided to protest the legislation that’s being proposed… The link on the bottom urges people to contact their congressman and to NOT censor …

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SOPA is bad, but what Iran is doing is worse

I haven’t said much in regards to the new legislation is trying to go to Congress right now called SOPA; it stands for Stop Online Piracy Act. The proposed legislation has been highly controversial and there’s a lot of opposition towards the proposed legislation. Mixing technology and politics is not something that I normally do …

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Yahoo! Messenger – the latest application to avoid

There’s been Instant Messenger clients on the market and on the web for years now, and some could easily simply take everything that passes via Instant Messenger is completely private… Yahoo is making sure that this ideology is changing today. Yahoo has decided that they are going to be the Internet police for instant messaging; …

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Techie Review: Nuance PaperPort 12 Professional

This is a ‘techie’ review of PaperPort 12 Professional. Meaning it’s a review coming from someone that’s used PaperPort for years and is familiar with company and private use of the application. This is not a regurgitation of corporate brochures and handouts telling you about a product. I’ve been using PaperPort since version 6; it …

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