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Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Dead. Gene Simmons Is Wrong.

Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Dead. Gene Simmons Is Wrong.

By Mike Tuttle September 6, 2014

Kiss founder and co-frontman, Gene Simmons, is a businessman. It’s as simple as that. He will do and say almost anything to protect and promote his investments and properties. So when Gene Simmons says something authoritative, outlandish or controversial, you …

Pirates Are Still Buying Lots Of Media Pirates Are Still Buying Lots Of Media
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The media industry really hates pirates. The companies that produce music, movies and everything else constantly berate pirates and tell the world that these people are destroying their business. These companies used to sue alleged file sharers, but now they’re …

Kim Dotcom Says Mega Is Pants For The Internet Kim Dotcom Says Mega Is Pants For The Internet

The new Mega is almost upon us. The site is expected to go up on the one year anniversary of Megaupload being taken down. Dotcom has shared plenty of details on the site thus far, but now he’s advertising the …

Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party
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If you recall, the BPI requested that the UK Pirate Party take down its Pirate Bay proxy late last month. At the time, the head of UK’s Pirate Party said that he received a notice, but had not made any …

BPI Trying To Shut Down UK Pirate Bay Proxy BPI Trying To Shut Down UK Pirate Bay Proxy
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ISPs in the UK are legally mandated to block access to The Pirate Bay thanks to a high court ruling in April. The ruling was welcomed by the British Phonographic Industry as a step towards curtailing piracy. As it turned …

Do Parents Have To Monitor Their Kids Online? Do Parents Have To Monitor Their Kids Online?
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The Internet is a big, dangerous place where kids can get in all kinds of trouble. That’s at least the line fed to us by various groups that advocate parents take a stricter approach in monitoring their children’s Internet usage. …

Gabon Government Shuts Down Me.ga Reboot Gabon Government Shuts Down Me.ga Reboot

Megaupload is coming back soon, or at least, that’s the plan. The Megaupload founder revealed to Wired in October that the reboot of his popular file sharing site would be called Me.ga to avoid any interference from the US government. …

Entertainment Industry's Best Customers Are Pirates Entertainment Industry's Best Customers Are Pirates

There’s nothing worse than pirates who steal and share content freely without repercussion. That’s at least what the entertainment industry would have you believe. They want everybody to know just how despicable those who would share their content really are. …

Kim Dotcom Reveals Mega, A New File Sharing Service Kim Dotcom Reveals Mega, A New File Sharing Service

For the past few months, Kim Dotcom has been teasing the return of Megaupload. It appears, however, that Megaupload will not be returning. Instead, Dotcom will be releasing Mega, a new service that might just shake up the file sharing …

This City Is The United States' Pirate Capital This City Is The United States' Pirate Capital
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Piracy is everywhere. The Internet and BitTorrent in particular have made the downloading of music, movies, and games extremely easy. Some people pirate more than others, and that’s worth studying. It could give musicians a good idea of who’s pirating …

ISPs Implementing Six-Strike System Later This Year ISPs Implementing Six-Strike System Later This Year
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You may recall an effort on the part of the Center for Copyright Information to start a six-strike warning system for repeat copyright infringers. The plan called for tracking of Internet users and calling them out when they were found …

File Sharing Is Legal In Portugal File Sharing Is Legal In Portugal

Portugal has a piracy problem. The European country has been the focus of anti-piracy group ACAPOR for some time now. It all came to a head last year when the organization delivered over 2,000 IP addresses of alleged file sharers …

Mediacom Bans Pirates From The Internet For Life Mediacom Bans Pirates From The Internet For Life

Are you a Mediacom subscriber? Do you use file sharing services to obtain content? If so, you may want to switch to a different provider. The ISP’s new three-strike system is absurdly anti-consumer. Mediacom is a very large ISP. They …

New Megaupload Is 90 Percent Complete New Megaupload Is 90 Percent Complete
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It’s been over six months since Megaupload was shut down by the feds for charges of criminal copyright infringement. Since then, Kim Dotcom has been fighting court cases in New Zealand and the U.S. He’s also been working on a …

Google Adds JavaScript Support To Google Drive Google Adds JavaScript Support To Google Drive

Google really wants you to develop for Drive. It has the potential to become the next great collaborative portal for creators to share their latest work with others. Developers are already building apps for Drive that take advantage of the …

Kim Dotcom Details The New Megaupload Kim Dotcom Details The New Megaupload
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The old Megaupload is dead. Even if Kim Dotcom wins every court case and has the site returned to him, it would be fairly useless. That’s why the Megaupload founder is planning on launching a new Megaupload later this year. …

BitTorrent Torque Lets Users Create Torrent Apps BitTorrent Torque Lets Users Create Torrent Apps

Does the introduction of introduction of web-based app development further legitimize the concept of file sharing via BitTorrent technology? Does it remove the vail of “this kind of technology is only used to steal” from act of sharing torrents with …