India May Ban All Types of Cryptocurrency

India has proposed legislation that would ban cryptocurrencies, in the most restrictive such legislation worldwide.

Xiaomi Sues US Government In Effort to Overturn Ban

Xiaomi is suing the US Treasury Department and the Department of Defense in an effort to overturn a Trump administration ban.

TikTok Improves Privacy Protections For Children

TikTok has announced a number of changes aimed at improving privacy protections for children on its platform.

Angola Bans The Islamic Religion

The African country, Angola, has declared the Islamic religion illegal, becoming the first country to do so. Until further notice, the predominantly Christian community, has ordered that all mosques be shut down. It has been reported that some mosques have…

Starbucks Asks Patrons to Leave Guns at Home

Starbucks, whose website is presently down, has entered the American gun debate by asking customers to leave their firearms at home. As more a gesture than anything, Starbucks employees won’t say anything to customers who don’t abide by the gun…

UK ISP Comes Out Against The Pirate Bay Blockade

It’s been a little over a month since the The Pirate Bay was blocked in the UK due to a court order. The block was meant to cut down on the amount of file-sharing happening across the Internet, but it…

Reddit Responds to Domain Ban Backlash

Yesterday it was reported that some publications began criticizing Reddit, the democratized social sharing forum, for banning certain domains from being posted to its website. The banned domains included respected publications such as The Atlantic and Phys.org. The reason for…

Reddit Bans “High-Quality” Domains That Game its Website

Reddit is one of the most popular content, link, and news sharing sites on the internet. Members of the site “upvote” or “downvote” posts, allowing the best content to rise to the top and be seen prominently. That’s the way…

Egyptian Government Institutes Pornography Ban

To quote Associate Supreme Court Justice, Potter Stewart, “[I can’t define pornography], but i know it when I see it.” The question is, will the Egyptian government know it when it sees it? An Egyptian court has ruled to ban…

Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity

James Atlas will be selling a series of short (25,000-40,000 words long) biographies for Amazon called “Amazon Lives.” He will buy and edit at least 12 of them. Aside from the Kindle Store, these books will be sold through eTail…