the internet

Culture

Forget Netflix: Inside the Forums Where People Share Obscure Pirated Movies

It's difficult to draw the line between distributing essential, hard-to-find cultural relics and piracy.
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
1.7.19
blogs

Happy International Blog Remembrance Day

In loving memory of blogging about stuff.
Jason Koebler
2.21.18
Canada

How to Ask Dating Apps and Fitness Trackers For Your Personal Data (in Canada)

Canada's superior privacy laws are a good reminder of where the US falls short.
Matthew Braga
6.21.16
News

Howard Stern Just Taught Everyone's Parents About Ad-Blockers

Stern learned about ad-blocking software live on air Tuesday.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.26.15
Reviews

A Dentist Killed Cecil the Lion, so an Internet Mob Killed His Yelp Rating

Walter Palmer has admitted to killing the famous 13-year-old lion, during a hunting trip in Zimbabwe.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.28.15
Internet

Google, a Search Company, Has Made Its Internet Archive Impossible to Search

The search giant broke its Usenet archive. Again. And no one knows if or when it will get fixed.
Matthew Braga
2.13.15
Canada

Canadian Internet Is Possibly Getting More Expensive and Slower

A whistleblowing employee in a Canadian telco is sounding the alarm on Reddit.
Christopher Malmo
12.19.14
Internet

Go Ahead and Feed the Trolls, Says New Research on Internet Comments

Researchers have found how to cut incivility by 17 percent. It’s... a start.
Ben Richmond
12.10.14
Culture

A Bitcoin-for-Horse-Poop Company Made $10,000 Worth of Sales in One Month

How ShitExpress went from a marketing stunt to a real business.
Jason Koebler
12.8.14
the internet

​The Syrian Electronic Army Put Annoying Pop-Ups on a Ton of Websites

They say it’s because the press can’t tell the difference between civilians and ISIS.
Jordan Pearson
11.27.14
Culture

NATO Is Sharpening Its Cyber War Defenses

With Russian hackers targeting NATO infrastructure the most powerful military alliance in the world is practising its cyber defense skills.
Ben Makuch
11.18.14
Canada

Of Course There's Plans For a Muslim Tinder, Too

'Salaam Swipe' is basically the Muslim version of J-Swipe.
Joel Balsam
11.14.14
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