Guardian: File Sharing Site Was Really Bait For “Pirates”

I’m not advocating file sharing, but I’m afraid this applies to other areas: A high-profile file-sharing site has been revealed to be a year-long pirate “honeypot”, collecting data on users, file hosters and websites. The revelation, which had users of the forum up in arms, accompanied the purchase of the UploaderTalk (UT) site by US-based anti-piracy company Nuke Piracy. A honeypot is a facility, in this case a site, run under false pretences that encourages criminal behaviour in an effort Read more […]

Why Believe The Obamacare Law Got More Attention Than The Obamacare Website?

Everyone wants to believe that government is magic and everyone who says they don’t believe in magic is maligned as an “anarchist.” We see this especially in TV shows which show cops, detectives, crime scene investigators, and forensic scientists, all working miracles on the government’s dime—showing nothing but devoted concern for doing right. Yet you will notice in these productions that the hero cop or detective or whatever other public official is the champion of the story usually Read more […]