communication

Dotcom’s Mega Debuts Spy-Proof Messaging This Summer, Email Follows

The NSA PRISM scandal and the global increase in online surveillance has increased the demand for more private means of communications. The traceless search engine DuckDuckGo has witnessed a massive boost in visitors, and...

Continue reading »

Tags: , , ,

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 Net News No Comments

Pirate Bay Founder Creates Anti-Spy Text Messaging App

Peter Sunde, (for those not connected to the BitTorrent scene – the co-founder of the most famous file-sharing website ever – The Pirate Bay), wants to create an easy-to-use secure mobile messaging app and...

Continue reading »

Tags: , , ,

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 Net News No Comments

Skype Battles Another Patent Infringement Suit for Its Services

Copytele, a patent enforcement entity, has filed a patent infringement suit against Skype’s calling and messaging service. Skype is no stranger to patent infringement suits as it has already warded off lawsuits from Via...

Continue reading »

Tags: , , ,

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 Net News No Comments

Spotify Blocked by House of Representatives Due to Its P2P Nature

While Spotify has become the most popular legitimate music streaming service endorsed by record labels and artists as well, The U.S. House of Representatives has banned the site from its member’s computers on the grounds...

Continue reading »

Tags: , , ,

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Net News No Comments

California man arrested after allegedly sextorting over 350 women

Any longtime reader of Ars will know that for years now we’ve seen case after case of what’s come to be known as “sextortion.” It’s a familiar script: boy chats up girl (or sometimes...

Continue reading »

Tags: , ,

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 Net News No Comments