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Welcome Back Ryan Singel, Threat Level’s New Editor

After 5 years and more than 4,500 posts, I’m departing Threat Level to take the position of News Editor at Wired.com, overseeing all the blogs and directing Wired.com’s news and feature reporting. The...

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 Net News No Comments

Remembering the "long distance warrior" who took down Ma Bell

In the mid-1970s I worked in one of the first Sam Goody record stores. Back then Sam actually owned the places and we carried a lot of obscure, off-label classical content. One day...

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 Net News No Comments

North Carolina governor refuses to block anti-muni broadband law

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue has announced that she won't sign or veto the controversial bill on municipal broadband sent to her desk by the state legislature. The legislation reigns in the power...

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011 Net News No Comments

Police Return Seized Hardware to Victorious BitTorrent Admin, Trashed

When FileSoup administrator Geeker had his home raided in the summer of 2009, police and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) literally trashed his place. In a previous interview Geeker vividly recalled the...

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Sunday, March 13th, 2011 Net News No Comments

US politician quits after sex tape scandal

||  Politics:- What with all the Nekked Pix scandals circulating online, it’s refreshing to come across a sex tape story which instead centres on an(other) American politician. A California state assemblyman who’s, “strongly...

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Friday, September 11th, 2009 Net News No Comments