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Game of Thrones: Most Pirated Show of 2012

Game of Thrones: Most Pirated Show of 2012

According to Forbes, HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones is on track to become the most pirated TV show of 2012.

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isoHunt: the industry is threatening the freedom of expression

isoHunt: the industry is threatening the freedom of expression

The owner of isoHunt is currently dealing with the copyright industry in the BC Supreme Court fighting off 26 major record labels. The site has recently argued that the biggest threat to innovation and freedom of expression is the copyright industry itself. And he's right.

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EA: “oops, actually iOS Rock Band here to say”

EA: “oops, actually iOS Rock Band here to say”

Apparently the big blue error message I reported on yesterday telling users of the iOS version of Rock Band the game would be unavailable to play after May 31 was a ‘mistake’ according to EA.  That’s a pretty big mistake, and it took over a day for the publisher to acknowledge it. I don’t believe EA for a second.  Twitter and Reddit both exploded and many emails were sent to Tim Cook at Apple and everybody at EA...

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EA turns off access to iOS Rock Band

EA turns off access to iOS Rock Band

UPDATE: Apparently this is all just a big elaborate mistake… A submitter to Reddit was prompted with the following message when opening Electronic Arts’ Rock Band on his iPhone today: It seems as though EA wants to turn off the access to Rock Band as of May 31st, which is a pretty crappy thing to do to your paying customers.  What is worse about this scenario is that in typical EA scamming fashion the game is still available...

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More secure VNC by tunneling with SSH

More secure VNC by tunneling with SSH

I have a few virtual machines running on Xenserver on an old server at home. One of the VMs is a desktop running Ubuntu that I want to be able to VNC into to get a GUI. I set up VNC to access the GUI from my other computers inside my house but what about outside of my network?

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Passwords:Ur doing it wrong

Passwords:Ur doing it wrong

Everybody knows that you need to secure your computer, user account at work, PayPal and EBay accounts and banking information with a secure password yet people are always getting their accounts hacked.  Why is this the case?  Well remember this whole time we have been telling you to come up with more complex passwords with numbers, uppercase letters and special characters?  Yeah, we were wrong.  Very wrong. Password Strength It is...

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