The Pirate Bay has hit on a down-to-earth, but still Cloud-based plan to outwit the authorities. Instead of operating on proxy servers on flying drones, as it suggested back in March, the controversial BitTorrent website will transfer most of its operation to cloud providers.
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UK internet service providers (ISPs) must now block access to popular Swedish BitTorrent file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, following a ruling by High Court judge Mr Justice Arnold.
Hacker group Anonymous has been threatening since February to "shut the Internet down" by launching a Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDOS) on Saturday (31 March). The attack will target the world's 13 DNS servers so that Internet users will be unable to perform domain name lookups , thus temporarily disabling the Internet.
Lawmakers and regulators in both Europe and the US are proposing a potential clampdown on high frequency trading.
Labour MP Tom Watson was the trending topic Thursday afternoon on Twitter, after having had his account tom_watson hijacked by a parliamentary intern while he was away from his desk in a meeting.