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  • UK parliament rubberstamps mass surveillance law

    UK parliament rubberstamps mass surveillance law

    A controversial shoring up and expansion of state surveillance powers in the U.K. has been agreed upon by both houses of parliament, clearing the way for the formality of Royal Assent and the passing of the Investigatory Powers bill into law before the end of the year. Read More

  • UK Surveillance Powers Bill Slammed For Privacy, Clarity And Targeting Failures

    UK Surveillance Powers Bill Slammed For Privacy, Clarity And Targeting Failures

    One of the UK parliamentary committees that is scrutinizing proposed new surveillance legislation has published its report on the draft Investigatory Powers bill — and it makes for uncomfortable reading for the government. Read More

  • iPhone Usage Warrants 300-page Bill

    Well, isn’t this a kick in the pants? I haven’t seen a physical phone bill in years since I switched to e-billing, but the video above was too funny not to mention here at the Gear and Justine is, how you say, hot. Most of you aren’t making 30k texts a month, but if you are one to take advantage of that unlimited plan then take heed and think twice about sending out your… Read More

  • Contra 4 Poster Appears In Magazine

    I’m pretty sure there are more people reading Cat Anus Weekly than Nintendo Power, though I could be wrong on that one. However, this month’s Power revealed an awesome, gigantic Contra 4 poster complete with Bill and Lance ready to kick some mutant ass. However, Konami’s penchant for buff dudes from 1980s films is seriously getting out of control. Look at the dude on the… Read More

  • Congress Introduces Digital Fair Use Bill – An End To DRM?

    Sometimes it takes bold moves for real action to happen. Lucky for us, Representatives Richard Boucher from Virginia and John Dolittle from California have the guts to stand up to the RIAA and say “We don’t need no stinkin’ DRM!” The digital fair use bill was introduced to Congress today, which is supposed to give customers more rights when buying digital content. Read More