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Yahoo 2014 Purchases
A helpful illustration of what Yahoo have been doing with their corporate purchases in the wake of the purchase of Vizify, an infographic-making website.
amusing  infographics  business  Internet  Yahoo  WTF  technology 
march 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Verisign seizes .com domain registered via foreign Registrar on behalf of US Authorities. » blog2.easydns.org - Happenings and observations
Moving money from one non-American to another non-American, on a non-country specific domain name, registered with a non-US company? That's against the law in Maryland, and they'll shut down your website *everywhere* for that!
posttofacebook  USA  politics  technology  gambling  stupid  law  internet  web  dns  icann  WTF 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
France bans online videos of naughty coppers - Surrenders to the police unions | TechEye
'The Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris has ordered French ISPs to block access to a website designed to allow civilians to post videos of alleged police misconduct.'
police  abuse  technology  people-suck  wtf  censorship 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Cheaper Than Paper: A Firsthand Examination of the Google+ Profile Reporting Process
"How hard is it to get an account with a legitimate name suspended if it is your intention to do so? Not very.  Not at all.  I was able to get an account with no particular infringing information or activity suspended by providing a GIMP'ed version of the McLovin ID from Superbad.  I was able to get the same account reactivated with a picture of a mass murderer."
internet  technology  pseudonymity  google+  identity  wtf  interesting  amusing 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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