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The 404 1,475: Where we play a game of drones (podcast)

We're back at it with another show rundown! Today we're talking about Atari finally digging up those lost ET cartridges, unearthing a floppy disk containing all of Andy Warhol's digital art works, jamming cellphones on your work commute, drone photography trends, and a eulogy for Twitter.

By April 30, 2014

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Wikipedia to join Web blackout to protest SOPA

Zappos customers reset passwords after the site's 24 million accounts hacked, Apple is expected to bring interactive textbooks to the iPad, and Wikipedia and other sites will go dark Wednesday in protest of SOPA.

By October 18, 2013

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Film 'War for Web' warns of CISPA, SOPA, future threats

The late Aaron Swartz said in an interview for the documentary film, set to be completed late this year, that he was more worried about the U.S. government than about teenage hackers in basements.

By April 20, 2013

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Meet Richard Mack, Republican challenger to SOPA's author

Richard Mack, a retired sheriff and constitutional conservative, is hoping to use Rep. Lamar Smith's authorship of SOPA and an Internet surveillance bill to pry him out of office.

By February 9, 2012

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Reddit, Mozilla, EFF and more join July 4th anti-NSA protests

To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.

By July 3, 2013

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Millions seeing 'Stop SOPA' message on Twitter

A lot of people are fiercely committed to defeating the Stop Online Piracy Act. One way they're expressing their displeasure with the bipartisan bill is adding antilegislation banners to their Twitter profile images.

By January 14, 2012

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Hacking confab conjures visions of space-borne 'SOPA Wars'

At annual European conference, hackers dream of a DIY satellite-communications network that would sidestep Internet censorship. But in the ungoverned realm of space, what's to stop any country from shooting down the satellites?

By December 31, 2011

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Senator disputes Aaron Swartz's SOPA, Protect IP role

Senate Judiciary spokeswoman denies that a meeting between a committee aide and the late activist Aaron Swartz led to the creation of the anti-SOPA advocacy group Demand Progress.

By January 22, 2013

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How SOPA's 'circumvention' ban could put a target on Tor

Hollywood-backed Stop Online Piracy Act goes further than earlier versions and targets software that can "bypass" or "circumvent" anti-piracy blocks. The Tor Project worries it could be at risk.

By December 21, 2011

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How Aaron Swartz helped to defeat Hollywood on SOPA

Aaron Swartz's former roommate, Peter Eckersley, says the late activist started Demand Progress because from D.C.'s perspective, it "doesn't matter" if their laws break the Internet.

By January 22, 2013