The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard: A review

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard is a newly released documentary which follows Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm, three of the founders of the Pirate Bay, through the trial, conviction and appeals process that made them famous. I sat down to watch the documentary expecting a […]

Argentinian court calls Cuevana blocking request “broad and disproportionate”

An interesting case from Argentina. A judge has received and rejected a request from HBO Ole Partners, the Latin American branch of HBO, to block access to the popular streaming site Cuevana. In case you have not heard about it, Cuevana is an Argentinian streaming site that offers high-quality movies free […]

A year in the life of a blog

I have read the official 2012 stats from WordPress, they make for some interesting reading. I almost reached the 100k mark, receiving 98,000 visits this year. Some of the most interesting facts are the most popular articles this year: These are the posts that got the most views in 2012. […]

Instagram’s new Terms of Service

Spot the difference. These are the current Terms of Use: “Some of the Instagram Services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions, and you hereby agree that Instagram may place such advertising and promotions on the Instagram Services or on, about, or in conjunction with your […]

SCRIPTed December 2012

The new issue of SCRIPTed is now live. Some interesting articles this time round: Cover The @ngel of the Digital Era Anna Maria Lopez Lopez (website) I believe that we are never alone in this world, real or digital, that´s why I wanted to represent an angel of digital world […]

Is the Internet free and open?

It has been an interesting week for those interested in Internet studies. As everyone knows, the International Telecommunications Union is meeting in Dubai for the WCIT, and there has been a bit of a revolt against what might happen. I have made my feelings clear, so there is no need […]