Can your country be knocked out of the Internet?

Anyone familiar with my recent rants on the subject of Internet regulation may have noticed that I have been slightly obsessed with the subject of network centrality. The Internet is supposed to be a distributed architecture, designed to withstand large-scale attacks. The decentralised nature of the Web allows for systems […]

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. […]