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SWAT'ing (or Swatting)

SWAT’ing: The act of calling emergency services, often SWAT, to someone’s house as vengeance for a perceived wrongdoing.

When a troll fails to aggravate their subject, or when the subject retaliates in a way that puts the troll in a tough spot, it is not uncommon for the troll to find out where the subject lives and call the emergency services and say there is something going on there. 625 more words


Hollywood contro Megaupload e Kim Dotcom

A quasi due anni di distanza dal blocco dei contenuti, 20th Century Fox, Disney, Paramount, Universal, Columbia e Warner hanno depositato una denuncia contro Kim Dotcom… 408 more words


Sony, Blender e il vizio del Takedown

Mentre in Italia siamo in attesa di conoscere i primi risultati della procedura gestita dall’Agcom per la tutela del diritto d’autore online, oltreoceano si assiste ad un nuovo fallimento del metodo preso ad esempio dal legislatore italiano, il… 227 more words


AA Meeting - Idiom

Amidst the hustle and bustle of last months Takedown Festival, we managed to grab hold of Alt-Metal crew Idiom, interrogating them about their new EP, pre show rituals and Download festival. 512 more words


Is it safe to carry on using Dropbox following the DMCA takedown revelations?

Over the weekend, Darrell Whitelaw tweeted a Dropbox error message that said certain files could not be shared due to a DMCA takedown request.

The immediate concern was that perhaps Dropbox files are neither as safe nor private as its users had thought — how could Dropbox take down files if it did not scan the users’ folders? 582 more words


Takedown Festival 2014: the review (part 1)

Here at Noise Cannon we love a good festival, so we went to Southampton’s rock extravaganza Takedown to sample its amazing line-up. It was so much fun we can’t fit all the greatness into one review, so here’s part one of our Takedown festival highlights…