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Meme manager Ben Lashes on Grumpy Cat fame

Jun 7, 2013
Chances are, Ben Lashes is the marketing brains behind your favorite viral feline.
Posted In: memes, movie, Internet, culture

NSA Internet surveillance confirms privacy concerns

Jun 7, 2013
The National Security agency is tapping the servers of nine large U.S. tech companies, including Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Facebook, according to new reports.
Posted In: nsa, FBI, surveillance, Internet

Internet cafes in Ohio face ban

May 30, 2013
Internet cafes equipped with computer games resembling casino games have popped up across Ohio. Now there's a bill to cap winnings and ban the practice.
Posted In: Internet, Ohio, online gambling, casinos

Money laundering goes virtual? U.S. accuses Liberty Reserve of moving billions

May 29, 2013
The Feds have accused Liberty Reserve of moving $6 billion for criminals involved in credit card fraud and Ponzi schemes by converting cash to virtual currency.
Posted In: money laundering, currency, Internet

The rise of WorldStarHipHop, a popular and controversial website

May 28, 2013
The founder says WorldStar entertains, informs and tells it like it is. Critics say the sites viral videos are often exploitative.
Posted In: hip hop, Internet, African American

Is vacation rental site Airbnb illegal?

May 27, 2013
Last week a judge in New York ruled online vacation rental site Airbnb is violating laws against running illegal hotels.
Posted In: hotels, Internet, e-commerce, rental

Americans are not happy with their Internet service providers

May 22, 2013
The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index is out, and one industry in an unfortunate spot when it comes to customer satisfaction: Internet service providers.
Posted In: ISPs, consumer, Internet, telecom

Why Syria's Internet was ripe for a shutdown

May 8, 2013
After 19 hours in the dark, Syria is back online. Why it's not that hard to shut down the Internet there, but nearly impossible in the U.S.
Posted In: syria, middle east, Internet

Military hops on the 'Internet of Things'

May 8, 2013
The U.S. military has been thinking about the 'Internet of Things' -- networks of devices that talk to one another. But there are some major obstacles.
Posted In: defense, military, Internet

Small, not big, online retailers oppose Internet sales tax

May 8, 2013
It's rare these days that legislation flies through the U.S. Senate and gets bipartisan support in the House of Representatives -- but the Internet sales tax bill could do both.
Posted In: Internet, Taxes, sales tax, online sales tax

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