Leaked: Australian Government Plan To Deal With Piracy Hits The Web

Attorney General George Brandis has been banging his head against his desk for months now trying to figure out how to stop pirates stealing content in Australia. Thanks to a leak of the government’s upcoming discussion paper on the topic, we now know what the AG plans on introducing.


Catch Of The Day Is Finally Cancelling Its Users' Compromised Accounts

Catch Of The Day announced on Friday last week that it had been hacked. That hack happened in 2011, though, and a lot of people rightly weren’t happy about it. Plenty of people wanted to delete their accounts. Now, it looks like that’s finally happening.


This US College Is Fining Students Who Pirate Content On Its Network

Australian universities must be a great place for pirates. All that dedicated fibre backhaul makes dropping into class and torrenting your favourite shows makes learning way more appealing. One college has become sick of students stealing content, however, and has pledged to start fining students.


Someone At US Congress Gets Banned From Wikipedia For Trolling

Trolling is fun, until you get caught. And that’s exactly what just happened to someone in Washington, who got a Congressional IP address banned for trolling Wikipedia.


North Korea Launched A Bizarre New Cooking Website 'For Housewives'

Refusing to let little things like a lack of widespread internet/food access get in its way, everyone’s favourite warmongering-dictatorship-that-could has just launched its very own cooking website. Say hello to North Korea’s uncanny online food valley.


Why I Don't Think Piracy Is Worth It

Having been a child of the home computer boom of the early 1980s and then worked with computers for many years, I can’t help but sigh every time a new campaign to reduce piracy comes into effect.


How The Best Seinfeld Parody On The Internet Created Seinfeld Emoji

“Imagen if Senfeld on TV today?” is a question often posed by @Seinfeld2000, an alternate universe of Seinfeld characters in contemporary situations told through garbled English and meme-ready Photoshop renderings. Now @Seinfeld2000′s creator has invented his own 2014-appropriate language to communicate with fans: Seinfeld Emoji.


7 Dead Websites That Should Be Brought Back

We can think of more than a few dead or long-ignored websites we want dusted off and brought back to life. Here are the seven sites we miss the most. Let’s surf the web of nostalgia.


How To Get Your Sex Tape Off The Internet

The movie Sex Tape hinges on its lead couple finding it impossible to remove their raunchy homemade porno from the apparently unfathomable depths of iCloud. Their predicament is appealingly modern, if not all that realistic (as GQ proved). It got me thinking, though: How hard is it to remove a sexually explicit video you’ve made from the horny corners of the internet?


I Paid $50 For A Tinder Coach, And All I Got Was This Sense Of Doom

I opened the Facebook chat with my Tinder coach expecting to walk away with a hilarious story. It’s a coach for Tinder; how could it be anything but? But one hour, $US50 and five extensively researched photos later, I had only one thought: Holy shit, that was depressing.