Blackmail

Latest Porno Torrent Blackmail Tactic: Pay Up Or We Tell Your Family

Latest Porno Torrent Blackmail Tactic: Pay Up Or We Tell Your Family

It’s one thing if your friends, family, and neighbours find out that you’ve been doing some torrenting. It’s a bit worse if they find out what kind of porn you like. Unluckily for horn-dog pirates everywhere, a new “pay-up-now” letter that’s going around pretty explicitly threatens to go around telling…

I Call This Blackmail

I Call This Blackmail

AOL employee Mike Arrington is angry! The TechCrunch founder and co-editor fired off a histrionic screed yesterday directed at Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr and Hunch, with an explicit threat aimed at anyone who doesn’t kowtow to him.