Just before the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, somebody leaked the first four episodes online. These were likely screeners, sent out to reviewers and others in the industry via PR. The leaked episodes were quickly downloaded via various torrent sites, had a negligible impact on the season premiere's ratings, and have raised yet [...]
BuzzFeed has deleted more posts than some smaller websites likely publish in an entire year The online publisher revealed the results of an internal review this week, which found that it has deleted 1,112 posts for reasons ranging from technical errors (263 deleted posts) to duplicated work (122 deleted posts) and copyright issues (65 deleted posts). Show More Summary
I’ve a review of Alice Dreger’s latest book in this week’s New York Times Sunday Book Review; it just appeared online. “Galileo’s Middle Finger” is many things: a rant, a manifesto, a treasury of evocative new terms (sissyphobia, autogynephilia, phall-o-meter) and an account of the author’s transformation “from an activist going after establishment scientists […]
Conrad Black, writing at National Review Online, blasts the “plague of unjust prosecutions” in the American legal system. Here is an excerpt: Another disturbing recent development in the saga of gonzo American prosecutors is New York...Show More Summary
full disclosure: this critic has worked with actor Bill Oberst Jr. and the producers of The Dooms Chapel Horror, through press releases. An online screener of this film was provided by producer Chris Bower. Director: John Holt. Writer:...Show More Summary
Virginia's highest court ruled on Thursday that Yelp doesn't have to disclose the identities of online users accused by a small business owner of posting fraudulent negative reviews about his carpet-cleaning company.
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PLOT: On the one year anniversary of Laura Barnes' suicide, six of her high-school friends are suddenly terrorized online by a mysterious entity using her Skype, Facebook and Youtube accounts. REVIEW: It's easy to see why MTV and Universal...Show More Summary
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The $35 billion global language services industry is getting a boost today as Cloudwords releases its latest offering designed to make translation much easier.
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If one misunderstands the theory of rights that informs the Constitution, one's approach to judicial review will reflect that misunderstanding. In my initial response to Carson Holloway's essay at National Review Online, I argued that the Constitution does in fact protect unenumerated rights--and judges should do so as well. Show More Summary
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In an online discussion last week, the retail industry insiders on RetailWire's BrainTrust largely supported Amazon's move to battle fake review mills.
The first four episodes of the new Game of Thrones season leaked online a day before the official release. The leaked episodes appear to come from a review copy that was sent to the press and have been downloaded over 100,000 times in just three hours. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.