File sharing might feel like a religion for you, but in Sweden, it's now a church that has been formally recognized by the government. Copy and Distribute!
It's unfortunate that Internet regulation worldwide tends to be in the hands of people who know very little about the Internet and altogether too much about regulation. At the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, hackers have come up with a new idea: their very own space-based Internet service.
Check out the gallery to see what Google+, Facebook and YouTube might have looked like in 1997.
As if we needed more proof that Facebook remembers everything a user does on its website, 24-year-old Max Schrems of Vienna, Austria asked Facebook for a copy of all the data the social network has on file for him and not surprisingly, he got back a CD with a whopping 1,222 PDFs documenting his every move.
Earlier this week .XXX domain names finally went live after years of debate. Already 10,000 websites have registered with ICM, the agency offering the domains for sale.
I know I'm not the only person who knows of a handful or more silly Android names that are either too long are trying too hard to sound different. Yinzcam's humorous Android Phone Name Generator randomly churns out a ridiculous Android phone name based on all Android devices that have been announced.
The always entertaining and informative Vsauce explains that the entire Internet's data only weighs about 50 grams. Go figure.
With Google experimenting with axing the URL bar and Apple hiding the scroll bars by default in OS X Lion, the modern Web browser is freeing more pixels for more content, but now Hakon Wium Lie, the creator of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) wants to kill scroll bars altogether. Say what?
So long Buzz, you won't be missed! Joining the likes of Wave, Google's first whack at creating a unified online sharing service will be replaced by the 40 million strong Google+. Better get +1-ing, because all those old Buzz buttons have to go.
Did you have trouble while trying to update your iDevice to iOS 5 yesterday? You aren't alone! In fact, so many people were trying to download the huge files at once that a lot of ISPs were having some major issues.