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  • Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online “Anti-harassment Task Force”
    By on January 21, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments


    AmiMoJo writes: On Friday, developer and doxing victim Zoe Quinn launched an online “anti-harassment task force” toolset, staffed by volunteers familiar with such attacks, to assist victims of a recent swell of “doxing” and “swatting” attacks. The Crash Override site, built by Quinn and game developer Alex Lifschitz, offers free services from “experts in information security, white hat hacking, PR, law enforcement, legal, threat monitoring, and counseling” (more…)



  • Cycling anti-doping panel named
    By on January 16, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    UCI president Brian Cookson names a war crimes investigator on a panel tasked with investigating doping in cycling.

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  • Zynga Sues EA For ‘Anti-competitive’ Practices
    By on September 16, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “In early August, Electronic Arts sued Zynga for allegedly copying EA’s Sims Social game. Zynga has now launched a counterattack, suing EA for ‘anticompetitive and unlawful business practices, including legal threats and demands for no-hire agreements.’ The company also accuses EA of copying a Zynga game called YoVille. Zynga has also demanded a jury trial to settle EA’s claims.”

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  • Chicago Erects Anti-LeBron Billboard [PIC]
    By on May 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    With the Bulls and Heat set to square off in the Eastern Finals this weekend, the city of Chicago decided to poke fun at Lebron James with this billboard….

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  • Anti-AIDS gel could prevent 1.1 million cases
    By on September 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Last week, at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, a research team made headline news around the world for its research on a vaginal gel that promises a breakthrough in slowing the spread of both the genital herpes virus and HIV/AIDS.

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  • The Anti-Wrinkle Diet
    By on August 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There’s plenty you can do, short of surgery, to reduce signs of aging. The key? Pampering your skin’s inner structure, the collagen and elastin fibers that keep your face looking firm.

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  • Valve Apologizes For 12,000 Erroneous Anti-Cheating Bans
    By on July 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Earlier this week, there were reports that large numbers of Modern Warfare 2 players on Steam were getting erroneously banned by Valve’s Anti-Cheat software. While such claims are usually best taken with a grain of salt, the quantity and suddenness caused speculation that Valve’s software wasn’t operating correctly. A few days later, Valve president Gabe Newell sent out an email acknowledging that roughly 12,000 players had been inappropriately banned (more…)

  • VLC 1.1 Forced To Drop Shoutcast Due To AOL Anti-OSS Provision
    By on June 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The folks over at VideoLAN are in the process of releasing version 1.1.0 of VLC, and one of the major changes is the removal of SHOUTcast, a media-streaming module from AOL-owned Nullsoft. “During the last year, the VLC developers have received several injunctions by e-mail from employees at AOL, asking us to either comply to a license not compatible with free software or remove the SHOUTcast capability in VLC.” Within the license is a clause prohibiting (more…)

  • Video Report Card Ripped Up, Anti-Gaming Group Closes Doors
    By on November 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The National Institute on Media and the Family, the anti-gaming organization behind the MediaWatch Video Game Report Card, has closed its doors.

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  • World Anti-Doping Agency wants answers for Agassi drug case
    By on October 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency wants tennis authorities to shed light on Andre Agassi’s admission that he used a banned drug and escaped a suspension by blaming his positive test on a spiked drink.

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