Have you ever wondered where your favorite movie was filmed? Many times, we see the beautiful scenery and cool sets, but then don’t give a second thought to the places where the movies happened. However, if you want to know a little more about some of the filming locations for the most popular movies out… Continue reading Where your favorite geeky movies were filmed
Never has a internet company had so much information about its users. Facebook knows your friends. They know where you go in real life and online. They know who you hang out with, who you talk to, what interests you, and they have a database of pictures of you that the FBI would die to… Continue reading Is Facebook creating its own demise by building a moat around the castle?
The French were not able to maintain their 75% tax on the super rich, so now they’re aiming for the super, super, super rich by going after companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Their latest scheme: an Internet tax that will affect those collecting personal data from French citizens. This concept emerged late last week… Continue reading With socialism failing in France, they look to internet tax to balance their load
France made waves in the P2P industry by implementing a controversial graduated response program in 2010 that was designed to reduce the amount of illegal downloads by establishing progressively-harsher penalties on file sharers. The results were strong, as shown in Hadopi’s report, with file-sharing activities traffic slashed by two-thirds in 2011. However, the goal of… Continue reading Piracy cut in half in France, yet music and movie revenues fell
Four Twitter accounts critical of French President Nicolas Sarkozy were suspended yesterday, just a week after the many started his own account to help with his re-election efforts. The accounts, satirical in nature based upon their Tweets, were allegedly reported by Sarkozy or someone acting on his authority according to Kaboul.fr who operated @_nicolassarkozy who… Continue reading Why @NicolasSarkozy should either scold Twitter for their actions or leave the site himself #NS2012