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Tuesday: March 2, 2010

Hacking popular ticket sites may land you with several unfriendly charges.Hacking popular ticket sites may land you with several unfriendly charges.

What kind of charges you ask? Well there is conspiracy, wire fraud and unauthorized computer access for starters. According to the source article that wire fraud charge carries a twenty year prison sentence.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:00 AM | Tags (13) | hackers | tickets | ticketmaster | profit | concerts | music | yahoo | hacking | charges | conspiracy | wire | fraud | prison |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

Pirating an unreleased Nintendo game? That'll cost you a million and change.Pirating an unreleased Nintendo game? That'll cost you a million and change.

'The legal proceeding resulted in a settlement in which the individual will pay to Nintendo the sum of 1.5 million (Australian) dollars by way of damages to compensate Nintendo for the loss of sales revenue caused by the individual's actions,' it said in a statement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 6:32 AM | Tags (8) | australia | damages | gaming | lawsuit | mario | piracy | revenue | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Behold, the great Google doodle triforce conspiracy.Behold, the great Google doodle triforce conspiracy.

Several Doodles appear to have a symbol in it which looks very much like a Triforce – this could be an easter egg or an artist’s signature, and a hidden reference to the Nintendo Classic Zelda game, where the Triforce appeared.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:35 AM | Tags (6) | google | link | triforce | conspiracy | doodles | logo |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Swedish software firm looking to turn Pirate Bay into legal content provider.Swedish software firm looking to turn Pirate Bay into legal content provider.

'We would like to introduce models which entail that content providers and copyright owners get paid for content that is downloaded via the site,' said Global Gaming Chief Executive Hans Pandeya in a statement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (7) | copyright | industry | legit | movies | music | piracy | piratebay |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Looks like the Pirate Bay won't be getting a retrial anytime soon.Looks like the Pirate Bay won't be getting a retrial anytime soon.

In denying the appeal, the court conceded that Judge Norstrom should have declared from the outset he was a member of the copyright groups, according to reports.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:01 PM | Tags (5) | appeal | piracy | piratebay | software | trial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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