If you stopped reading The Washington Post when the newspaper declared war on your AdBlock earlier this month, Bezos and Zuckerberg might have just found a way to draw you back into the fold: Today, the Post announced that it’ll begin publishing 100% of its stories as Facebook Instant Articles .
In January of 2014, a company called Playdek launched a Kickstarter promising a spiritual successor to one of my favorite games, Final Fantasy Tactics. It made $660,126. I really wish I hadn’t backed it.
Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony are among several movie giants taking legal action to have the world’s largest pirate sites blocked in Norway. In a lawsuit targeting 11 local ISPs and eight pirate site operators – including Pirate Bay founder Fredrik Neij – the studios are demanding a nationwide subscriber blockade.
Following last week’s raid on The Pirate Bay many sites appeared claiming to have brought the site back to life. While that was to be expected, the site that has gained the most traction is now deliberately lying to the press and faking user uploads to give the impression that leading uploaders support them.