What’s a warrant canary?

Throughout the 20th century, miners used canaries to protect themselves from carbon monoxide poisoning. When the bird stopped moving, it was time to get out!. Similarly, warrant canaries are meant to protect you from private companies who might suddenly be coerced by...

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DMCA Notices: How Hollywood’s Lawyers Find You

Let's preface this by stating, unequivocally, that there are thousands of legitimate reasons to download a torrent. Have you ever downloaded a movie online? An album? Just a song? Was it through a source like iTunes, where you paid a fee for the download? How about a...

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