Google mahnt YouTube-mp3 ab
YouTube-mp3 – Philip
A few days ago we have received a cease and desist letter from Harris Cohen who is one of YouTube lawyers. Google is accusing us to threaten your safety and wanted us to close this service. If we wouldn’t comply they threatened to sue us. Unfortunately Google has just blocked all of our servers from accessing YouTube so we had to disable all conversion functionality.
Youtube geht gegen MP3-Konvertierungsdienst vor – ist das Downloaden trotzdem legal?
Wilde Beuger Solmecke Rechtsanwälte – Christian Solmecke
Es gibt tatsächlich einen Passus in den Nutzungsbedingungen, der die Konvertierung von Youtube-Inhalten in ein speicherbares Format, z.B. als MP3 Datei, untersagt.
Police, lobbyists defeat bill to regulate license-plate scanners
Center for Investigative Reporting – G.W. Schulz
Under pressure from law enforcement lobbyists and private industry, a California lawmaker has abandoned his effort to restrict how personal information on the whereabouts of drivers generated from high-tech license-plate scanners can be collected and stored in a database.
State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, proposed the bill in March after California Watch reported that a private company had stockpiled more than a half-billion records on drivers from the license-plate readers.
PTA’s alleged persistent pursuit of a URL filtration and blocking system is not acceptable
Bolo Bhi – Sana Saleem
We received information from a reliable source that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued a notification to other government departments announcing the installation of a filtering system. This has in turn been sent to some IT companies. As citizens concerned about internet freedom and free flow of information, this unconfirmed news is of grave concern to us.
Spoofing the European Parliament – An Analysis of the Repurposing of Legitimate Content in Targeted Malware Attacks
On June 15, 2012, a malicious email with the subject “FW: the new decision of EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT about tibetan human right in China” was sent to over 80 unique email addresses, targeting individuals active in the Tibetan rights community.