Iceland will be the first with a government who backs CryptoCurrency. The country is preparing to launch the Auroracoin on the 25th of March. They will be air dropping premined to every citizen eligible and then the remaining 50% of the coins will be mined by computers. The current Icelandic Krona has been inflating at an uncontrollable rate and it's almost worthless so the Auroracoin is Icelands answer.
A new leak coming from Edward Snowden exposes an surveillance program headed by the NSA and GCHQ that was successful in capturing webcam images from yahoo conversations. This program is said to be collecting info from terrorists and spies but the truth is that millions of innocent people have had their privacy violated by these two organizations. Even more important are the potential possibilities for future violations due to the storage of theses images collected and their use along with facial recognition software.
Optic Nerve Snaps Up Your Webcam Images
Your done with Facebook and Google. Account wiped, history clear, and your personal account is completely removed from the internet. You've done your homework and made sure to cover all the stops. Your online presence is just a little smaller and your sticking it to the giants causing all the problems. Or so you thought.
Big Brother Is Not Who You Think
You carry it around with you everyday. You'll turn home if you've realized you've forgotten it. Even if that means you'll be late for work and threaten multiple on the way there as you try to make up time. You spend a ton of time on it but your cell phone could actually have a larger impact on your life than you think if your not careful. Actually, even if your careful.
Your Cell Holds All Your Secrets
The Olympics are coming to Brazil next and with the World Cup just around the corner the country seems to be worse off than Russia. Many protesters have vowed to make sure of no World Cup after having their homes uprooted to make space and their pockets emptied to pay for the massive event. Hundreds have been arrested and detained, many have been injured and we are still far from the opening game in July.
World Cup Protest
As huge fans of the TV Show Breaking bad it feels fitting to take a break and post up these amazing posters created to embody every episode of Breaking Bad. Have a look...
Artist Zsolt Molnar Creates 62 Breaking Bad Posters
Almost 50 people died yesterday alone in Kiev, Ukraine do to the continued violence between protestors and riot police. Live, lethal ammunition was used by both sides on Thursday creating one of the worst single days of violence in the protests so far. So as a mild true keeps things quiet for now the protestors continue to grow in size and dig in deeper. Most don't see the truce holding as they want a new election immediately and request President Yanukovych steps down immediately. Many of them hold the President accountable for ordering much of the violence in the capital in order to hold his position.
Recent Protest Photos From The Heart Of Ukraine
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