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Wildlife Traffickers Are Illegally Selling Animal Parts on Facebook, Advocates Say

    (WASHINGTON) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that …

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China Escalates Efforts to Shut Down Unauthorized VPNs

China Escalates Efforts to Shut Down Unauthorized VPNs

In spite of an earlier denial, the Chinese government has tightened its grip on the Internet, stepping up efforts against netizens’ access to unsupervised connections, including those via virtual private networks (VPNs) halfway through its 14-month-long crackdown nationwide. VPNs are third-party services that help bypass the so-called Great Firewall, installed …

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OBITUARY: Microsoft Paint dead at 32

OBITUARY: Microsoft Paint dead at 32

Johannesburg – Dearly beloved, we once again gather to mourn the loss of our dear friend and only form of computer entertainment in the 1980s – software Microsoft Paint, aka Paintbrush, at the age of 32. We are gathered here in the presence early Windows users and image editing noobs. For …

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