Indies vs. Pirates / the dark side of politics

German swarm intelligence based new party ‘Die Piraten’ (pirates), published a study, stating artists incomes increased by 30% since 1995, and therefore imply that online piracy did not harm any artists at all.┬áThis comes at no surprise, as Die Piraten mainly focus on web related topics for their programme. Now the German Association for Independent…

Hacker attack German collecting society GEMA

‘Sorry, this site is not available (not only) in your county, as it links to a company that failed to establish the necessary rights of freedom to anonymous’… reads a splash page that appears if you try to open the website of GEMA. Reffering to their quarrel with youtube, hacker network anonymous started a┬áDenial-of-Service-attack, that…