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  • FTC charges game developer with misusing money raised on Kickstarter

    A project developer who raised more than US$122,800 on Kickstarter to create a new board game has been charged by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with using the money for personal equipment, moving expenses, rent and licenses for a separate project.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 05:17
  • Kickstarter suspends Anonabox Tor router project

    Kickstarter <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/augustgermar/anonabox-a-tor-hardware-router?ref=nav_search">has suspended the crowdfunding campaign</a> of a Tor-enabling wireless router that gained widespread media attention as a privacy device for the masses but left others questioning its legitimacy.

    Written by Lucas Mearian18 Oct. 14 07:49
  • Tiny Anonabox to offer online anonymity through Tor

    A startup is offering a tiny wireless router to users who want their anonymity protected by first encrypting and then routing their traffic over the Tor network.

    Written by Lucas Mearian14 Oct. 14 06:01
  • FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to create explicit rules that tell broadband providers what traffic management techniques they can and cannot use if the agency has any hope of enforcing its proposed net neutrality rules, some advocates told the agency Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross20 Sept. 14 05:20
  • Net neutrality advocates plan slow-lane protest

    Several high-profile websites -- including Kickstarter, Etsy, Reddit, Mozilla and Meetup -- will display spinning-wheel icons next Wednesday in an attempt to show visitors the Internet slow lanes they say will appear if the U.S. Federal Communications Commission doesn't pass strong net neutrality regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Sept. 14 05:34