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PETA turns to porn for animal rights – yes, graphic footage included

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UPDATE [29/08/2013]: We have updated the article in order to take issue with Google Adsense saying that an image is considered pornographic material. We consider it isn’t, given the fact that it was an actual ad for PETA found on Flickr back in 2011. There is nudity – which apparently goes against Adsense’s policies – but it’s not adult material. Like I said, this was an ad for PETA. However, we […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 37: Kicking in the Front Seat

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We’re back with a new episode, and while the tech industry is at a standstill, the Internet gets a red-light district, and the Zune bids adieu. Meanwhile, the week has been dominated by security flaw after security flaw, and Rebecca Black infects our Chris’ mind with the weekend. We also wonder why 13-year olds are driving cars, and Internet Explorer 9 is finally out – and Stewart hates it. Why? […]

The web’s “red light district” – ICANN appoves .xxx domain

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Image: Elliot Moore/Flickr The internet is to get a little bit dirtier, or cleaner, depending on where you stand. ICAAN, the body who regulates the domain names (such as our name, techgeek.com.au), has approved the creation of a new top-level domain name .xxx. Two members were reported to have abstained, according to Domain Name Wire. The .xxx domain’s approval has been controversial, with many board members spoke out against the […]

Morning Briefing: Tuesday 21 December

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Tuesday 21 December, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at techgeek.com.au. Here’s what we are watching: Motorola is said to be showing off a new tablet at CES, according to a new teaser video released by the company. It’s said to be competing against the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The UK is debating a way […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 21: We dropped the cable

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Okay, we get it. We fail at comedy. Don’t get your knickers in a twist. We discuss the Wikileaks saga, the fact that Porn aims to be the next Google in stealing your private data and that Apple tries to push a dead social network with a dead celebrity. Yep, and while I’m so going to get angry emails from Michael Jackson fans, Tom is going to get emails from […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #6: We don’t need sex to create a scandal

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Turns out, to create a scandal, we don’t need to have a sexual relationship. However, we get a little bit sidetrack with the NBN to talk about that story. Yes, the NBN. We ranted about the NBN – that’s a first. We also talk about a new FaceTime video sex service and is Android getting a new gaming platform for Android? Anyway, we also introduce to the podcast the lead […]

It’s official, .xxx domains get the go ahead from ICANN

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Porn, get ready for your own industry-specific top-level domain (TLD) name. ICANN has today announced that it has approved the controversial .xxx domain, which will be specifically used to host sites that are within the porn industry; just like .aero is for the air-travel business and .org is for organisations. “It’s been a long time coming, but I’m excited about the fact that .xxx will soon become a reality. This […]

Porn to get its own .xxx domain option

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ICANN, the organisation that oversees all domain names and registrations – including the familiar dot-com – is expected to give the go ahead for the controversial .xxx top-level domain (TLD) for websites containing pornography. According to an ICAAN attorney talking to Reuters; despite initially against such a proposal, members of the board have argued that the creation on the basis to maintain neutrality in dealing with assignations. If calls are […]

iPhone hack makes running Android a reality

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I bet you, as readers on techgeek.com.au, that you wish that you want to experience the magic of Android – a phone where you can run almost any application that you want, especially those “porn apps” that the CEO of Apple said that you aren’t going to get on the iPhone (unless you use Safari, almost any restriction is bypassed with Safari). Well, now you can – without ever leaving […]

Porn “morally acceptable” than piracy in NZ

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NEWS IN BRIEF: A New Zealand poll conducted by UMR Research found that watching porn online while married is “morally acceptable” than downloading copyrighted material. Asking 1000 New Zealanders, 21 percent of the respondents believed that it was acceptable for a married person to watch porn without telling their spouse (and it has been made easier to hide it because of new private browsing modes on all of the browsers). […]

Japanese mobile network takes pounding from porn downloads

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Pornography downloads is said to be straining the US$74 billion, next generation wireless network in Japan, as many users opt to download their pornography on their mobiles, instead of using their PCs, because many have unlimited download caps. According to Bloomberg, for unlimited Internet access, users would have to pay 6,300 yen (or US$66) a month on NTT DoCoMo. But because of the increasing use of downloading porn on your […]

China arrests 28 people over porn crackdown

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Chinese Police have said that they have arrested 28 people on its expanding crackdown on internet pornography and other content that has been deemed as “vulgar”; with authorities vowing that there would be no “flash in the pan” during the crackdown. It has resulted in 46,000 pornographic and “vulgar” materials being removed, and 29 criminal cases; according to state-run news agency Xinhua. Xinhua is also reporting that it had blocked […]


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