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Online Pirates and Anarchists

4y ago


NOTE: If you are looking for more information about the private "Animal Advice" video, please see: Netherlands passes Net Neutrality Law Netherlands orders IPs to block The Pirate Bay Group claiming to be Anonymous attacks Virgin for blocking Pirate Bay, Pirate Bay calls act censorship Pirate Bay experimenting with serving files from overhead drones \ HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' is On Track To Become the Most Pirated Show Of 2012 Despite prerelease pirating fears over The Avengers, Disney's smashes box office records Quantum Teleportation Achieved across 100 Kilometers (~60miles) Quantum Teleportation explainer Printable 3D solidworks schematics for Warhamer Dreadnought Also see Rocketboom's interview with Maker Bot 3D Printer extraordinaire, Bre Pettis Grey Goo Summary: Netherlands begins enforcing historical Net Neutrality Law. The next day, court pulls rug out: IPs ordered to block access to The Pirate Bay. Group claiming to be Anonymous attacks Virgin for blocking The Pirate Bay as ordered. Pirate Bay calls attacks against Virgin censorship. Meanwhile, Pirates looking beyond Earth to assume legal activity. Also Meanwhile, HBO's Game of Thrones on track to become most pirated show of ALL time (HBO is not making it available online to most people in the world.) But Avengers breaks records, sells $200M despite early bit torrent release. China researchers making headway with teleporting information far distances without the need to travel through the distance, useful for encryption (and for horses) With 3D printers gaining momentum, lawyers and judges will be freaking out (making a lot $) over copyright laws surrounding physical materials. World could eat itself. See also: Keghan Hurst: ‪‬ Rocketboom on Twitter: ‪‬ Rocketboom on Facebook: ‪‬ **Update May 20, 2014: This video will be removed from YouTube in the near future. Would you like to host a copy on your channel? Soon, Rocketboom will be starting anew and all archives from 2004 through 2013 will be deleted. If this is an episode you would like to see remain free and openly available to the public, we'll consider sending you a free copy to host on your YouTube channel with a simple agreement. Please contact us at for more information.