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Al Jazeera Broadcasting Live in HD

Al Jazeera, a well respected news source based out of Doha, has always had some sort of live streaming capability for some time now. Recently, however, Al Jazeera has stepped up their services by providing Al Jazeera in 720p HD using YouTube. Al Jazeera is one of the best sources currently streaming valuable and informative live coverage of the events in Egypt and Tahrir Square. Click here for AlJazeera... read more

Homeland Security seizes sites streaming the Super Bowl

So it seems that just before the Super Bowl began airing, a number of sites and domains were seized by Homeland Security. What does this have to do with Homeland Security and not the FCC, FBI, or any other obviously applicable institutions? We’re still not sure. Among the “culprits” were:,, and Each site was/is now hosting only the image posted... read more

Netflix to stream more recently released movies

According to the New York Times – Media Decoder… The common complaint about the streaming read more

PeerBlock: your anti-snooping program…

This program is typically meant to guard against prying eyes when downloading anything through p2p (peer to peer) services (especially torrent services). Torrents have gained popularity as a relatively simple replacement to the old methods of file sharing… like the infamous Napster (now there’s a word I haven’t typed in years), gnutella, limewire, bearshare… and many many more. If... read more