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MLA "Operation Boomerang" ad footage used by Aussie Farms: MLA threatens suit

The over the top Operation Boomerang ad for Australia's Meat and Livestock Association featuring Lambassador Sam Kekovich and celebrities like Lee Lin Chin has been recycled by an anima

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Stolen App shuts down, it barely began.

Stolen was an app-game of sorts, where much like trading baseball cards, you could collect, trade and frankly steal someone else's twitter profile.

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Twitter sued for "knowingly permitting" ISIS on social network

Despite what some anonymous commenters have said here when we've mentioned ISIS using twitter as a tool to recruit and communicate, namely that this is " right wing propaganda", we know better.

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Twitter sued for copyright infringement & for ignoring DMCA takedown requests

The recent rumblings about the Twitter copyright Infringement Report feature, and possibly overzealous removals of tweets such as

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Street artists sue celebrity Church "Vous" for copyright infringement

In Miami, eight street artists who donated their talent to paint striking murals at Jose de Diego, a struggling middle school in Wynwood, have filed suit against a church for copyright infringement.

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My Talking Tom children's game has sex ads appear in it

Twice now, the creators of 'My Talking Tom' smartphone app have drawn complaints for serving ads with inappropriate images of semi nude and nude women, coupled with explicit wording.

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Trump has Jeb Bush's domain name and redirects it to his own site.

It looks like the race to become President of the United states has already gotten way out of hand, http://jebbush.com now directs to https://www.donaldjtrump.com/, as the Republican candidates duke it out online.

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Swedish mag tweets job ad seeking anyone but white males - gets reported to Discrimination Ombudsman

Nöjesguiden the hip city magazine tweeted out their hunt for some new film & music reviewers here, archived here, adding "Note: white males declined".

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Princess Leia / Carrie Fischer urges people to "get a life" instead of being offended over a Lord's Prayer ad

General Leia, that is Carrie Fischer, was not pleased when she heard about the "LordsPrayer" advert being "banned" from showing before airings of Star Wars 7.

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Yahoo stops some users accessing their emails in ad-block arms race

Yahoo has confirmed that it is preventing some people from accessing their emails if they are using ad-blocking software in their browser. They said that they're testing a "new product experience" in the US.

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