DivX Announces Plans to Shut Down Stage6.com

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DivX, Inc., a digital media company, today announced that the Company will cease operation of its Stage6.com video service on February 28, 2008. Following an exploration of strategic options that began in July 2007, the...

Hackers Shut Down Pennsylvania's Government Web Site

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Hackers infiltrated Pennsylvania's government Web site on Friday, forcing administrators to shut down nearly the entire site for several hours. Hackers broke into the pages of the departments of Labor and Industry, Education, and Military...

Demonoid Possibly Shut Down by the CRIA

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As of now it is still unsure what exactly happened, but the popular Dutch news site nu.nl reports that the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) is responsible for the downtime. Websites such as TorrentFreak contacted...

Elton John Wants To Shut Down the Internet

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POP legend Sir Elton John wants the internet CLOSED DOWN. Never one to keep his opinions to himself, the Rocket Man has waded into cyberspace with all guns blazing. He claims it is destroying good...

Brazil Court Orders YouTube to Shut Down

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Daniela Cicarelli and boyfriend Tato Malzoni have sex in shallow water on a public beach. The scene is filmed. Did I mention that Cicarelli is a model and Ronaldo's (the soccer player) ex-wife? So of...

Feds Shut Down Spyware Operation

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An operation that allegedly installed illegal spyware on computers will give more than $2 million to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint. The FTC has obtained a settlement order against Enternet Media, Conspy &...

Tiscali Juke Box Shut Down

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Internet firm Tiscali has suspended its music sharing Juke Box and accused the European recording industry of being "virtually impossible to work with". It took the move after it was told to remove the service's...

Asheron's Call 2 to be Shut Down

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The MMORPG Asheron's Call 2 will be permanently shut down on December 30th, says developer and publisher Turbine Entertainment, citing a lack of profitability. With the annoucement, the original Asheron's Call will outlive its...

Feds Shut Down Web Site, Probe Bank Scam

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Investigators are trying to find the source of a phony site, purportedly from the FDIC, that tries to trick recipients into giving up personal financial data. Federal investigators are seeking the source of...

Kazaa Lite shut down

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The Kazaa Lite K++ project has been shut down by Sharman Networks on grounds of copyright infringement. The project, which had been set up to block spy and ad ware within the...

CD players glued shut to stop piracy

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Epic Records has taken a drastic step to prevent two new albums from being pirated online before their official release; sealing or gluing the reviewers portable CD players shut and gluing headphones onto them to...

Gamers shut out by Passport switch

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Thanks to Andy Tolson for sending this in. Online game players using Microsoft's Zone site complained of persistent problems accessing the service Tuesday, as Microsoft required all users to switch to its Passport...

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