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2013-01-11 05:02:41

Files4Food, a new not for profit file sharing service, aims to give away one meal to a child in need for every file shared using their service. Singapore (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Countering the bad reputation that is commonly tied with file sharing services, Files4Food launches today 10 Jan 2013 and aims to reverse the "bad rap" by doing something good (feeding a child) whenever a file is shared through its service. Imagine being able to help feed a child in poverty, all by sharing a file...

movie pirates
2012-11-29 13:26:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The online piracy debate is not a new one. People have been swapping movies, music and software for many years. As technology progressed, connections became faster and files became easier to share and piracy became less of a problem and more of an epidemic. While record labels and film studios argue that piracy is actually taking money from their pockets, the pirates themselves often argue that music and movie execs should...

New Kim Dotcom Site Gets Slammed By Hackers, Government
2012-11-07 14:36:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As it turns out, not everyone is as ecstatic to see the return of Mr. Kim Schmitz Dotcom and his file sharing/storage company. Dotcom has only recently announced the newest iteration of his multimillion dollar web service which has raised the ire of the FBI and Hollywood by allegedly facilitating copyright infringement. Called Me.ga, Dotcom and pals say this new service will sidestep any nasty legal issues by using encrypted...

Kim Dotcom Is Back With MegaUpload Sequel
2012-11-02 08:02:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, Kim Schmitz, the man who calls himself Kim Dotcom, announced the domain for his new, supposedly 100% legal file sharing service “Mega.” Earlier this month, the Austrian-turned-Kiwi announced the resurrection of Megaupload, the file sharing service which peeved off the American FBI and Hollywood by allegedly allowing users to share copyrighted material with one another. With Mega, Mr. Dotcom and...

Irish ISP Blocks The Pirate Bay...Or Did They
2012-10-25 10:03:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online UPC, an Irish Internet Service Provider (or ISP) is having some trouble explaining itself this week. Torrent hungry UPC users began noticing a block on peer to peer sharing site The Pirate Bay on Monday. Instead of the site they were used to seeing, users saw a notice from UPC which read “The Pirate Bay has been blocked. The website you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Further to a request from IRMA, the Irish...

Megaupload Is Back As Mega
2012-10-19 09:13:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As it turns out, you can´t keep an eccentric Austrian-turned-Kiwi millionaire down. Though he´s facing the full force of the FBI and entertainment industries for operating Megaupload, a file sharing service, Kim Schmitz (who later had his name changed to Kim Dotcom) is planning to get back into the business. Mr. Dotcom has obviously found a few spare minutes in between handling his legal affairs, heading in and out...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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