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British athletes hit by latest hacked data dump


More athlete confidential files have been released by the hackers responsible for cracking into the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) servers and stealing away medical records. Although it appeared that the hack at first targeted U.S. athletes exclusively, now they’ve released files on several British Olympians too. It appears now that …

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Periscoping Olympics fans hit with takedown notices from IOC


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is forgoing its usual peer to peer attacks this time around and instead is focusing on live streams. It’s having particular difficulty with halting those who are rebroadcasting footage from the games via Periscope, but it’s sending out hundreds of takedown notices anyway. As much …

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Attempting to stop Olympic Piracy

NBC Olympics

While many users around the world, including those at home in the UK will have no problem watching the Olympics and its opening ceremony,  US viewers will need to be cable subscribers to watch the bought and paid for footage on NBC. Understandably the network is keen for people to …

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