Eric Erikson

Eric Erikson

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Similar to how you can use leftover corn cobs to make corn cream, you can also use them to make a flavorful, savory stock that can be used in tons of soups, stews, or anything else that calls for stock.You ll get every last tasty bit from your cobs before tossing them out.You can use either cobs leftover from grilled corn at a summer BBQ or cobs you ve cut the kernels off of for salad or other dishes.Just simmer the cobs in water with a couple pinches of salt for about an hour.Your stock will have a delicate corn flavor and a yellow color.You can use it in any dish where you would normally use stock or water, from soup or chowder to risotto or polenta.
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To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed.Deep beneath the ocean s surface, scientists have spotted for the first time a living ghost fish, an eel-like creature in the family of Aphyonidae.The roughly four-inch long fish has eerie white skin and a tadpole-like tail, and was captured on camera on a ridge about 8200 feet underwater in the Pacific.I am sure that this is the first time a fish in this family has ever been seen alive, Bruce Mundy, a fisheries biologist with NOAA, said in the video.This is really an unusual sighting.Mundy added that the find helps scientists answer a question: do these creatures, which have only been found dead before, dwell in the water column, or down near the bottom of the ocean?
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The animated 1960s TV series was right about some aspects of the future video phones, for one thing , but for kitchens, well, we re not quite there yet.The idea of the smart—or connected—home, that is linking appliances to the Internet in order to make life better or easier by, say, allowing you to make sure your garage door is shut even if you re at the office, or keeps your plants watered, is a good first step.Guided cooking is where a heat source and a pot or a sensor in the pot communicate with each other through an app that walks you through a recipe and keeps everything at the right temperature as you cook your way to dinner.Early adopters who have the stomach for a little technological and culinary uncertainty have some interesting options available to them, but the entrepreneurs trying to make these magical kitchens actually happen are in for a slog—getting these kinds of products to market is harder than earning a Michelin star.It connects an induction burner—a countertop device that uses magnetic energy to heat a pan—to an app to a Bluetooth-enabled temperature sensor that looks like a silicone-coated inchworm that crashed into a set of headphones.I had good success cooking chicken breasts, a steak, and some ribs, though I wished for more power when it came time to sear.
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Luftfartsmyndigheten LFV ska skaffa en ny radarstation som kan upptäcka militärplan som flyger utan påslagen transponder över Östersjön.Trafiken av så kallade mörka militärplan – som flyger utan påslagen transponder över Östersjön – har fått svenska LFV att agera.En ny radarstation som gör det möjligt för den civila flygtrafikledningen att se sådana flygplan ska sättas upp i södra Sverige.Det sade generaldirektören för LFV, Olle Sundin, till finska nyhetsbyrån FNB på tisdagen, under Almedalsveckan i Visby:– Vi vill att våra flygledare som har det här ansvarsfulla jobbet och har säkerheten som första uppgift också har maximalt intag av underlag och uppgifter för att fatta beslut på.Stationen kommer att vara någonstans på Blekingelandet , längs kusten.
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Dolmen da Orca, a typical dolmenic structure in western Iberia.Did the narrow passageways to ancient, sacred tombs actually serve as the first telescopes?Research conducted by a team of astronomers suggests so, citing a 6,000-year-old tomb in Portugal as evidence.The study was presented at last week's National Astronomy Meeting in Nottingham, U.K.To arrive at this conclusion, the team looked at how a basic aperture, such as an opening or doorway, might affect the observation and view of slightly fainter stars from the vantage point of the long, narrow entrance passages to ancient stone, or megalithic tombs.Fabio Silva of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, explained that the tombs might have been originally been aligned with Aldebaran, which is the brightest star in the constellation of Taurus.
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Competing with the likes of the Bose QuietComfort 35s, Sennheiser has released its new PXC 550s into the wireless noise-cancelling arena.As well as offering a Bose-beating 30 hours of battery life and NFC pairing, the headphones also feature a touch panel for controlling the headphones.But the PXC 550's coolest feature is their ability to tell when you've taken them off your head, so no more missing a crucial moment in a song when you need to quickly take off your headphones to talk to someone.Noise-cancelling duties are handled by Sennheiser's proprietary NoiseGard technology, and its CapTune app which provides a sound equaliser for use with the headphones.The Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless noise-cancelling headphones will be available in the UK from mid-July for $399 £329.99 .Check out our review of their competitors, the Bose QuietComfort 35
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Battlefield 1 vs Call of Duty: Infinite WarfareBattlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare are heading in vastly different directions this year, favouring different settings, visuals and gameplay styles in order to stand out amongst the array of 2016 shooters.If you re a hardcore fan of either franchise you ve probably already decided on which game to buy, and rightly so, as they are both poised to offer a truly unique experience with some incredible set pieces.To make things easier for the unfamiliar, we ve gone ahead and rounded up all the core differences between Battlefield 1 and Infinite Warfare.It should also be noted that Infinite Warfare special editions will include a remastered version of Modern Warfare, the game that propelled the Call of Duty series to the top of the first-person shooter genre.Infinite Warfare is a completely different affair, thrusting us into the far-flung future to a world filled with intergalactic travel, sci-fi-inspired weapons and evil space terrorism.
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Police forces across the UK have been responsible for at least 2,315 data breaches over the last five years, according to research by Big Brother Watch, prompting concerns about the increasing amount of data they're holding.Titled Safe in Police Hands?the 138-page report is released today after months of requests made by the campaign group under the Freedom of Information Act, covering police forces' breaches of the Data Protection Act from June 2011 to December 2015.According to Big Brother Watch, the results show officers misusing their access to information for financial gain and passing sensitive information to members of organised crime groups .Over the last five years, more than 800 members of staff at police forces accessed personal information without a policing purpose and information was inappropriately shared with third parties more than 800 times .The issues span improper disclosure of information, accessing police systems for non-policing purposes, inappropriate use of data for personal reasons and more, says BBW.
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This is not a spam post, I promise.Kulwanagi is giving away 2 passes to the affiliate marketing conference in Europe.I don't think I'll be able to go so I want to pass it on to you guys.You can see it from here.
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Both phones represent minimal design changes from their predecessors – not necessarily a bad thing, considering they are two of the best-looking handsets on the market.There's also a new "always on" screen function that displays information such as the time and date even when the phone is switched off.One party piece the Apple display does have, though, is 3D Touch – a pressure-sensing display that offers new ways to navigate the phone based on how hard certain icons are pressed.Early fears that the removable memory function wouldn't be compatible with apps have now subsided after Samsung told journalists at the launch they could be safely transferred onto an external card.And while it may be possible to "squeeze enough juice out of the iPhone 6S Plus for a full day s use, Samsung seems more concerned with getting its users through the day than offering the slimmest device possible".The iPhone 6S's hardware seems trumped on paper, then, but Apple could step up its game with the iPhone 7 – a dual camera is rumoured as being on the way, featuring optical zoom capabilities and marking a massive increase in performance.
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Brooklyn Public Library When 3-year-old Serenity first saw her father on the big screen, she rushed up to put both hands on his face, as if preparing for him to hoist her into the air.As Nick Higgins, the library's director of outreach services, recalls, Serenity's father never stopped singing "Itsy Bitsy Spider," even as fellow inmates and guards passed by in the
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ShutterstockPeople are posting fewer photos to Instagram than they did in the app's early days, according to The Information."Between 2013 and 2015, the number of photos shared on average by each Instagram user fell," the report notes, citing "two people briefed on the app s internal"The decline in sharing doesn't mean that Instagram's
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If you scroll through your Facebook News Feed on a given day, chances are you see lots of articles and videos from media publishers.Starting Wednesday, Facebook is going to start showing you more posts from people you're friends with in the News Feed."We've heard from our community that people are still worried about missing important updates from the friends they care about," Facebook said in a statement.Since April 2015, Facebook has ranked outside stories shared by friends higher in the News Feed, according to engineering director Lars Backstrom.More recently, the social network has been prioritizing live videos higher in the News Feed.Now Facebook is getting back to its roots by surfacing more of the original content people post, like photo albums and status updates."For example, if you tend to like photos from your sister, we ll start putting her posts closer to the top of your feed so you won t miss what she posted while you were away."Facebook expects Wednesday's change to potentially reduce how many people see stories from media publishers in the News Feed."The specific impact on your Page s distribution and other metrics may vary depending on the composition of your audience.
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As the company announces a small but significant tweak to its algorithm – showing more content from the friends you care about, and potentially less from pages – it s also explaining the core values that have served as guiding principles behind every improvement to your feed for several years.Friends and family come first First up, Facebook says it prioritizes posts from close friends and family before any other kind of posts.Sometimes that means watching viral video or seeing funny photos, but it seems that even when it s prioritizing posts from close people, Facebook always wants to make sure your feed doesn t get too boring.Facebook says that while it doesn t favor specific types of sources of ideas, showing the stories people most want to see keeps them using the News Feed longer.This is basically things like allowing you to unfollow or hide posts, as well as mark them as see first to prioritize them.
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The dust from the sixth season of Game of Thrones is still settling, but HBO has already offered up some interesting news about the upcoming seventh season of the hit series.The network released the names of the directors that will helm episodes next season, and the list is a mix of returning filmmakers and at least one newcomer to the world of Westeros.Unlike past seasons, the list of directors is only four names long, suggesting that the seventh season will indeed include significantly fewer episodes.The list of directors was announced via Entertainment Weekly.Among the filmmakers attached to helm episodes next season is Alan Taylor, who directed six episodes in the first and second seasons, and also directed 2013 s Marvel Studios sequel Thor: The Dark World and 2015 s sci-fi reboot Terminator Genisys.Also on the list is Jeremy Podeswa, the Emmy nominee who directed two episodes of the series fifth season and the first two episodes of the sixth season — including the fifth-season episode Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken.
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Kuva: REUTERS/Eric ThayerSnapchat on tulossa Windows 10 -puhelimiin, väittää Espanjan Lumia-tuki.Windows 10 -puhelimet saattavat saada erityisesti nuorten suosiman Snapchat-sovelluksen, kertoo Softpedia.Tieto perustuu espanjalaisen Microsoft Insiderin noteeraamaan Twitter-keskusteluun, jossa Microsoftin Lumia-tuki vakuuttaa käyttäjälle Snapchat-sovelluksen olevan tulossa ja "työn alla Snapchatilla työskentelevien ystäviemme kanssa".Väitteeseen kannattaa suhtautua kuitenkin tietyllä epäluulolla.Snapchat poistatti Windowsin sovelluskaupasta epävirallisen 6snap-appsin, joka mahdollisti palvelun käyttämisen Windows-puhelimilla.6snapin tekijä Rudy Huyn väitti tuolloin Softpedialle Snapchatin vihaavan Microsoftia ja estävänsä palvelunsa toimimisen Microsoft-laitteilla.
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When revealing the revamped Apple TV, Apple CEO Tim Cook bullishly claimed the future of television is apps .Which is fine, but that was also the present of television at the time, if you owned a smart TV or rival telly box.Its smartphones and tablets have far more properly good apps than rival systems.As it turns out, there s a lot of junk to fish through on the Apple TV App Store, but plenty of gems, too.Note: all apps are universal, working across your iOS devices, unless otherwise stated.iTunes Movie Trailers otherwise provides an efficient and usable means to feast your eyes on upcoming films.
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Audio savants claim that these headphones, which are defined by an impedance rating of around 25 ohms or above, offer a more dynamic and expressive level of sound quality that will add a new dimension to your music.In short, they're constructed to create less distortion and maintain an audio file's integrity better than a lower impedance pair of headphones can.Unfortunately it's not as simple as just buying a pair of high-impedance headphones and plugging them into your portable music player – you'll need to carefully consider the rest of your equipment if you want to hear a difference between the expensive, audiophile-grade equipment and your run-of-the-mill set of cans.Audio manufacturers, cognizant of the fact that Hi-Res audio hasn't caught on the same way HD Television has, generally steer clear of high-impedance headphones unless they're going for the upscale, audiophile market.There are many of these that exist for traditional Hi-Fi setups such as the Beyerdynamic A1 headphone amp, and increasingly manufacturers are producing compact versions that can be used with both a home and mobile setup.If you're someone who doesn't mind a lack of clarity – or willing to settle for much more subtle indicators of sound quality – then it's probably best to hold off on the high-end headphones and amps.
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Millions of Americans are stunned that the U.S. Men s National Team only came in fourth place in the Copa America soccer tournament.Who cares about all that when you will soon be able to put stickers on you photos courtesy of Twitter?Yes, if the recent release of new emojis wasn t enough to liven up how you communicate via social media, Twitter s got you covered with stickers.Check it out…By the way, from what we can tell, no elephants were harmed during the stickering of that photo.Middle Innings:And The Hacks Keep On Coming…: First, it was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had his very rarely used Twitter account hacked earlier this month.Quora also told The Next Web that it believes Pichai s account wasn t hacked via a vulnerability in its security system, but that the group exploited previous password leaks to get into Pichai s account.One Down, More To Go?Barrett Lyon, who owned a Tesla Model S, one of Tesla s original roadsters, and a Model X, wasn t too happy with how the Model X turned out, and sued Tesla to take the car back under California s Lemon Laws designed to protect consumers who buy what turn out to be bad cars.Lyon claimed that the Model X had bum doors that opened and closed on their own,  a self-parking feature didn t work like it should and an auto-pilot feature that proved dangerous when it rained.Financial terms weren t disclosed, but it appears that Tesla quietly agreed to take the car back and settle Lyon s suit.The English players go home to face the Brexit fallout, while Iceland, which probably has the best Twitter fans in tournament, plays host France in the quarterfinals on Sunday, July 3.Sign up for the 60-Second Business Break newsletter at www.siliconvalley.com.Photo: Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.
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Från att ha ägnat sig åt insidan och utveckla operativsystemet Android ska företaget enligt uppgift vara på gång med en egentillverkad mobil.Det handlar om mobiler som är märkta exempelvis LG, Huawei och Google Nexus men som inte tillverkas av Google.Men enligt uppgifter till brittiska The Telegraph pågår nu en diskussion med mobiloperatörer om att Google planerar släppa en egen mobil i slutet av året.Och intresset för mobilmarknaden har varit tydligt det senaste året.Tidigare i år anställdes Rick Osterloh, tidigare vd på Motorola för att just leda en hårdvaruenhet samtidigt som Sundar Pichai, Googles vd, för bara en månad sedan sa att Google skulle ägna mer kraft åt mobiler.Jag tror att de försöker få större kontroll, mer som Apple, säger Ben Wood, analytiker på CCS Insight till The Telegraph.
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In our quest to grow online ranking, traffic and leads, conferences like the 2016 MNSearch Summit help to guide us to these goals.Afternoon Keynote: The State of SearchSpeakers: Rand Fishkin, Wizard of Moz and Wil Reynolds, Founder of Seer InteractiveTime: 1:40pmStrategizing to help our clients reach their ranking and organic traffic objectives is where we specialize: we re not called TopRank Marketing for nothing.Valuing Moments that Matter – The Future of AttributionSpeaker: Stefan Schnabl, Product Manager at GoogleTime: 4pmOne of the highest priorities for digital marketers is the ability to attribute KPIs ie: traffic, inquiries, and behaviors to marketing investments.Beyond identifying ROI, attribution is essential in helping us to understand which channels, messaging and tactics perform best.In this session, Schnabl dives into why attribution matters and illustrates how it can be executed to improve customer value and business success.In this session, Henshaw covers commonly-missed on-page and technical optimization opportunities, including issues related to robots.txt, Information Architecture IA , and HTML semantic elements.
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He added there are no scores for RankBrain — although he did say he will continue saying what Google has said in the past, that RankBrain is a ranking factor, even though it has no score like page speed, Panda, Penguin and other ranking signals may have.AMP, Assistants & BotsDanny Sullivan asked Gary Illyes to tell SEOs something they should prepare for in the upcoming year or so.He said that AMP is going to be big, and SEOs and webmasters should think now about getting ready for AMP.Currently, Google s search results for desktop and mobile use the same index and almost all of the same ranking signals.HTTPS AdoptionGary Illyes said that 34 percent of the Google index is now HTTPS — which is a very big growth trend for HTTPS.He also strongly recommended that webmasters consider migrating their websites from HTTP to HTTPS sooner, rather than later.
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In practice, it feels a bit like a one-player MOBA multiplayer online battle arena game like League of Legends, or Vainglory for the iOS faithful.Choose wisely: you ve only got eight card slots, and building an effective deck that suits your play style can take a lot of trial and error.The catchYou ll consistently get new cards and currency via chests, but they take time to unlock—and you don t earn any more when your four slots are filled.And what makes it an especially brilliant freemium game is the total lack of play restrictions.I m always wary of a free-to-play model used for multiplayer games, because the appeal tends to evaporate when you realize that big spenders can pay for competitive advantages.Every day, there are new cards that you can buy outright, whether you re grabbing a rare or epic card for the first time or buying duplicates used to upgrade each card s capabilities.
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Amazon has updated its entry-level Kindle e-reader, squeezing the already-thin device into an ever more wafer-like form, as well as reducing the weight.We know what you re thinking - the Kindle was never heavy or chunky to begin with - but let s face it, even a tiny increase in portability is better than nothing.And less strain on your pocket seams isn t the only reason you might want to invest in the new model.It s also sporting a few brand new features.You can now export any notes you make, or passages you highlight, as a PDF it appears this feature may be coming to older Kindles via a software update in the near future ; and there s wireless Bluetooth audio support too.Instead, the Kindle itself will pair with a Bluetooth headset or speaker.
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The Muse, a job search website aimed at millennials, has raised a further $16 million as it looks to push out into more markets.Before today, the company had raised almost $13 million, so the latest funding takes its total investment to around the $29 million mark.The latest Series B round was led by Icon Ventures, with participation from current investors, including Aspect Ventures, DBL Partners, and QED Investors.Founded out of New York in 2011, The Muse serves up advice, resources to improve skills, and coaching services — in addition to helping match candidates with employers.The career-focused platform isn t just about potential employees selling their services though — firms can also use the website to sell themselves by showcasing their company culture.In terms of how popular the service is, well, the company touts 50 million unique visitors annually.Just last week, Spain-based Jobandtalent raised a $42 million series B round, which followed a $10 million raise from fellow European startup Job Today.Elsewhere this month, recruitment giant Monster acquired job search startup Jobr.One notable facet of The Muse is that it is essentially a website with no associated native mobile app, whereas there has been a concerted effort elsewhere for companies — specifically the aforementioned recruitment startups Jobandtalent, Job Today, and Jobr — to focus almost entirely on mobile.Minshew added that her company s hiring clients include the mighty Facebook, Dropbox, Slack, Goldman Sachs, HBO, Wells Fargo, The Gap, Target, and more.
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And now to take up the fight against Telia seriously. - This gives us the opportunity to grow in what is our most important part of Sweden, an area where we have had the ambition to grow for several years, she said, and named in the next breath TDC as one of Sweden's leading suppliers for B2B. - The experience I do not. The transaction is expected to be fully completed by the fourth quarter. We intend to build the best team of both worlds, says Samuel Scotland. Some statements can, however, leave, and such is the brand TDC living on borrowed time in Sweden.
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WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration selected a Los Angeles group Monday to lead an effort aimed at making manufacturing companies more competitive globally by helping them consume less energy and produce less waste.The winning team of nearly 200 partners will at least match that amount.The U.S. manufacturing sector has added over 800,000 jobs since February 2010.Chemical production and steel manufacturing are examples of two industries with large energy costs that could benefit through new technological breakthroughs.During a week focused on innovation, Obama will also attend a global entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University later this week.He is participating in a panel discussion with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and three yet-to-be named entrepreneurs.
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You probably already have a Y peeler lying around the kitchen, and you can use it to create beautiful ribbons of avocado, asparagus, or chocolate.At the Epicurious test kitchen, Food Director Rhoda Boone uses the method for toast toppings, and she writes: Why would you want to do this?For some dense or fibrous vegetables, like asparagus, or beets, thinly shaving the raw vegetable makes it easier to digest.The peeler can also help you jump on the carb-free pasta trend without having to buy a spiralizer.But the biggest reasons to ribbon everything is that it s fun to do and it makes your food look really pretty.The Simple Tool That Makes Food Look Amazing EpicuriousPhoto by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Rhoda Boone
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Stephen Brashear/Getty ImagesStarbucks is holding on to more than a billion dollars of customer money that hasn t been spent on drinks or desserts or overpriced coffee paraphernalia — it s just sitting there.In the first quarter of 2016, Starbucks was keeping about $1.2 billion for its customers between money pre-loaded onto cards and the company s app, the coffee giant told The Wall Street Journal.If Starbucks were a bank, that amount of deposits would make it a respectable midsize institution.Between the U.S. and Canada, 41 percent of transactions at retail locations involved a Starbucks card, and 24 percent involved the mobile app, according to Marketwatch.For comparison purposes, PayPal, which holds $13 billion of its customers money, dwarfs the coffee chain.Then again, transferring cash is PayPal s sole purpose, not a strategy to get customers to stay loyal to a certain brand of burnt coffee.
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The report, which contained sensible recommendations around encryption, equipment interference and a commitment to full cost recovery, to limit the Bill s impact on the tech sector, according to her nomination, was published back in February.Still, good on the organisers to recognise Cupertino's efforts.We have to go see Bill Gates and a lot of different people that really understand what's happening, Trump added, presumably expecting poo-water might cut the massive numbers of people who are being killed by the internet everyday.Mossack Fonseca joins Trump him "for demonstrating poor cyber security practices," though perhaps in these instances those poor practices should merit their placement in the hero category,Alongside Apple, foreign spookhouse the FBI is also nominated "for attempting to undermine security by compelling technology companies to bypass existing security features."Inevitably, the anonymous Internet Troll "For overstepping the bounds of free speech, threatening the principle of an Internet for all."Rounding these up is TCYK LLP, "for its heavy-handed speculative invoicing campaign aimed at alleged copyright infringers," which plagued Sky to hand over file-sharers' personal details.
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