Tag: Internet

Twitch Plays Pokemon as the Internet Quests for Justice

It’s perhaps the most fundamentally Millenial social experiment ever conducted, and it’s still going strong. After nearly ten days, Twitch is still playing Pokemon. For the uninitiated, Twitch is a bot that operates a game emulator – in this case Pokemon Red/Blue – by taking commands from users. Type ‘a’ into the chat box, and Twitch

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Has Congress Learned Nothing From the SOPA Protests?

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich) introduced the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) and, with over 100 cosponsors, Congress appears to be in support of this new cybersecurity legislation. However, their surprise at the public backlash over the proposed bill is amazing. You’d think they would have learned something from the web-based activism against SOPA.