Links for Friday April 13th 2012

  • Just how big are porn sites? | ExtremeTech
    YouPorn apparently accounts for around 2% of the web's traffic (by volume) per day. Personally, I'm interested to see that they're using a lot of the obvious technologies, rather than anything really ultra-custom.
  • Rogers’ “Cybersecurity” Bill Is Broad Enough to Use Against WikiLeaks and The Pirate Bay | Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Americans! Are you aware of CISPA? Here are the facts: it is not a replacement for SOPA. It is however, badly drafted enough that it could very likely be similar in effect. Please write to your representatives, and make the point that while you don't necessarily oppose the aims of CISPA (many of them are actually quite sensible), the problem is that that bill as currently drafted is absolutely as bad as SOPA was. Seriously: if you got up in arms about SOPA, you need to write to them about the current draft of CISPA.

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