Adam Fagen

This Farm In Kansas Is The Default Address For All American Internet Users

The geographic center of the United States, as all elementary school students know, is in Kansas. When some services that map a device’s Internet Protocol address don’t know where someone using a website is located, they point to the front yard of a farm in Kansas. The octogenarian owner and her tenants had no idea until recently why they were being harassed. [More]

Judge Rules IP Addresses Aren't People, Blocking Subpoenas

Judge Rules IP Addresses Aren't People, Blocking Subpoenas

In a decision that could have long-term implications for cybercrime prosecution, a U.S. District judge ruled that IP addresses do not directly represent people, and thus aren’t fair criteria for copyright holders to subpoena individuals. [More]