The Fifth Estate

Concept The Fifth Estate is a movie which was released in 2013. The movie is based on the organization known as WikiLeaks. The film starts famous actor Benedict Cumberbatch as the founder, president and editor in chief of Wikileaks, Julian Assange. Wikileaks is a nonprofit, journalistic and international organization which is dedicated to publishing news […]

Bitcoin

Introduction Bitcoin is a form of online payment which was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Since the system is a peer to peer system, an intermediary is not required during a transaction. Network nodes then verify the transactions before recording them in a public distributed ledger known as the block chain. The unit of […]

What is offshore colocation?

Introduction to colocation A colocation centre refers to a specific type of data centre where bandwidth, equipment and space can be rented to retail customers. Generally, colocation centres provide a variety of facilities which include but are not limited to power, space, cooling and security for storage, network and server equipment of other firms, which […]

What is an offshore company?

An introduction An offshore corporation or an offshore company can mean two very distinct things, namely: A company or even a corporate entity which takes part in offshore business services or offshore manufacturing, or A legal entity such as a corporation or a company which has either been created or registered in either a tax […]

Wikileaks Reveals: No Privacy

A brief introduction Wikileaks is considered to be a jourlnalistic, international non-profit organization whose primary aim is to publish secret and classified information in order to be able to make it availavle to the masses. Established in 2006, the website managed to leak over a million secret documents to the public. The website and the […]

Privacy Laws by Countries

An introduction Nowadays, the world is gripped in fear. Security measures all over the world have increased significantly in order to ensure that the countries are well prepared in case of a terrorist attack. However, this security has come at a cost. The rights of citizens to their privacy have been corrupted and neglected to […]

What is DMCA?

An overview The DMCA or the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a copyright law enacted in the United States of America. The prime purpose of this law is to implement two treaties, established in 1996, of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The main aim of the law was to prohibit and prevent the circumvention […]

What is offshore hosting?

“Offshore (Web) Hosting” refers to the assistance that permits an individual or a business to host their web site across a distant spot from their place of origin. The website is only under constraint of the laws of the country it is hosted from. Normally, many developed countries outsource their hosting requirements to underdeveloped or […]

What is offshore banking?

Offshore banking refers to a person storing his savings in a bank account located outside his country of residence, typically in a location that is considered a tax haven in order to be able to claim legal as well as financial advantages. A Brief History The term ‘offshore banking’ originated in the United Kingdom and […]