Tag Archives: consent

Pirate Bay Now Mines Cryptocurrency in Your Browser Without Consent

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A few weeks ago, The Pirate Bay was in the news for its test-drive of a new revenue model–cryptocurrency mining in your browser. At the time, the site only implemented the mining on its main page and search results; individual torrent links were not affected. Now, TPB has turned the capability back on, and plans to leave it on for the foreseeable future. Torrentfreak reports the miner appears to be throttled, so it won’t peg your ...

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Rose testifies: Interpreted text as consent for sex

8:46 PM ET ESPN.com news services LOS ANGELES — NBA star Derrick Rose testified Friday in a lawsuit accusing him and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend, saying he interpreted a text message from the woman as consent to have sex with her later that night. Called to the witness stand by a lawyer for the woman, Rose said he had split up with her before she texted him in August 2013 that he was the reason she “wakes up horny.” Rose said he invited her over that night for ...

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Nate Parker on 'toxic masculinity,' consent and 'male privilege'

Nate Parker responds to rape case controversy Nate Parker continues to explain himself. Parker is the director and star of “The Birth of a Nation,” a highly-anticipated fall film about racial injustice that has been overshadowed in recent weeks by a past rape case. Parker, now 36, was charged with rape while a student at Penn State in 1999. He was acquitted, and the accuser committed suicide in 2012 at the age of 30. “The Birth of a Nation” is a drama about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion in 1831. Parker ...

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