Feds Took Down 132 Websites, Just Like Rep. Zoe Lofgren Said They WouldHappy Cyber Monday everyone! Everyone, that is, except for the owners of the 132 websites taken down by the government today. You all are probably pretty bummed. The websites were seized by a joint effort between the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and officials from several European countries in an attempt to crack down on counterfeit goods being sold online. This is exactly the sort of thing House Representative Zoe Lofgren was asking for help about on Reddit last week.Read on...
Amazon Sold 158 Items Per Second on Cyber Monday
This morning, Amazon announced that they sold a record-breaking 158 items per second on Cyber Monday, which is the Monday after Black Friday. The 158 items per second totaled 13.7 million items ordered worldwide. Amazon also announced that the new third-generation Kindle has become the best-selling item in Amazon's history, beating out Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.Read on...