Hey and thank you for stopping by! Pirate Things is a website (a blog?) that will attempt to shed light on how to take back the Internet. Ways you can get less-costly services such as a fully operational telephone on your desktop/laptop, or how to host a cheap website, or giving odd tips in navigating … Read moreWhat is Pirate Things all about?
Make no mistake, almost any random company does not wish to afford you any more “rights” than necessary. When they sell a product to you, they want you to – without a doubt, wholeheartedly – believe you cannot do with it what you wish. This is partially false. CDs, DVDs, video tapes and beyond are … Read moreRight to Repair / First Sale
Over the last 10 years ago exactly, I could not help myself but encourage people to question the services they’re using, such as Facebook, Skype, Google Talk and even Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect – as they were most likely spying on users. But now that is a clear reality, no more questioning is necessary. Skype has … Read moreCompanies listening to audio (Spying?)
Undoubtedly, one is proud to display their security camera angles. I know because I used to be one, but those were angles that were near-impossible to circumvent–and I’m not saying they could never be, but it was covered by 3 cameras pointing in such a way that an entrance would be captured from one of … Read morePublishing Security Camera Footage – Please stop it
Saturday June 15, 2019 – You may find that Part 2 has been edited. I restored an inaccurate backup and had to redo most of it. Now it’s even better, with slightly more information. A win-win. Saturday June 22, 2019 – Joshua Collishaw has reached out with an offer of their employee contract to correct … Read moreWhat happened with AlphaRacks’ Operations: The gossip included (Part 2)
I’m not throwing any wild accusations against the company or its employees, etc, however their downtime or down fall (however you want to look at it) has costed many websites data loss, and money. Many services running under AlphaRacks and WootHosting went offline when QuadraNet allegedly took services offline. It’s unclear what this was over … Read moreWhat happened with AlphaRacks’ operation: As a former customer