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Tuesday January 28th, 2020 day edition

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We reached out to Andrzej Sapkowski, creator of The Witcher, to get his thoughts on the series and the fan resurgence it’s inspired.

io9: When you were first approached about doing a show adaptation of The Witcher books, how did you feel about it?

Sapkowski: Allow me to quote Joe Abercrombie, the author whose books are very much to my liking: “Life is, basically, fucking shit. »

Lady Gaga Criticizes Music Pirates with Pirated Photos. Shutterstock Responds

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Problem was, Lady Gaga’s Tweet used “pirated” stock photos that had “Shutterstock” watermarks splashed across them, and this unauthorized usage didn’t escape the company’s notice.

On January 22nd, after “Stupid Love” leaked, went viral, and then started getting taken down on Twitter, Lady Gaga Tweeted the message “can y’all stop” with two stock photos of a girl wearing a ski mask while listening to music.

The message was clear: fans listening to and spreading the leaked track were furthering music piracy. »

The 'Race To 5G' Is A Giant Pile Of Lobbyist Nonsense

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The 'Race To 5G' Is A Giant Pile Of Lobbyist Nonsense.

Yes, 5G is important in that it will provide faster, more resilient networks when it's finally deployed at scale years from now.

Enter former Representative Mike Rogers, who last week announced he was heading a new 501(c)4 group dubbed 5G Action Now. »