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2. Aereo has no "plan B" if it loses Supreme Court battle
As internet streaming giant Aereo heads to the U.S. Supreme Court in the coming weeks to defend itself against a number of broadcasters (including CBS, which owns ZDNet), the company admits that it doesn't have anything up its sleeve should it lose the case. According to Bloomberg, the company has no "plan B," which may force it to eventually shutter.
3. About 95 percent of all ATMs run Windows XP
As Windows XP has just over a week until its end-of-life, this week we learned more than 95 percent of ATMs run the aging operating system. Although cash machines won't suddenly stop working, it's enough to have banks concerned. Recent reports have shown that ATMs can be hacked using just a USB stick and malware, which can allow the attacker full access to the "holes in the wall."
4. ISPs can, in fact, be forced to block pirate sites, EU court says
Despite the U.S. government's bid to enforce site blocking through controversial legislation, EU governments might now have a cause for celebration, after the highest court in the 28 member state bloc confirmed ISPs can be required to block access to pirate sites. According to the verdict, blocking orders do not restrict an ISPs freedom to serve its customers or conduct its business. The EU decision bounces the decision-making process back to member state national courts.