Following a public hack attack and data dump, the beleaguered "Ashley Madison" website will be getting a TV show of its own.
Over 30 million people who subscribed to online dating service "Ashley Madison" had their details leaked online after a massive hack attack and subsequent public revelation, that OutEast Entertainment has pitched a TV show it is tentatively calling "Thank You Ashley Madison," loosely based on the Canadian adult social networking service.
The show will center on a female boss, instead of featuring a stereotypical character representation of "Ashley Madison" founder, Noel Biderman, and will depict the main character as a mother who launches an adult dating website to support her family. more >>
A bill introduced in the Canadian Province of Quebec seeks to curtail "hate speech" and may go as so far as to suppress and target individuals critical of Islam and other protected groups.
Bill 59, which was introduced in Quebec's National Assembly in June, declares in its introduction its purpose "to prevent and combat hate speech and speech inciting violence."
Canada currently has prohibitions against hate speech in its criminal code but this legislation allows for greater investigative power and authority for the Quebec Human Rights Commission, with first offenders of "hate speech" being fined $1000 to $10,000 and repeat offenders facing fines as high as $20,000. more >>
The United Church of Canada plans to invest nearly $6 million into alternative energy sources that it acquired from selling all of its assets in fossil fuels. The denomination views the move as a bold step toward stewarding the gift of creation.
"Care for creation and concern for the way that climate is impacting the most marginalized populations made this move an act of justice, of faith, and of solidarity with First Nations and other impacted communities," said Christine Boyle, General Council commissioner of the United Church and a veteran climate advocate, according to the National Advocate.
The church will sell off around $5.9 million in holdings from 200 of the world's largest fossil fuel companies. more >>
BlackBerry Venice renders have recently come to light showing its slider surface and an 18MP camera.
Not too long after the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition was released, the BlackBerry Venice smartphone was recently seen in renders featuring its redesigned hub for Android, a slider, and an 18MP camera with equipped with a 7-element lens.
Back in March, BlackBerry announced it would be coming out with a Slider during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. A month earlier, reports emerged the Canadian smartphone manufacturer was planning to unveil an Android-powered slider smartphone. more >>
A minister in the United Church of Canada who is an avowed atheist is fighting to keep her clergy credentials as a regional body investigates the effectiveness of her ministry.
The Reverend Gretta Vosper, head pastor of West Hill United Church in Toronto, has filed an appeal over a ruling in May from Nora Sanders, general secretary for the UCC General Council.
In the Sanders ruling, the general secretary provided the Toronto Conference with a process for reviewing the effectiveness of Vosper's ministry. more >>
The upcoming "Dragon Age: Inquisition" DLC will take players deep underground into the Deep Roads.
Bioware and Electronic Arts recently announced Wednesday they will be releasing new downloadable content next week featuring a subterranean adventure entitled, "The Descent."
The single-player DLC for the action role-playing sequel to "Dragon Age: Origins" and "Dragon Age II," "The Descent," will take players into a journey down to the once inhabited Deep Roads after earthquakes threaten the lives of everyone above in Thedas. more >>