Briefly: Piracy Crackdown Imminent, Free Yoga Ebook, RD-D2 Vs. C-3P0

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: Australian piracy crackdown coming "as early as this week", Kenny Baker vs. Anthony Daniels, get Happy Back Yoga free.

  • Bad news for Game of Thrones pirates: The Australian Government is preparing strict new anti-piracy measures which may appear before the end of the week. Measures under consideration include implementing a “three-strikes” rule for copyright infringers and blocking pirate sites such as The Pirate Bay. Click here for the full story.
  • You can currently get the Kindle ebook Happy Back Yoga for free from Amazon. The book includes tips on How how to strengthen your back, how to improve its flexibility and why the spine is your secret to youth.
  • Yesterday was May 4, AKA "Star Wars Day". As a belated celebration, check out this fascinating background story of Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels; aka R2-D2 and C-3P0. (Apparently, the two actors hated each other.)


    Might be time for a review of VPNs.

    Yeah, because blocking sites has worked so well in every other country that's tried it.

    Any chance an editor can correct one of the droid names?

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