Dotted Lines: A brief history of rock
Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day's must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.
Here’s how a storm knocked out Instagram, Pinterest, and Netflix (and even the Daily Dot) over the weekend.
The National Security Agency won’t be required to release an estimate of the number of U.S citizens’ emails it has read under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), which is currently up for renewal.
Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen needs money to raise an army and claim the Iron Throne. Enter: Kickstarter. (Warning: possible spoilers ahead.)
Rated: the various Twitter reactions to Anderson Cooper’s coming out.
Facebook says that replacing the email addresses in your phone’s contact list with @facebook.com addresses is a “bug” that will be fixed.
- NYC-based startup CamUp is suing Google for copyright infringement, asking for an injunction that would shut down live video Hangouts on Google+ and YouTube.
Above: Alex Chadwick of Chicago Music Exchange shreds his way through 100 famous guitar riffs in just over 12 minutes.