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.
- After 9 years, 4chan finally has an API, opening the door for all kinds of 4chan-based apps.
- Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia connections to protect visitors to the site from the U.K.’s proposed snooping legislation.
- Anonymous still has a bone to pick with the Australian government over data retention requirements that the group feels are a threat to online privacy.
- Wired takes a closer look at the automated copyright-infringement systems that have recently shut down videos of the Hugo Awards, the Curiosity Mars Rover’s landing, and Michelle Obama’s DNC speech.
- An Arizona man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling access to botnets—clusters of computers that have been taken over and can be remotely controlled—for use in denial of service attacks.
- A lawyer in the ongoing battle over ebook price fixing submits his brief in the form of a comic, which quickly goes viral.