Graeme McMillan

Graeme McMillan

Former Digital Trends Contributor
A transplant from the west coast of Scotland to the west coast of America, Graeme is a freelance writer with a taste for pop culture and technological trends. In addition to Digital Trends, you can find his work on and

Using the Internet? You’re open to warrantless monitoring, court says

Does using the Internet mean that you're automatically surrendering information that can be used against you in a legal action? A new ruling in Pittsburgh suggests so.

Give thanks to comics creators in need – by buying comics

If you're looking for something to read during your Thanksgiving weekend, why not take advantage of a publisher offer that'll see part of the proceeds go to a charity helping out comic creators in need?

Did the US hack the French government’s offices?

A French newspaper has all-but accused American intelligence of hacking the computers of the French government, with the French government staying quiet on the subject and American authorities strongly denying the reports.
Movies & TV

Disney shutters Disney Movies Online

On the same day that Disney confirms that it's closing its American Video on Demand service, it announced a new Spanish VOD offering. What is the House of Mouse up to?
Social Media

Women, democrats vote big on Facebook

Facebook has taken a look at its voting demographic, and it's turned out to be predominantly female, democratic and, interestingly enough, fond of Paul Ryan.

US patent boss defends system to critics: “Give it a rest already”

Lesson #1 in how not to end an argument: Tell your opponents to "give it a rest" and "get the facts." A lesson, perhaps, that US Patent Office chief David Kappos could have been taught before a keynote address given this morning.

AC/DC ends iTunes holdout

iTunes is, finally, back in black as AC/DC ends its long-standing opposition to the Apple digital music service and adds its complete back catalog.
Social Media

Dish Network employees will be allowed to tweet freely once more

Does a company have the right to prevent employees from sharing their thoughts about their company on social media? That's the question at the center of a new legal ruling issued today.

Apple removes book from iTunes bookstore due to racy cover?

Apple is being accused of pulling an erotic novel because of its cover art - but is something else to blame?

Cablevision sued for asking customers to pay for services post-Sandy

If you're a Cablevision customer affected by Sandy, good news: You're due a rebate. But just in case, a new lawsuit is seeking to ensure that you get as much money as you're entitled to without any effort on your part.

Pandora draws ire of CeeLo Green, KISS, Jimmy Buffet, and more

More than 100 musicians have written an open letter to Pandora asking the streaming station to drop its support of the Internet Radio Fairness Act, a proposal that would cut the amount of royalties streaming music services have to pay…
Cool Tech

Time Warner Cable faces class action suits over modem rental fee

Customers in the New York area aren't taking the addition of a monthly modem rental fee by Time Warner Cable lying down, with two separate class action lawsuits being filed against the company on the same day.