stories from January 14th, 2014

Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
first amendment, ftc, patent trolling, patent trolls, patents

Companies:
mphj


Overhype

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
contracts, disputes, tv, weather

Companies:
directv, the weather channel


Say That Again

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
cary sherman, copyright, dmca, search, takedowns

Companies:
google, riaa


Broadband

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
broadband, congress, fcc, mandate, net neutrality

Companies:
verizon


Privacy

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
carriers, nsa, privacy, security, surveillance


Privacy

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
india, netra, surveillance


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Wednesday

08:10 Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways When It Comes To Pre-1972 Recordings (49)
06:53 Lavabit Loses Its Appeal For Mucking Up Basic Procedural Issues Early On (22)
05:23 Find The Big Fib In The NSA's Lack Of Concern For Foreigners (32)
03:16 Los Angeles Law Enforcement Looking To Crowdsource Surveillance (35)
00:11 First Phase Of Security Audit Finds Vulnerabilities But No Backdoors In TrueCrypt Encryption Software (11)

Tuesday

20:05 Google May Consider Giving A Boost To Encrypted Sites (48)
17:00 DailyDirt: Aircraft That Stay In The Sky For Days (Or Longer) (2)
15:50 Video Games Do Cause Aggression... If They Suck Out Loud (24)
14:48 Google Apparently Chose Not To Tell The NSA About Heartbleed (45)
13:43 USPTO Keeps Granting Patents At Record Rates: 6,000 Utility Patents Granted In A Single Week (34)
12:40 The FBI's Facial Recognition Database Combines Lo-Res Photos With Zero Civil Liberties Considerations (13)
11:27 Intuit Does Subterfuge To Combat Free-Filing Tax Returns (34)
10:35 Judge Richard Posner's Ruling In Wacky 'Banana Lady' Case Highlights Just How Wrong Judge Kozinski Was About Copyright (21)
09:33 The Most Bizarre Response To The Pulitzers Yet, From The Guy Who Authorized CIA Torture (32)
08:34 Dianne Feinstein Asks DOJ To Investigate Leak Of Torture Report Summary To McClatchy News Service (17)
07:16 Why We Filed An Amicus Brief In Garcia v. Google: Blaming 3rd Parties Has Serious Impact On Free Speech (20)
05:16 Would You Trust The NSA's Advice On How To Deal With Heartbleed? (38)
03:12 Yes, Net Neutrality Is A Solution To An Existing Problem (23)
00:15 Judicial Branch Finally Acting As A Check Against Government Overreach (7)

Monday

20:13 Akamai Admits Its Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty, Has To Reissue All SSL Certs And Keys (12)
17:00 DailyDirt: Algorithms + Cameras = Awesome (1)
16:12 There Are No Good Guys In A Battle Between (Likely) UFC And Ultimate Gay Fighter (14)
15:06 Even If NSA Didn't Use Heartbleed In The Past, It Still Could Be Making Use Of It (8)
13:59 Pulitzers Make Rep. Peter King Mad (52)
12:55 The Guardian And Washington Post Win Pulitzers For Snowden Coverage (11)
12:03 Bullied Student Records Bullies, Gets Threatened With Felony Charges For Violating Wiretapping Law (79)
11:02 Hollywood Has Been Pressuring Australian Attorney General To Pressure ISPs Into Being Copyright Cops (28)
10:03 Heartbleed Suspicion And NSA Denial Show Why NSA's Dual Offense/Defensive Role Must End (17)
09:02 FBI Abruptly Walks Out On Senate Briefing After Being Asked How 'Insider Threat' Program Avoids Whistleblowers (44)
07:40 Obama Tells NSA To Reveal, Not Exploit, Flaws... Except All The Times It Wants To Do The Opposite (32)
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