stories from February 19th, 2014

Business Models

by Karl Bode


Filed Under:
advertising, browser, firefox

Companies:
mozilla


Wireless

by Karl Bode


Filed Under:
cell tower, osha, wireless


Broadband

by Karl Bode


Filed Under:
isp, net neutrality, streaming

Companies:
at&t, comcast, netflix, verizon, wall street journal


Legal Issues

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
kim dotcom, new zealand, warrant


Broadband

by Karl Bode


Filed Under:
fcc, isp, net neutrality, regulation

Companies:
verizon


Stupidity

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, film, paul heald, public domain


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Karl Bode


Filed Under:
anti-cheat, gabe newell, steam, vac, video games

Companies:
valve


Stupidity

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
hwang woo-suk, patent, science, stem cells, uspto


Legal Issues

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
dan mccall, dhs, nsa, parody, public citizen


Failures

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
copyright

Companies:
leaseweb, megaupload, perfect 10


Stupidity

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
criticism, derek smart, video games


Predictions

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
acta, tafta, trade agreement, transparency, ttip


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Tuesday

13:43 USPTO Keeps Granting Patents At Record Rates: 6,000 Utility Patents Granted In A Single Week (33)
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 (31)
10:35 Judge Richard Posner's Ruling In Wacky 'Banana Lady' Case Highlights Just How Wrong Judge Kozinski Was About Copyright (17)
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 (16)
07:16 Why We Filed An Amicus Brief In Garcia v. Google: Blaming 3rd Parties Has Serious Impact On Free Speech (17)
05:16 Would You Trust The NSA's Advice On How To Deal With Heartbleed? (36)
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 (10)
12:03 Bullied Student Records Bullies, Gets Threatened With Felony Charges For Violating Wiretapping Law (78)
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)
05:31 Would You Pay $50 Per Episode To See Game Of Thrones? (89)
03:33 Government Forces Free Press Advocacy Group To File Its Amicus Brief In NSL Case Under Seal (14)

Sunday

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Saturday

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Friday

19:39 Supreme Court May Take A Shot At Defining The Point At Which Protected Speech Becomes An Unprotectable 'Threat' (40)
18:36 That Time A Star Trek Captain And A Physicist Got Tricked Into Doing A Documentary On Geocentrism (41)
17:31 Los Angeles Cops Found To Be Tampering With Mandated Recording Devices (38)
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