stories from May 3rd, 2013

Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
advertising, streisand effect

Companies:
hyundai


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
gleevec, kickbacks, pharmaceuticals

Companies:
novartis


Wall Street

by Dealbreaker


Filed Under:
bankruptcy

Companies:
apple, intel, lehman


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
andrew schroeder, patents, rant, uspto


Predictions

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
michael froman, ron kirk, transparency, ustr


Culture

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
alice in chains, jerry cantrell, mike inez


Overhype

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
massachusetts, terrorism


Business Models

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
cable, glenn britt, retransmission

Companies:
aereo, time warner


Privacy

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
new york, nypd, stop and frisk, surveillance


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
hollywood accounting

Companies:
studiocanal, universal studios


Wireless

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
ipad, tablet

Companies:
blackberry


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, norway, sopa


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05:39 Time Warner Cable's Contractual Loophole Allows It To Tell Local Politicians It Has Received Zero Complaints (17)
03:38 Court Says DOJ Must Release Memo That Justifies Drone Killing Of US Citizen (11)
00:15 NY Times Changes Its Tune On TPP; Highlights Cronyism, Lack Of Transparency As Problems (9)

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17:00 DailyDirt: Bringing Back The Undead (7)
15:38 Putin's 'Clapper' Moment: What He Said Vs. What Russian Intelligence Actually Does (12)
14:15 9/11 Trial Grinds To A Halt As Evidence Surfaces That FBI Subverted Attorney-Client Privilege (28)
13:14 Law School Trustee's Company Chills Critical Speech With Subpoena For Students' Personal Emails (19)
12:09 James Clapper Giving Speeches To Students, Begging Them To Stop Thinking Of Ed Snowden As A Hero (66)
11:06 Why Is The US Gov't Arguing In The Supreme Court To Reshape The Internet The Way Broadcasters Want It? (60)
10:08 Can Anyone Name A Programmer Still Getting Paid For Code He Wrote In 1962? (157)
09:05 Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists (70)
07:44 India Wants To Take On 'US Hegemony' Over The Internet... By Renaming It The Equinet (20)
05:46 Police Raid Apartment, Seize Electronics Related To A Long-Suspended Twitter Account Parodying Town's Mayor (39)
03:40 General Mills Changes Policy After Internet Did Not 'Like' Its Plan To Remove Your Ability To Sue If You 'Liked' Its Facebook Page (28)

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18:36 The Logical Conclusion Of Zero Tolerance: College Prof Suspended Because Daughter Wore A GoT Tshirt (87)
17:33 Finally, Someone Acts Like An Adult: District Attorney Drops Charges Against Bullied Teen Who Recorded His Tormentors (66)
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14:40 The Crazy Redactions Of The No Fly List Decision: The Kafkaesque 'On-Off-On' Redactions (11)
13:35 Aretha Franklin Doesn't Get Satire: Plans To Sue Satirical News Site Over Joke Story (13)
12:21 Why Didn't The MPAA Weigh In On Garcia v. Google? (26)
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10:05 General Mills Says If You 'Like' Cheerios On Facebook, You Can No Longer Sue (39)
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