stories from April 5th, 2013

Too Much Free Time

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
bacteria, diets, eating, flora, food, obesity, tapeworm


Legal Issues

by Above The Law


Filed Under:
colorado, dogs, police, shootings


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
courtroom, hidden mics, security

Companies:
tmz


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, dmca, studios, takedowns

Companies:
fox, nbc universal


Say That Again

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
adam orth, always on, game consoles, xbox

Companies:
microsoft


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
contracts, copyright, fair use, videos

Companies:
google, universal music, vevo, youtube


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
dea, encryption, imessages, privacy

Companies:
apple


Privacy

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
4th amendment, eff, mobile phones, searches, texas


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, fair dealing, fair use, public rights


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Thursday

12:22 Court Rightly Finds That GoDaddy Isn't Liable For Revenge Porn Site (31)
11:23 Recently Departed Founder Of Russia's Facebook Says Gov't Demanded Data On Ukrainian Protestors (6)
10:20 Connecticut Lawmakers Push 'Knockout Game' Bill, Citing Various 'Feelings' As Evidence Something Must Be Done (30)
09:16 Textile Company Drags A Bunch Of Clothing Companies To Court Over Copyrighted Stripe Pattern (30)
08:02 LA Sheriff's Dept. On New Surveillance Program: We Knew The Public Wouldn't Like It, So We Kept It A Secret (39)
06:49 Snowden Asks Putin Live On TV If Russia Carries Out Mass Surveillance; But Why? (64)
05:39 Washington Post Editorial Board Deploys A Bunch Of Bad Arguments In Its Defense Of The Comcast Merger (14)
03:38 Do Nature's Publishers Even Read Their Own Articles About Open Access? (19)
00:08 How Corporate Sovereignty Threatens Democracy (38)

Wednesday

20:04 Tom Lehrer, Culture And Copyright After Death (23)
17:00 DailyDirt: Modern Dating (7)
15:42 Canadian 'Digital Privacy' Bill Actually Puts Everyone's Privacy At Risk; Will Be A Boon To Trolls (19)
14:41 Travesty: Supreme Court (And Senate) Deny SCOTUSblog A Press Pass (28)
13:38 NYPD Update: Stop-And-Frisk Now Under Federal Oversight; Muslim-Spying 'Demographics Unit' Disbanded (8)
12:38 Court Declares That, Yes, Bloggers Are Media (7)
11:36 Did You Retweet The USAir Pornographic Tweet? You May Have Violated New Jersey's Revenge Porn Law (23)
10:30 Court Says That Tweeting Someone Is 'F**king Crazy' Is Not Libelous (9)
09:25 Microsoft And Sony Double Down On Patent Trolling; Dump More Cash Into Intellectual Ventures (11)
08:10 Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways When It Comes To Pre-1972 Recordings (58)
06:53 Lavabit Loses Its Appeal For Mucking Up Basic Procedural Issues Early On (26)
05:23 Find The Big Fib In The NSA's Lack Of Concern For Foreigners (34)
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 (52)
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 (50)
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 (14)
11:27 Intuit Does Subterfuge To Combat Free-Filing Tax Returns (34)
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