stories from August 16th, 2012

Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
friends, police, privacy, social networks


Stupidity

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
mistakes, nicolas cage, resume, stupidity, typos, vanessa hojda

Companies:
careerbuilder


Culture

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
awesome, connect with fans, honest, human, open


Privacy

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
ads, politics, privacy, social media


Techdirt

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
comments, community, features, first word, last word, techdirt


Techdirt

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
crystal ball, cwf+rtb, gear, insider, shop, store, t-shirts, techdirt


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
cafc, dna, gene patents, genes, patents, supreme court

Companies:
myriad genetics


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
ecuador, embassy, espionage act, julian assange, uk


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
authors, drm, ebooks

Companies:
hachette, tor


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
infringement, patent trolls, patents, prior art, prior art finder

Companies:
google


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
discovery, evidence, extradition, fbi, kim dotcom, new zealand

Companies:
megaupload


Copyright

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
copyright, fan fiction, trademark


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Thursday

00:08 How Corporate Sovereignty Threatens Democracy (35)

Wednesday

20:04 Tom Lehrer, Culture And Copyright After Death (21)
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 (4)
11:36 Did You Retweet The USAir Pornographic Tweet? You May Have Violated New Jersey's Revenge Porn Law (22)
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 (56)
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 (51)
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 (49)
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 (24)
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 (21)
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)
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