stories from October 19th, 2011

Overhype

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
real names, social networks

Companies:
google


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
hoehn, legal fees, randazza, shawn mangano

Companies:
righthaven


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
actress, age, breach of contract, fraud, imdb

Companies:
amazon


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
diaspora, frozen accounts, payment processors, paypal

Companies:
diaspora, paypal, stripe


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
censorship, france, police, videos


Legal Issues

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
ambush marketing, guilty until proven innocent, olympics, uk

Companies:
ioc


Music Industry

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
music, royalties, zoe keating

Companies:
soundexchange, universal music


Studies

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
piracy, research, studies


Overhype

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
blackberry, car crashes, united arab emirates


Politics

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
benefit, economics, loss, open consultations, politics


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Wednesday

00:20 UK Filters And The Slippery Slope Of Mass Censorship (39)

Tuesday

20:17 NIST Finally Removes NSA-Compromised Crypto Algorithm From Random Number Generator Recommendations (12)
17:00 DailyDirt: Creepy, Crawly Robots (2)
15:59 Intellectual Ventures Big Case Shut Down By Judge Over Completely Bogus Patents (32)
14:59 US Promoting Mesh Networks; Reporters Misleadingly Think They Somehow Stop Digital Spying (7)
14:01 Supreme Court Discussion In Aereo: At Least The Justices Recognize The Harm They Might Do (87)
13:13 Chutzpah: John Steele To Court: What, You Think I Would Lie, Cheat And Break The Law? Come On! (45)
12:11 Revolving Door: MPAA Hires Chief USTR Negotiator Behind ACTA And TPP's IP Chapter (19)
11:06 Copyright Maximalists' Incredible Sense Of Entitlement: If It Challenges The Biz Model We Chose, It Must Be Illegal (47)
10:05 Turkey's Prime Minister Sues His Own Country Over Twitter (10)
09:08 Police File On Student 'Bullied Into Committing Suicide' Strangely Lacking In Evidence Of Bullying (35)
07:53 James Clapper Bans Intelligence Community From Basically Any Interaction With Nearly Anyone With A Social Media Account (20)
05:39 Time Warner Cable's Contractual Loophole Allows It To Tell Local Politicians It Has Received Zero Complaints (18)
03:38 Court Says DOJ Must Release Memo That Justifies Drone Killing Of US Citizen (12)
00:15 NY Times Changes Its Tune On TPP; Highlights Cronyism, Lack Of Transparency As Problems (10)

Monday

20:11 German Politicians Hit Back At USTR Criticisms Of European Cloud Idea (9)
17:00 DailyDirt: Bringing Back The Undead (7)
15:38 Putin's 'Clapper' Moment: What He Said Vs. What Russian Intelligence Actually Does (13)
14:15 9/11 Trial Grinds To A Halt As Evidence Surfaces That FBI Subverted Attorney-Client Privilege (31)
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? (168)
09:05 Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists (76)
07:44 India Wants To Take On 'US Hegemony' Over The Internet... By Renaming It The Equinet (21)
05:46 Police Raid Apartment, Seize Electronics Related To A Long-Suspended Twitter Account Parodying Town's Mayor (41)
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 (31)

Sunday

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