AndrewF's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

from the the-legend-continues dept

Previously, on Techdirt ...

  • The New York Times reveals that Apple's mass patent frenzy began shortly after being sued for patent infringement itself. This confirms my longstanding suspicion that patent plaintiffs are like vampires. Upon being bit by one, there's a good chance you'll turn into an undead shell of your former self.
  • Cisco, Motorola, and Netgear team up to fend off a patent troll suing over expired WiFi patents. It's like the Avengers! Sans helicarrier. Because it's patented. And horribly impractical.
  • DHS makes up a report about Russian hax0rz and claims it's a success. So you can make shit up and still be successful? That bodes well for me, because I'd like to be a lawyer. Or Tom Clancy.
  • I learned that making the bottom of a font "heavier" makes it easier for dyslexics to read. There's also something about competition and bogus lawsuits, but seriously, there's a special dyslexics font? That's awesome.
  • A court rules that digitizing your library is fair use. It's about fracking time.

Will the Avengers save Russian children from a life without Wi-Fi? Will Kevin Butler admit that he's actually pretty excited about Halo 4? Will Dark Helmet feed his Charizard baby panda solely to spite PETA? Find out next week on another exciting post of ... Techdirt: The Legend Continues.



Reader Comments (rss)

(Flattened / Threaded)

  1.  
    identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Oct 13th, 2012 @ 12:17pm

    Aw, I heard that first line in Kiefer Sutherland's smoker-hack Jack Bauer voice.

    What, no split-screen countdown beeps?

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  2.  
    icon
    Atkray (profile), Oct 13th, 2012 @ 6:46pm

    Re:

    I heard Lloyd Braun's voice.

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  3.  
    icon
    Atkray (profile), Oct 13th, 2012 @ 6:48pm

    Re:

    I heard Lloyd Braun's voice.

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  4.  
    identicon
    Paul, Oct 13th, 2012 @ 9:04pm

    We Need Competition

    I think Apple needs to sue less and focus on competing.

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  5.  
    identicon
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Oct 13th, 2012 @ 10:43pm

    Sequels

    “Techdirt 2: Techdirtier!”

    “Techdirt 3: The Search For A Tech Cleaner.”

    “Techdirt 4: Dirty Tech, With A Vengeance!”

    “Techdirt 5: Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Take Your Tech Out Of The Washing Machine...”

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  6.  
    icon
    Cory of PC (profile), Oct 14th, 2012 @ 6:58am

    Re: Sequels

    Personally I like "Techdirt 2: Electric Boogaloo"

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  7.  
    identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Oct 14th, 2012 @ 4:49pm

    Re: Sequels

    "Pirates Of The Internet: On Dirtier Tech"

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  8.  
    identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Oct 14th, 2012 @ 4:50pm

    Re: Re: Sequels

    "Pirates Of The Internet: Tech Man's Dirt"

     

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]


Add Your Comment

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here
Get Techdirt’s Daily Email
Save me a cookie
  • Note: A CRLF will be replaced by a break tag (<br>), all other allowable HTML will remain intact
  • Allowed HTML Tags: <b> <i> <a> <em> <br> <strong> <blockquote> <hr> <tt>
Follow Techdirt
A word from our sponsors...
Essential Reading
Techdirt Reading List
Techdirt Insider Chat
A word from our sponsors...
Recent Stories
A word from our sponsors...

Close

Email This