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Say That Again

by Mike Masnick

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nate seidle, privacy, subpoena, transparency



by Mike Masnick

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injunction, itc, loophole, patent war

apple, htc


by Michael Ho

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caffeine, cdc, fda, metabolism, rum and coke



by Mike Masnick

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bogus stats, bsa, pipa, software piracy, sopa

idc, intuit, microsoft, symantec

Business Models

by Leigh Beadon

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arma ii, counter-strike, externalities, half-life, mods, steam, z day



by Mike Masnick

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dean baker, economics, free, marginal cost, pirate party

(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Leigh Beadon

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bittorrent, linux, wil wheaton

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03:00 Chinese Company Learns From The West: Builds Up Big Patent Portfolio, Uses It To Sue Apple In China (51)


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11:44 Comcast Tests Net Neutrality By Letting Its Own Streaming Service Bypass Usage Caps (28)
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