stories from April 11th, 2014

(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
la, lapd, police, recording, tampering


Too Much Free Time

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
dirt, eating, edible, food, geophagy, kaolin, pica, white dirt


Legal Issues

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
abuse, albuquerque, doj, police


Journalism

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
free speech, freedom of the press, journalism, photos, tanks

Companies:
ford


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
heartbleed, nsa, privacy


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
cia, doj, lies, senate report, torture


Legal Issues

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
andrew auernheimer, cfaa, doj, hacking, venue, weev


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, kim dotcom, lawsuits

Companies:
megaupload, mpaa, riaa


Politics

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
documents, gao, let me google that for you, ntis, search, tom coburn

Companies:
google


Legal Issues

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
destruction, doj, fisa, fisc, metadata, reggie walton


Too Much Free Time

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
germany, names, wikileaks


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09:24 'Officer Awareness' Memo: Police Accountability Recording App Could Lead To Dangerous 'Flash Mobs' (32)
08:03 AT&T's $30 'Don't Be Snooped On' Fee Is Even Worse Than Everybody Thought (41)
05:54 Late Friday, White House Announces That FISA Court Has Rubberstamped NSA Phone Record Collection, While Insisting It Wants Reform (32)
03:52 Surveillance Software Company Gamma Found To Have Violated Human Rights; Receives Unprecedented Slap On The Wrist (42)

Sunday

12:00 Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (13)

Saturday

12:00 This Week In Techdirt History: February 22nd - 28th (2)
09:00 Not So Awesome Stuff: Your Worst Crowdfunding Project? (56)

Friday

19:39 US Court Rules That Kim Dotcom Is A 'Fugitive' And Thus DOJ Can Take His Money (135)
18:23 White House Releases Draft 'Privacy' Bill That's Not Very Good (14)
17:00 DailyDirt: Big Bones Are A Myth, But Obesity Has Legit Causes (18)
15:44 Under Armour Files Trademark Suit Against Ass Armor (17)
14:44 We Now Know The NSA And GCHQ Have Subverted Most (All?) Of The Digital World: So Why Can't We See Any Benefits? (61)
13:37 Paypal Cuts Off Mega Because It Actually Keeps Your Files Secret (92)
12:39 Have You Been Debating What Color Some Random Dress Is All Day? Thank Fair Use (80)
11:41 Google Suddenly Realizes That Maybe It Doesn't Need To Ban Adult Content On Blogger (17)
10:34 Wall Street Journal Upset That Wall Street Isn't Upset About Net Neutrality (34)
09:27 If You Want To See What The U.S. Broadband Market Really Looks Like, Take A Close Look At West Virginia (40)
08:09 Did Lenovo/Superfish Break The Law? (26)
06:11 In Wake Of NSA Leaks, China Drops Major US Tech Companies From Its Approved Supplier List (34)
03:59 DOJ Inspector General Tells Congress That FBI Isn't Letting His Office Do Its Job... Again (23)
01:00 After Open Source, Open Access, Open Data And The Rest, Here Comes The Open Jihad (64)

Thursday

21:00 Minnesota Legislators, Law Enforcement Trying To Strip The 'Public Accountability' Out Of State's Body Camera Program (18)
17:00 DailyDirt: Keeping Information For A Really, Really, Really Long Time (9)
15:40 Verizon At Least Shows It Has A Sense Of Humor About Net Neutrality, Even If It's Incapable Of Respecting It (88)
14:29 Senator Asks FCC To Explain Its Involvement In The Proliferation Of Stingray Devices (6)
13:33 Marshawn Lynch, Anti-Authority Hero, Loves To Trademark His Phrases (10)
12:33 532,900,000 Reasons Why We Need Patent Reform Now (22)
11:38 Evidence Copy Of 'CitizenFour' Needs To Be 'Locked Up' Claims Plaintiff Suing Snowden, Filmmakers For Billions (29)
10:32 The FCC's Historic Day: Voting Yes For Net Neutrality, Voting No On Protectionist State Telecom Law (111)
09:23 Despite Lack Of Evidence It Will Help, Australia Still Planning To Bring In Data Retention, Still Not Clear If It Could Be Used Against Copyright Infringement (18)
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