stories from October 12th, 2012

Culture

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
cwf+rtb, fan funding, history, music, opportunities, patronage


Music Industry

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
gene simmons, registration, royalties

Companies:
soundexchange


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
3d printing, drm, patents

Companies:
intellectual ventures


Too Much Free Time

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
beverages, kinect, pop, soda, vending machines

Companies:
coca cola, intel


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
apps, california, kamara harris, privacy policy

Companies:
twitter, united airlines


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
antitrust, competition, consumer harm, ftc, search


Privacy

by Eric Goldman


Filed Under:
amy klobuchar, cloud computing, privacy, regulations


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
california, elisabeth thieriot, slapp


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
calculus, isaac newton, patents


Say That Again

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
hollywood, isps, rosario dawson, six strikes

Companies:
mpaa, riaa


Overhype

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
hacks, likes, mitt romney

Companies:
facebook


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
acta, canada, ceta, criminal sanctions, europe


Predictions

by Ben Zevenbergen


Filed Under:
cloud computing, europe, iceland, policy


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09:14 City Of Peoria Offers $125,000 Non-Apology To Owner Of Twitter Account That Parodied Its Mayor (19)
07:54 How Record Labels Conspired To Kill Off Public Domain Beatles Music In Canada (35)
06:01 No, The FCC Is Not (Intentionally) Trying To Kill Third-Party Wi-Fi Router Firmware (29)
03:04 Cop Fights State Agency For Right To Place '0INK' License Plate On His Own Vehicle (15)

Wednesday

23:03 Nestle Sues Fit Crunch Over Identical Trade Dress That Isn't Remotely Identical (71)
17:00 DailyDirt: Playing Nice With Others, While Piloting Drones (4)
15:33 The Boston Globe Will No Longer Let John Sununu Shill For Telecom Companies Under The Pretense Of Objectivity (28)
14:03 China Forces Developers Of Great Wall Circumvention Tools To Delete Their Software (11)
12:47 Content Creator Of The Month: Realm Pictures Explores New Ways To Tell Stories Online (13)
11:45 Secret Service Agent Who Pleaded Guilty To Stealing Bitcoin From Silk Road Trying To Change His Name (17)
10:41 The Cable Industry Is Fighting Tooth And Nail To Prevent Cable Set Top Box Competition (18)
10:36 Daily Deal: Dubbler Dock Pro 2-Bay (4)
09:28 Movie Studio & Copyright Troll Claim 'Mere Possession' Of Popcorn Time Is Illegal And Could Result In A Year In Jail (82)
08:12 Vice News Employees Charged With Terrorism In Turkey... Because They Used Encryption (21)
05:58 Microsoft Retrofitting Windows 7, 8.1 With Windows 10's Privacy-Invading 'Features' (319)
02:59 Problem: Male Operators Use Surveillance Cameras For Ogling Women; Mayor's Solution: Employ Only Female Operators (20)

Tuesday

22:59 Wall Street Journal Scores Very Limited Win In Fight With DOJ Over Sealed Surveillance Documents (4)
17:00 DailyDirt: Super-Human Abilities, Not Just For X-Men (6)
15:34 Facebook Announces Its ContentID Attempt... Using Audible Magic (46)
14:00 West Point Prof Who Called For Killing Of Academics Opposed To US Terror War Resigns (111)
12:45 Techdirt Podcast Episode 40: Is Silicon Valley Only Building Tech For The Rich? (9)
11:44 Comcast Users Now Need To Pay A $30 Premium If They Want To Avoid Usage Caps (36)
10:44 Canadian Police Chiefs: 'RESOLVED: The Warrant Requirement For ISP Subscriber Data Makes Our Job Harder. Please Fix.' (24)
10:39 Daily Deal: Hot Java Android Coding Bundle (0)
09:33 Canadian Scientist Muzzled For Writing And Performing Song About Canadian Government Muzzling Scientists (26)
08:19 Parents Sue School, Claim Wi-Fi Made Son Sick (200)
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