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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Wednesday

14:33 No Craig Newmark Did Not Donate To EFF; He Helped Make CFAA Worse Instead (16)
13:49 Lawsuit Filed After Export-Import Bank Official Swears He 'Accidentally' Deleted All Of His Responsive Text Messages (11)
12:45 Chicago Area Sheriff Who Wasted Taxpayer Money Suing Craigslist, Now Strong-Arms Payment Companies To Avoid Backpage (21)
11:40 TSA Asks America To LOL At Traveler Who Had $75,000 Taken From Him By Federal Agents (68)
10:38 Audit Reveals Verizon Tried To Corner NYC Broadband Market By Striking Exclusive Landlord Deals (5)
10:31 Daily Deal: Amazon Web Services Engineer Bootcamp Bundle (0)
09:32 Donald Trump's Lawsuit Against Univision Is Absolutely Hilarious (48)
08:31 Craziest Part Of Apple's Price Fixing Ruling: Publishers Knew They Were Encouraging Piracy, Didn't Care (45)
07:10 Court Tells City: No, You Cannot Sue Someone For Making A FOIA Request (10)
05:09 With 'Pregnant Woman Mode,' Chinese Router Maker Begins Marketing To Paranoids (41)
01:07 CETA Isn't Dead, But Its Corporate Sovereignty Chapter Is Still A Huge, Unresolved Problem (5)

Tuesday

21:03 It's 2015 And Congress Is Now, Finally, Allowed To Use Open Source Technologies (28)
17:00 DailyDirt: It's Not So Simple To Get To Mars... (15)
15:53 City Claims It Will Take 9,000 Hours And $79,000 To Fulfill Gawker's Request Emails Related To Abusive Police Officer (39)
14:46 FISA Court Authorizes 'As-Is' Bulk Phone Collections For The Next Six Months (14)
13:40 As Uber Crackdown In France Continues, Uber Downloads In France Reach Record Highs (40)
12:41 Techdirt Podcast Episode 31: Closing In On Virtual Reality (0)
11:35 With New Destiny DLC, Bungie Gives A Master Class In How To Alienate And Annoy Paying Fans (56)
10:37 Help Copia Draft A Statement Of Innovation Principles (3)
10:32 Daily Deal: Nimble RFID-Blocking Wallet (0)
09:31 EU Moves To Create Internet Fast Lanes, Pretends It's Net Neutrality By Redefining Basic Words (71)
08:23 Judge Orders Lying, Cheating Government To Return $167,000 To The Man They Stole It From (86)
06:23 FCC Commissioner Legally Tasked With Bringing Broadband To All Americans Doesn't Think Broadband's All That Important (37)
04:12 NSA -- Despite Claiming It Doesn't Engage In Economic Espionage -- Engaged In Economic Espionage (26)
01:12 Kickstarter Still Setting Records Despite Everyone Wanting Everything For Free (15)

Monday

21:05 Chanel Goes After 2 Person Chocolate Company Over The Number Five (24)
17:00 DailyDirt: Bite Me. No, Wait, Don't... (4)
15:50 Expired Bogus Patent On Basic Computer Firewall Now Being Used To Shake Down Lots Of Companies (9)
14:41 Nail Salon Owner Sues For Return Of Life Savings Seized By DEA Agents At Airport (53)
13:42 70's Band 'Player' Sues Keith Urban For His 'Player Guitar Kit' For Trademark Violation (25)
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