stories from April 19th, 2012


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dma, nmpa, riaa


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cispa, congress, cybersecurity, fail, https


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austria, europe, germany, internet freedom, pirate party


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fark, gooseberry natural resources

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directv, hbo

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09:03 Copyright Office's Online Registration System Has Been Down All Week (36)
07:31 FTC Commissioner Says The Public Needs Strong Encryption, Not Backdoors (12)
05:24 Sexting Teen Charged With Sexually Exploiting Himself (86)
03:21 DOJ Says Federal Agents Must Seek Warrants For Stingrays; Forbids Collection Of Communications (17)


23:21 European Commission Admits Defeat In Trying To Improve Corporate Sovereignty Chapter In CETA (17)
17:00 DailyDirt: Even Cooler 3D Printers On The Way (4)
16:03 District Court Judge Worried About NSA Running Out The Clock On Phone Records... While Appeals Court Happy To Let Clock Run (12)
15:02 DOJ Reasserts Its Right To Engage In Seized Data Fishing Expeditions (10)
13:41 Washington State Court Confused By Section 230, Says Backpage May Be Liable For User Posts (25)
12:35 Techdirt Reading List: Larry Lessig's Republic, Lost (8)
12:30 Daily Deal: Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (2)
11:33 Med Express Ordered To Pay $20k In Sanctions For Frivolous Lawsuit Over A Negative eBay Review (6)
10:31 Everything The Same Is Infringing: How Hugh Hefner Used Mario Bros. To Show YouTube's Copyright System Sucks (28)
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 (30)
03:04 Cop Fights State Agency For Right To Place '0INK' License Plate On His Own Vehicle (15)


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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' (325)
02:59 Problem: Male Operators Use Surveillance Cameras For Ogling Women; Mayor's Solution: Employ Only Female Operators (20)


22:59 Wall Street Journal Scores Very Limited Win In Fight With DOJ Over Sealed Surveillance Documents (4)
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