stories from August 21st, 2012

Scams

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
cheating, game shows, millionaire, online classes, plagiarism, scams, scrabble

Companies:
coursera


Say That Again

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
innovation, panels, sxsw, tech policy, voting


Economics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
apps, coffee, digital content, economics, price


Culture

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
films, kansas, likeness, publicity rights, wilt chamberlain


Privacy

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
fbi, informants, muslims, privacy, profiling, terrorism


Failures

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
dexter, showtime, spoilers, unskippable dvd ads


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, cyberlockers, hosting, linking, search

Companies:
rapidshare


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
data, ethics, falsifying, rankings, universities

Companies:
emory university


Trademark

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
jeah, olympics, ryan lochte, trademark


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