stories from April 26th, 2013

Overhype

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
california, security


Business Models

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
native advertising


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
hulk hogan

Companies:
gawker


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
fifth amendment


Economics

by Dealbreaker


Companies:
facebook, nasdaq


Failures

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
dmca, encryption, streisand effect

Companies:
ciphercloud, stackexchange


Patents

by Glyn Moody


Companies:
mcafee


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
germany, net neutrality

Companies:
deutsche telekom


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
cispa, cybersecurity


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Companies:
1-800-contacts, ditto


Legal Issues

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
juvenile offenders, washington


Failures

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
simcity

Companies:
ea, maxis


Surprises

by Timothy Geigner


Filed Under:
australia, game of thrones

Companies:
hbo


Politics

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
nte, transparency, ustr


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Friday

09:33 UK Music Collection Society PRS Sues SoundCloud (32)
08:18 Bill That Was Supposed To Limit Police Drone Activity Changed By Lobbyist To Enable Weaponized Drones (40)
06:17 Border Patrol Agent Forwarded All Emails To Someone Else's Gmail; Only Discovered When 'Civilian' Responded (30)
03:20 United In Flight WiFi Blocks Popular News Sites (32)

Thursday

23:18 New Malware Attack Tries To Trick People By Pretending To Be EFF (18)
17:00 DailyDirt: Personal Mobility Hasn't Been Perfected Yet... (13)
15:34 City of San Jose Looking To Attach Automatic License Plate Readers To Garbage Trucks (21)
14:15 Judge Finds No One To Like In Lawsuit Brought By Ripoff Report Against Overreaching State Prosecutor (23)
12:53 Techdirt Reading List: Data And Goliath (6)
11:52 AP Sues FBI Over Impersonating An AP Reporter With A Fake AP Story (21)
10:41 Leading DarkNet Market Agora Temporarily Suspends Service Over Tor Vulnerability Concerns (7)
10:36 Daily Deal: Twist World Charging Station (0)
09:32 SciFi Headline Turns Real: US Drone Kills ISIS Hacker (104)
08:22 Tobacco Industry's Interest In Trade Negotiations? Totally Redacted (24)
06:19 'We Should Put A Metal Detector On The Other Side': The Laughable Waste Of TSA Body Scanners (61)
03:13 Study: 15% Of Wireless Users Now Tracked By Stealth Headers, Or 'Zombie Cookies' (27)

Wednesday

23:14 Drunken Monarchy Fight: King Of Beers V. Queen Of Beers In Trademark Tussle (39)
17:00 DailyDirt: Getting From Point A To B... Really Really Quickly (12)
15:23 If You're Selling Gift Cards Over The Internet, There's A Patent Troll Coming For You (18)
13:53 Windows 10 Reserves The Right To Block Pirated Games And 'Unauthorized' Hardware (182)
12:44 Court Dismisses Ripoff Report's Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit Against People Who Sued It Five Years Ago (13)
11:45 Virginia Police Force BBC Reporters To Delete Camera Footage Of Police Pursuit Of Shooter (53)
10:45 Complaint To FTC Says It’s 'Deceptive' For Google To Not Recognize 'Right To Be Forgotten' In US (50)
10:40 Daily Deal: Lavasoft Ad-Aware Pro Security 2-Year Subscription (9)
09:39 The Rise Of ContentID Trolls: Dan Bull Has Someone Claim His Music, Take His Money, Issue Takedowns (120)
08:28 James Clapper Says Intelligence Community Has 'Duty To Warn' Endangered People... Sort Of (28)
07:07 Latest TVEyes Ruling A Mixed Bag: Archiving & Sharing Privately Is Fair Use; Downloading & Sharing Publicly Is Not (24)
05:02 Prominent Salt Lake City Residents Sue The NSA Over Mass Warrantless Surveillance During The 2002 Olympics (6)
03:04 As Part Of Its War On Encryption, Russia Briefly Blocks All Of Wikipedia Over One Weed Reference (41)

Tuesday

23:05 Malaysia To Introduce RFID Tracking For Every Vehicle (64)
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