stories from May 3rd, 2012

Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
crackdown, kuwait, social media

Companies:
facebook, twitter


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
censorship, isp, uk

Companies:
the pirate bay


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
censorship, dajaz1, domain seizure, ice, riaa


Business Models

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
google+, walled garden, wil wheaton

Companies:
google, youtube


Scams

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
crowdsourcing, video games

Companies:
kickstarter, reddit


Say That Again

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
file sharing, greed, piracy, swizz beatz

Companies:
megaupload


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
censorship, dan bull, newzbin2, uk

Companies:
the pirate bay


Politics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
europe, germany, ny times, obama, pirate party


Broadband

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
fiber, kansas, piracy, south korea

Companies:
google, mpaa


Free

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
digital, library, publishing


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Wednesday

03:24 Silicon Valley Billionaire Peter Thiel Accused Of Financing Hulk Hogan's Ridiculous Lawsuits Against Gawker (34)

Tuesday

23:23 Appeals Court Tells Government It Must Extend Educational Institution FOIA Fee Price Break To Students (5)
17:00 DailyDirt: 3, 2, 1... Liftoff (2)
15:37 Study: One Out Of Every 178 Posts To Chinese Social Media Is Government Propaganda (12)
14:04 Another Court Finds FBI's NIT Warrants To Be Invalid, But Credits Agents' 'Good Faith' To Deny Suppression (27)
12:50 Federal Judge Catches DOJ Lying, Sanctions Lawyers With Mandatory Ethics Classes (54)
11:44 Reddit, Mozilla, Others Urge FCC To Formally Investigate Broadband Usage Caps And Zero Rating (12)
10:39 Google To France: No You Don't Get To Censor The Global Internet (55)
10:33 Daily Deal: HDR Projects 4 Professional (1)
09:38 Sony Thinks It Can Charge An 'Administrative Fee' For Fair Use (35)
08:38 Web Sheriff Abuses DMCA In Weak Attempt To Hide Info Under UK High Court Injunction, Fails Miserably (25)
06:23 Fantastic: Now British Firms Are Getting In On The Bogus Website/Bogus DMCA Notice Scam (31)
03:26 Oculus Is Hurting VR's Development By Supporting Walled Gardens, Closed Ecosystems (17)

Monday

23:23 Take-Two Says Tattoo Artist Can't Get Statutory Damages Because He Only Registered Copyright In 2015 (17)
17:00 DailyDirt: I'd Like To Be... Under The Sea (3)
15:38 Shameful: House Panel Votes Down Plan To Make Public Domain Congressional Research Public (27)
14:10 Fox In The Henhouse: Uses Someone Else's YouTube Clip In Family Guy, Then Takes Down The Original (21)
12:47 Self-Proclaimed 'Badass Lawyer' Loses Defamation Suit Against Parody Twitter Account (11)
11:39 FBI Agent Testifies That The Agency's Tor-Exploiting Malware Isn't Actually Malware (25)
10:36 Chelsea Manning Appeals 35-Year Sentence For Leaking Files (26)
10:29 Daily Deal: CompTIA A+ IT Support Technician 2016 Training (1)
09:26 You're Entitled To Your Own Opinions, But Not Your Own Facts About Copyright, NY Times Edition (80)
08:28 Another Whistleblower -- One Who Tried To Protect Other Whistleblowers -- Says The 'Official Channels' Are Worthless (17)
06:21 Paramount Apparently Going To Drop Lawsuit Against Axanar Fan Film, Produce 'Guidelines' For Fan Films (35)
03:23 Judge Says Defendant Has Right To Examine FBI's Hacking Tool While Stating FBI Has Right To Withhold Details (32)

Sunday

12:00 Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (0)

Saturday

13:30 This Week In Techdirt History: May 15th - 21st (0)
10:00 Awesome Stuff: Art & Copyright (0)

Friday

19:39 Google Goes On The Offensive Against Troll Armed With Old Mp3 Player Patent (56)
18:16 Law Firm Subpoenas Glassdoor For Negative Anonymous Reviews, Supercharges Streisand Effect With Its Response (38)
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