stories from May 7th, 2012

Legal Issues

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
activism, chile, china, pipa, sopa, tpp


Patents

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
innovation, patent war, tim cook

Companies:
apple, samsung


Scams

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
chess, fraud, marl, nobel prize, penn and teller, sec, siri, statistics


Politics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
activism, germany, pirate party


Business Models

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
drm, ebooks, harry potter, jk rowling, pottermore


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
api, de minimis, fair use, java

Companies:
google, oracle, sun


Broadband

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
competition, data rates, monopoly, randall stephenson

Companies:
at&t, t-mobile


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
big brother, glass house, idea/expression, reality television

Companies:
abc, cbs


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
encryption, fbi, voip, wiretapping


Movie Industry

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
contentid, hollywood, vcr

Companies:
megaupload, mpaa, viacom, youtube


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
ebooks, piracy, publishing


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Tuesday

17:00 DailyDirt: The Promises Of Graphene (5)
15:48 Citizens Looking To Safely Record Interactions With Law Enforcement Have A Couple Of New Options To Consider (5)
14:44 Police Department Says It Will No Longer Be Accepting Motel 6's Nightly Guest Lists (10)
13:37 In The Information Age, It's More Important To Expand The Pie Than Eat The Whole Damn Pie (11)
12:30 Techdirt Podcast Episode 23: Is AirBnB Good Or Bad For Cities? (1)
12:27 Daily Deals: Nexus 5 & 1-Yr Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop (3)
11:26 Appeals Court Says Warrantless Phone Tracking Doesn't Violate 4th Amendment Because 'Third Party Doctrine' (50)
10:33 Team Prenda Has A Very Bad Day In Court... And You Can Watch It All (56)
09:33 After Blowing $336 Million On Failed Merger, Comcast Again Proves New Neutrality Rules Won't Harm Broadband Investment (17)
08:19 Our New IP Czar Gives His First Speech... And It Is Not Encouraging At All (68)
06:16 Tone Deaf Zuckerberg Declares Opposition To Zero Rated Apps An 'Extremist' Position That Hurts The Poor (76)
04:09 New York Times Publishes Name Of CIA's Drone Strike 'Architect' While Other Media Outlets Pretend This Is Still Some Sort Of Secret (13)
01:04 1000-Year-Old Village Told To Stop Using Name Because Of Trademark Claim From Hotel Chain Founded There (37)

Monday

21:06 The Virgin Group Disputes Trademark Application Of Tiny Olive Oil Company Vasse Virgin Because Of Course They Did (19)
17:00 DailyDirt: Parents, Don't Let Your Kids Grow Up To Be Cowboys... (4)
15:37 European Court To Explore If Linking To Infringing Material Is Infringing (18)
14:32 DOJ Apparently Last To Know About Widespread Stingray Usage/Secrecy; Vows To Look Into It (22)
13:34 House Refuses To Consider USA Freedom Amendment Stopping NSA's Backdoor Searches... Even As Everyone Supports It (10)
12:34 Apple Trying To Kill Off Spotify's Free Tier; DOJ Now Investigating For Antitrust (92)
12:32 Daily Deals: May The Fourth Be With You Gamer Bundle (3)
11:37 How To Use 'Intellectual Property' Properly (114)
10:32 Court Issues Highly Questionable Restraining Order Over Anyone Even Remotely Related To Streaming Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight (31)
09:32 Court Rejects Pennsylvania's Ridiculous Law That Takes Away First Amendment For Convicts (26)
08:10 US Presidential Election Is So Corrupt Even The Person In Charge Says She Has No Power To Stop Abuse (70)
06:06 Forget, Mayweather v. Pacquaio: The Big Fight Was Apparently Hollywood v. Periscope Streaming (62)
03:59 And Another One Bites The Dust: Mass Surveillance Ruled Unconstitutional In Slovak Republic (13)

Sunday

12:00 Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (22)

Saturday

12:00 This Week In Techdirt History: April 26th - May 2nd (1)
09:00 Awesome Stuff: The Modular Smartphone... Case (2)

Friday

19:39 Patent Reform Bill A Good Step, But Still Falls Way Short Of Fixing A Broken System (6)
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