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Overhype

by Mike Masnick


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advertising, creepy, target ads, uncanny valley

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Wednesday

10:46 Irony Alert: Disney (Yes, DISNEY!) Whines About 'Overzealous Copyright Holders' (37)
10:41 Daily Deal: Sticky Password Premium (3)
09:31 Prisons Switch Device Providers; Render $11.3 Million Of Inmate-Purchased Music Worthless (35)
06:18 On Thursday, Ajit Pai Has To Explain Why His FCC Made Up A DDOS Attack And Lied To Congress (52)
03:15 Australian Gov't Floats New Batch Of Compelled Access Legislation With An Eye On Encryption (23)

Tuesday

19:26 Bruce Lee's Estate Gets Stiff Roundhouse Kick After Trying To Block Theater Company's Trademark (7)
15:37 Iowa Supreme Court Thinks Things Are Too Tough For Bad Cops, Adopts Qualified Immunity Defense (30)
13:49 Techdirt Podcast Episode 178: Old Tweets & Your Permanent Record (2)
12:00 Court Rejects Ajit Pai's Bid To Reduce Broadband Subsidies For Tribal Areas (37)
10:43 Free Speech Pro-Tip: You Can Yell Fire In A Crowded Theatre (25)
10:38 Daily Deal: The Essential Microsoft Excel Bundle (0)
09:25 In Defense Of Slow News (38)
06:20 Oh Look, Yet More Efforts To Strangle Broadband Competition (22)
03:23 Broward County School Board Gets Hit With Anti-SLAPP Suit After Trying To Punish Paper For Exposing Its Redaction Failure (17)

Monday

19:36 Chicago Court: Yeah, Billy Goat Tavern Is Probably Going To Lose Trademark Case, But It Can Go Forward Anyway (3)
14:36 Court Tells Government It Can't Search A House Just Because A Suspected Drug Dealer Once Parked In Its Driveway (20)
12:06 Nintendo Using Copyright To Erase Video Game History (76)
10:46 Appeals Court: No Immunity For Border Patrol Agent's Murder Of 16-Year-Old Mexican Citizen (34)
10:41 Daily Deal: Pay What You Want Adobe CC A-Z Bundle (2)
09:32 We're Bad At Regulating Privacy, Because We Don't Understand Privacy (49)
06:29 Ajit Pai Does Something Right, Will Reform Stupid Utility Pole Rules To Speed Up Fiber Deployment (93)
03:23 Exposure Of Secret TSA Surveillance Program Nets The Government More Terrorist Watchlist Litigation (45)

Sunday

12:00 Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (18)

Saturday

12:00 This Week In Techdirt History: August 5th - 11th (0)

Friday

19:39 Brief To FISA Court Says The Presumption Of Openness Should Apply There, Too (16)
14:38 9th Circuit Denies Cops Who Shot Innocent People 15 Times Qualified Immunity For The Second Time (30)
12:02 Federal Judge Calls City's Asset Forfeiture Program Unconstitutional (40)
10:45 Accused Pirate Tries For Attorney's Fees After Copyright Troll Attempts To Run Away From Discovery (18)
10:40 Daily Deal: Soundfreaq Pocket Kick Bluetooth Speaker (0)
09:33 Appeals Court Says Law Criminalizing Threats To Sue Or Complain About Police Officers Is Unconstitutional (15)
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