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by Mike Masnick

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copyright, criminal, liabiity, linking, rojadirecta

flava works, puerto 80


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boston, cabs, gps, livery, massachusetts, rides, weights and measures



by Mike Masnick

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criminals, domains, seizing domains, seizures

Free Speech

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anonymity, free speech, shelby county

commercial appeal

Legal Issues

by Leigh Beadon

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anton vickerman, conspiracy, uk

fact, surfthechannel


by Mike Masnick

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blocking, copyright, india, overblocking


Too Much Free Time

by Mike Masnick

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honey badger, ncaa rules, trademark, tyrann mathieu

lsu, ncaa


by Eric Goldman

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citations, defamation, gizmodo, sarcasm

gawker, peep technology


by Zachary Knight

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hostage works, orphan works, rescuing, sci-fi

signularity & co

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16:08 Off We Go: Oracle Officially Appeals Google's Fair Use Win (12)
14:38 Facebook's Arbitrary Offensiveness Police Take Down Informational Video About Breast Cancer Screening (17)
12:58 Google's Quiet, Confusing Privacy Policy Change Is Why We Need More Transparency & Control (41)
11:45 Pissed Consumer Sues Reputation Management Firms Over Their Bogus Lawsuit/Fake Defendant/Takedown Scams (33)
10:43 Google Fiber Announces Layoffs & Deployment Pause, Will Likely Pivot To Wireless (21)
10:37 Daily Deal: Novice to Expert Java Bundle (0)
09:39 The Reason The Copyright Office Misrepresented Copyright Law To The FCC: Hollywood Told It To (40)
08:27 Yahoo Asks James Clapper To Please Let It Talk About The Email Scanning It Did For The Government (27)
06:23 Netflix CEO Wary That AT&T's Latest Merger Could Hurt Streaming Competitors (31)
03:23 With Interest In Profile Defenders' Questionable Lawsuits Rising, The Lawsuits Start Falling (20)


23:23 Kuwait Backtracks On Mandatory DNA Database Of All Citizens And Visitors (11)
17:00 ACLU Sues Government Over Unreleased FISA Court Opinions (3)
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13:08 Techdirt Podcast Episode 96: Death Knell For Software Patents (3)
11:56 New Docs Detail How AT&T Planned To Profit Massively By Helping Law Enforcement Spy On The Public (23)
10:46 Shameful: Perfectly Reasonable Academic Book On Gene Kelly Killed By Bogus Copyright Claims (31)
10:40 Daily Deal: VPN Unlimited And To Do Checklist Bundle (0)
09:37 The Clinton Campaign Should Stop Denying That The Wikileaks Emails Are Valid; They Are And They're Real (119)
08:27 Shake Up At The Copyright Office A Possible Preview To Fight Over Copyright Reform (23)
06:24 Chickenshit American Bar Association Scared Out Of Publishing Report Calling Trump A Libel Bully (37)
03:24 Leaked Documents Show New Zealand Company's Connection To GCHQ's Internet Dragnet (15)


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