stories from August 14th, 2012

Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
copyright, criminal, liabiity, linking, rojadirecta

Companies:
flava works, puerto 80


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
boston, cabs, gps, livery, massachusetts, rides, weights and measures

Companies:
uber


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
criminals, domains, seizing domains, seizures


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
anonymity, free speech, shelby county

Companies:
commercial appeal


Legal Issues

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
anton vickerman, conspiracy, uk

Companies:
fact, surfthechannel


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
blocking, copyright, india, overblocking

Companies:
airtel


Too Much Free Time

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
honey badger, ncaa rules, trademark, tyrann mathieu

Companies:
lsu, ncaa


Defamation

by Eric Goldman


Filed Under:
citations, defamation, gizmodo, sarcasm

Companies:
gawker, peep technology


Culture

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
hostage works, orphan works, rescuing, sci-fi

Companies:
signularity & co


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Friday

08:29 It's 2016 And The EU Is Just Now Getting Ready To Decide If Hyperlinking Is Legal (20)
06:23 TV Station Educates Public On Dangers Of Teen Sexting By Exposing 14-Year-Old's Name... And Penis (44)
03:21 Software Company Asks Users For Input On DRM; Goes Ahead And Institutes It Anyway Over Their Objections (31)

Thursday

23:23 Proposed Hungarian Law Would Allow Government To Suspend Key Human Rights Whenever There Is A 'Terror Threat Situation' (26)
17:00 DailyDirt: Harnessing A Lot Of Energy Ain't Easy (10)
15:31 Congress Might Actually Be Moving Forward On Fixing Outdated Email Privacy Law! (18)
14:00 NBC, Filthy Pirates, Sued Over Use Of Photographer's Work Without Permission (43)
12:41 Techdirt Reading List: Information Feudalism: Who Owns The Knowledge Economy? (1)
11:41 Russia Blocks Another Archive Site Because It Might Contain Old Pages About Drugs (7)
10:35 Ridiculous Copyright Fight Still Keeping The Only Video Of The First Super Bowl Locked Up (65)
10:30 Daily Deal: ZenMate VPN (0)
09:25 Napolitano Says She's Always Wanted To Talk About The Secret Surveillance She Hasn't Talked About Since Last August (25)
08:26 Key And Peele To Livestream 'Sports Commentary' During An 'Upcoming Sports Game' That They Can't Name (30)
06:25 ESPN Gets Nielsen To Revise Its Data To Suggest Cord Cutting's No Big Deal (26)
03:20 A Tiny Cell With An Omnipresent Guard, Visitors Just Twice A Day: TAFTA/TTIP's German Transparency Room (53)

Wednesday

23:23 The Wil Wheaton Effect Is Why Video Game Makers Should Embrace Let's Play Videos (26)
17:00 DailyDirt: Who Doesn't Like Cheap Oil? (17)
15:33 Countries Sign The TPP... Whatever Happened To The 'Debate' We Were Promised Before Signing? (61)
14:07 Take-Two Software Sued Over Copyright On NBA Players' Tattoos (34)
12:48 Comcast 'Only' Lost 36,000 Pay TV Subscribers Last Year, Prompting Renewed Cord Cutting Denial (18)
11:36 Former DHS Boss Puts University Of California Employees Under Secret Surveillance (38)
10:31 Publicity Rights For A Photobombing Horse? Owner Demands Cut Of Photo Prize (49)
10:29 Daily Deal: Python Programming Bootcamp (0)
09:33 Ares Rights Gets EFF Lawyer Suspended From Twitter For Posting Mild Criticism (22)
08:29 Utah Politician Looking To Tackle Doxing, DoS Attacks And Swatting With New Slate Of Cybercrime Amendments (16)
06:19 ISPs Are Trampling Net Neutrality While The FCC Sits Boxed In By Lawsuits, Upcoming Election (40)
03:20 Federal Judge Says The FBI Needs To Stop Playing Keepaway With Requested FOIA Processing Documents (23)

Tuesday

23:23 The Incredible Corporate Sovereignty Saga Involving Ecuador And Chevron Continues (32)
17:00 DailyDirt: Nature Vs. CRISPR (6)
15:33 Hasbro Sued For Font Piracy On My Little Pony Merchandise (51)
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