stories from August 14th, 2012


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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09:33 Mother Jones Wins Ridiculous SLAPP Suit Filed By Billionaire... Who Still Claims Victory (18)
08:13 White House Takes The Cowardly Option: Refuses To Say No To Encryption Backdoors, Will Quietly Ask Companies (26)
06:17 Bobby Jindal Announces Violent Games/Movies To Blame For All Those Mass Shootings (49)
03:19 Important California Privacy Bill Signed Into Law: Police Need A Warrant To Look At Your Data (17)


23:16 Flour City Pasta Goes Trademark On All The Other Flour City Food Companies Until Backlash Ensues (12)
17:00 DailyDirt: Which College Is The Best? (5)
15:35 Locked Out Of The Sixth Amendment By Proprietary Forensic Software (60)
14:17 Once More: The TPP Agreement Is Not A Free Trade Agreement, It's A Protectionist Anti-Free Trade Agreement (43)
13:00 Techdirt Reading List: Learning By Doing (5)
11:56 Appeals Court: No You Can't Copyright Yoga (16)
10:49 No, Making Fun Of Donald Trump's Stupid Red Hat Isn't Trademark Infringement (32)
10:44 Daily Deal: SKEYE Pico Drone (7)
09:46 The Coming Collision Between EU Privacy Regulation And American Free Speech (48)
08:47 NBC's Ingenious Solution To Ad Skipping And Low Ratings: More Embarrassingly Unfunny Product Placement (53)
07:00 The Right Way To Stop Piracy (67)
05:09 Purdue University Completely Freaks Out Because Bart Gellman's Speech Shows Classified Snowden Docs Already Seen By Millions (28)
03:06 Matthew Keys Found Guilty Of Criminal 'Hacking' For Sharing News Company Login (34)


23:08 After Trademark Cease And Desist, Brewery Change Beer Named 'Night Train' To 'Night Rain' (15)
17:00 DailyDirt: Yet Another Flu Season... (10)
15:28 Tacoma Police Sued Over Heavily-Redacted Stingray Non-Disclosure Agreement (6)
14:02 Government Accountability Offices Finds Government Still Mostly Terrible When It Comes To Cybersecurity (7)
12:53 Australia Finally Rejects Gene Patents (5)
11:46 TPP Also Locks In Broken Anti-Circumvention Rules That Destroy Your Freedoms (45)
10:46 Former NSA Directors Coming Out Strongly *Against* Backdooring Encryption (19)
10:41 Daily Deal: Lytro Cameras (12)
09:34 FCC Quickly Shoots Down The First (Incredibly Stupid) Net Neutrality Complaint (14)
08:29 China Looks To Quell Dissent With 'Citizen Scores,' A Number That Tracks Purchases, Opinions And Social Circles (62)
06:13 New Zealand Confirms That TPP Would Extend Copyright Terms In Many Countries, Block US Plans To Reduce Terms (52)
03:16 Cops Dodge Warrant Requirement By Grabbing Two Weeks Of Data, But Entering Only 6 Hours Of It As Evidence (18)


23:15 LMFAO The Beer Survives LMFAO The Band's Lawyers To Keep Its Name (13)
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