stories from April 20th, 2012

Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
ben huh, ben sheffner, mickey mouse, sky is rising, tom bell

Companies:
mpaa, reasontv


Culture

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
comments, copying, creativity, discussion, erin mckeown


Stupidity

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
errors, mobile phones, text messaging


Innovation

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
bacon, baconnaise, coffin, food, hand sanitizer, nashville, sundae

Companies:
burger king


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
aggregation, hot news, search engine

Companies:
associated press, meltwater


Stupidity

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
control, ownership culture, pirate party, toys

Companies:
playmobil


Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
criminal charges, procedural error

Companies:
megaupload


(Mis)Uses of Technology

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
contentid, filtering, germany

Companies:
gema, youtube


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
4th amendment, alex kozinski, privacy


Stupidity

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
beijing, london, olympics, sponsorship


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
australia, fair use, kookaburra, men at work

Companies:
larrikan music


Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
australia, bittorrent, hollywood, liability

Companies:
afact, iinet, mpaa, wikileaks


Stupidity

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
hollywood, licensing, piracy, streaming

Companies:
netflix


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Thursday

05:21 Australian Librarians Start 'Cooking For Copyright' Campaign To Change Law For Unpublished Works (24)
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Wednesday

23:19 MoMA Releases Data On 125,000 Art Works To The Public (0)
17:00 DailyDirt: Plenty Of Spaceships... Sorta (6)
15:18 Cop To Vet On Receiving End Of Bogus Raid: Investigating Things Beforehand Just Slows Us Down (100)
14:03 Everyone's A Bad Guy: German Regulator Orders Facebook To Drop Its Stupid 'Real Name' Policy (28)
12:46 Warner Music's Response To Evidence Of Happy Birthday In The Public Domain: Who Really Knows Anything, Really? (36)
11:40 Vizio Latest Manufacturer To Offer More Ways For TVs To Watch Purchasers (62)
10:41 Washington Post Publishes... And Then Unpublishes... Opinion Piece By Ex-Intelligence Industry Brass, In Favor Of Strong Encryption (32)
10:36 Daily Deal: Virtual Training Company 2-Year Subscription (0)
09:32 Reminder: When Ron Wyden Says There's A Secret Interpretation Of A Law, Everyone Should Pay Attention (22)
08:26 Study Of Spain's 'Google Tax' On News Shows How Much Damage It Has Done (75)
07:04 Canada Opens Incumbent Fiber Networks To Competition, Cue The Hysteria (19)
05:00 Australian Police Raid Bookseller Over Copies Of A Book First Published 24 Years Ago (34)
03:01 Wordpress Takes A Stand Against Abusive DMCA Takedown Notices; Others Should Pay Attention (20)

Tuesday

23:04 Doobie Brothers Vs. The Doobie Decimal System In Trademark Battle (28)
17:00 DailyDirt: Asteroids Are Not Just An 80s Video Game (6)
15:41 New York City Decides To Actually Pay Attention To Its Verizon Contracts After Getting Ripped Off On FiOS Deal (16)
14:19 Audits Of Asset Forfeiture Program Uncover Funds Used To Pay Student Loans, Property Used As Rent-Free Housing (38)
13:08 Donald Trump's Clueless Lawyer Threatens Press, Says It's Ok To Rape Your Spouse (81)
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11:01 White House Vaguely Agrees Outdated ECPA Should Be Reformed But Only With An Eye On The Government's 'Interests' (5)
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09:59 White House Finally Answers Snowden Pardon Petition: The Only Good Whistleblowing Is Punished Whistleblowing (77)
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07:35 Director Of National Intelligence Hammers Final Official Nail Into Bulk Phone Records Program (9)
05:27 Happy Birthday Copyright Bombshell: New Evidence Warner Music Previously Hid Shows Song Is Public Domain (134)
03:27 Obviously, No One Ever Would Have Thought Of Remote Controlled Sex Toys Without This Patent (30)

Monday

23:23 Portland City Officials Agree Not To Sue Over Portland Oregon Sign To Keep Court From Ruling On Trademark (12)
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