stories from August 23rd, 2012

Economics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
economics, externalities, germany, pay to link


Studies

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
fda, healthcare, nicotine, predictions, smoking, tobacco

Companies:
citibank, philip morris


Privacy

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
data, nsa, privacy, spying, total information awareness


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
dubai, internet governance, itu, public, transparency, un


Politics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
campaigning, open internet, politics


Techdirt

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
anniversary, techdirt


Politics

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
bounty, secrecy, tpp, transparency


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
brandon raub, civil liberties, free speech


Movie Industry

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
copyright, dvds, hollywood, strategy, windows


Business Models

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
free to play, paying customers, piracy rates

Companies:
ubisoft


Culture

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
fired, pricing, teachers, textbooks


Trademark

by Zachary Knight


Filed Under:
domain squatting, top level domains, trademark

Companies:
riot games


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Wednesday

03:22 Russia's Hackathon Continues, Targeting The New York Times And Other News Agencies (24)

Tuesday

22:30 Little Tree Air Freshener Company Sues Non-Profit For Making Tree Shaped Ornaments (25)
16:26 The EFF Calls Out Microsoft's Ongoing Bullshit On Windows 10 Privacy Concerns (62)
14:37 And Just Like That, The Dumbest Trademark Suit Over Saying 'Thank You' Disappears (14)
13:00 Techdirt Podcast Episode 87: An Interview With Kim Dotcom's Lawyer (10)
11:45 FBI Apparently Made Darkweb Child Porn Site Faster During Its Hosting Of Seized Server (36)
10:47 Sony Apparently Issuing Takedowns To Facebook For News Articles About PS4 Slim Leak (14)
10:42 Daily Deal: SaferVPN Basic Subscription (0)
09:43 Think Tank That First Proposed SOPA Now Claims 'Proof' That SOPA Would Have Been Great (12)
08:40 Peter Thiel's Lawyer Now Sending Questionable Defamation Threat Letters To Media On Behalf Of Melania Trump (24)
06:32 Your 'Smart' Power Outlets Are Now Botnets Thanks To The Internet Of Broken Things (37)
03:25 What It Looks Like When The Terrorists Win: The JFK Stampede Over Fans Cheering For Usain Bolt (30)

Monday

23:27 Police Unions To City Officials: If You Want Good, Accountable Cops, You'll Need To Pay Them More (44)
16:02 With Both Presidential Candidates Claiming To Be Against The TPP, President Obama Kicks Off Campaign To Ratify It (30)
14:35 Why Are The Congressional Intelligence Committees So Quiet On The NSA Malware Leaks? (16)
13:07 Anti-Piracy Operations Are Fabricating Links To Non-Existent Torrents In DMCA Notices (32)
11:55 Did The NY Times Give Up Its Journalism Standards The Second Facebook Threw A Few Million Its Way? (13)
10:54 Donald Trump Has Freed Up Journalists' Ability To Call Bullshit; But It Won't Last, Nor Extend To Others (90)
10:50 Daily Deal: Apple MFi-Certified Lightning Cable 3-Pack (0)
09:47 India Criminalizes Merely Visiting A Copyright Infringing 'Blocked' Site (26)
08:35 T-Mobile, Sprint Tap Dance Over, Under, And Around Net Neutrality (24)
06:26 Appeals Court Tosses Lawsuit Against Broadcasters For Violating Publicity Rights During Football Game Broadcasts (5)
03:22 The NYPD's Third 'Forfeiture' Option: Call Seized Items 'Evidence;' Never Give Them Back (29)

Sunday

12:00 Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt (5)

Saturday

12:00 This Week In Techdirt History: August 14th - 20th (1)
09:00 Awesome Stuff: A Recycling 3D Pen (5)

Friday

19:39 Federal Election Commission To Crack Down On 'Deez Nuts' As Presidential Candidate (37)
17:59 Why The NSA's Vulnerability Equities Process Is A Joke (And Why It's Unlikely To Ever Get Better) (17)
16:16 Woman Sues After Police Destroy Her Home During 10-Hour Standoff With The Family Dog (54)
14:42 Mexican Government Officials Have Press Creds Withdrawn From Olympics Over Uploaded Cell Phone Footage (17)
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