stories from March 30th, 2012

Copyright

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
copyright, infringement

Companies:
apple, nbc universal


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
officers, steve gibson, thomas dibiase

Companies:
eff, righthaven


Ramblings

by Michael Ho


Filed Under:
data, food, food deserts, mapping tools, tracking, usda


Trademark

by Eric Goldman


Filed Under:
competitors, search engines, trademark

Companies:
ar pillow, cottrell


Free Speech

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
abuse, copyfraud, copyright, dmca, takedowns

Companies:
mls


Failures

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
bruce schneier, harm, kip hawley, security theater, tsa


Culture

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
copyright, culture, fan fiction, fans, norman spinrad, phase ii, star trek

Companies:
cbs


Trademark

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
domains, gtld, trademark, udrp, urs

Companies:
icann


Say That Again

by Leigh Beadon


Filed Under:
connecting with fans, kevin smith


Copyright

by Glyn Moody


Filed Under:
acta, benefits, conflation, copyright, counterfeits

Companies:
ipi


Culture

by Tim Cushing


Filed Under:
apps, control, convenience, payment, scams, updates


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Friday

08:31 President Obama Threw A Cyberwar.... And No One Showed Up (15)
06:32 YouTube Personality Files Bogus Copyright Infringement Lawsuit To Shut Up Two Critics (12)
03:30 Judge Says The FBI Can Keep Its Hacking Tool Secret, But Not The Evidence Obtained With It (18)

Thursday

23:23 Nebraska Drug Warriors Lose Bust Thanks To Jurisdictional Limits On Criminal Conspiracy Charges (13)
17:00 DailyDirt: Storing Lots Of Energy (17)
15:40 Cities Rushing To Restrict Airbnb Are About To Discover That They're Violating Key Internet Law (24)
14:01 Big Win For Fair Use: Jury Says Google's Use Of Java API's Was Fair Use... On To The Appeal (20)
12:55 Techdirt T-Shirt List: Nerd Harder (0)
11:49 'Smart Grid' Company Demands MuckRock Turn Over Info On Anyone Who Might Have Seen Public Records Docs Involving It (24)
10:42 Bankruptcy Fight May Be The Least Of Team Prenda's Concerns, As The FBI Comes Knocking (48)
10:36 Daily Deal: Automatic Connected Car Adapter (7)
09:28 House Budget Bill Guts Net Neutrality, Kills FCC Authority -- All Because The FCC Dared To Stand Up To Comcast & AT&T (35)
08:31 Yes, A Billionaire Looking To Destroy A Media Organization Through Lawsuits Is A Big Deal Even If You Don't Like The Media Organization (74)
06:27 As Expected, Verizon's Attempt To Woo Millennials Is Falling Flat On Its Face (12)
03:20 EU Commission Releases Plans To More Directly Regulate Internet, Pretending It's Not Regulating The Internet (27)

Wednesday

23:23 Urban Outfitters With A Surprising First Win In Navajo Trademark Dispute: Navajo Isn't Famous (10)
17:00 DailyDirt: The Eyes Have It (2)
15:44 City Of Mesa Abusing Trademark Law To Punish City Council Candidate They Don't Like (12)
14:07 Lawmakers From The Great Theocracy Of Utah Looking To Block Porn On Cell Phones (156)
12:35 DHS/ICE Knew Its World Series 'Panty Raid' Was A Bad Idea; Pressured To Do So Anyway (24)
11:34 Hollywood Writers & Copyright Scholars Point Out That Piracy Fears Over Open Set Top Boxes Are Complete FUD (11)
10:36 Congrats, FBI, You've Now Convinced Silicon Valley To Encrypt And Dump Log Files (62)
10:31 Daily Deal: CyberGhost VPN Premium Plan (1)
09:30 AT&T's Broadband Caps Go Live This Week And Are The Opening Salvo In An All-Out War On Cord Cutters (40)
08:34 Copyright As Censorship: Questionable Copyright Claim Forces Indie Musician To Destroy All Physical Copies Of New Album (23)
06:27 As Netflix Locks Down Exclusive Disney Rights, The New Walled Gardens Emerge (60)
03:24 Silicon Valley Billionaire Peter Thiel Accused Of Financing Hulk Hogan's Ridiculous Lawsuits Against Gawker (50)

Tuesday

23:23 Appeals Court Tells Government It Must Extend Educational Institution FOIA Fee Price Break To Students (5)
17:00 DailyDirt: 3, 2, 1... Liftoff (2)
15:37 Study: One Out Of Every 178 Posts To Chinese Social Media Is Government Propaganda (12)
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