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Posted on Techdirt - 26 November 2021 @ 09:00am

Non-Fungible T-Shirts, And Other New Gear From Techdirt

Get your Non-Fungible T-Shirt and Right Click gear on Threadless »

Just in time for the holiday season, we’ve got a pair of new designs in the Techdirt Gear store on Threadless — both inspired by the ongoing conversation around (and our own experiments with) NFTs:

For those who want to celebrate and defend the ability to Right Click -> Save As, there’s the I Right Click And I’m Proud design, which is available on t-shirts as well as hoodies, sweatshirts, face masks, stickers, mugs, and more. For those who want something that doesn’t need the blockchain to be scarce and rivalrous, there’s the Non-Fungible T-Shirt (which is available only as, well, a t-shirt).

Visit the Techdirt Gear store on Threadless to get yours today! And if you’re doing some holiday shopping, also check out these academic galaxy map posters from Open Syllabus Project.

Posted on Techdirt - 27 July 2021 @ 11:15am

IBM Policy Lab's Newsletter Is A Must Read For Tech Policy

This is a sponsored post. For everyone who subscribes to the free IBM Tech Policy Lab email newsletter via our link, Techdirt receives a small commission. We would not offer this if we didn’t actually believe in the value of the newsletter itself, but this is very much sponsored content.

If you’re a reader of Techdirt, then you’re probably deeply interested in tech policy issues. Questions around tech policy have become more and more central over the last few years. Unfortunately, much of the discussion around tech policy is (to put it mildly) not particularly well informed. Last year, IBM launched its IBM Policy Lab as an attempt to build a place to bring together smart thinkers regarding tech and policy — and to take a long term view on what is the best policy for innovation going forward. There are some really great people behind the project.

The IBM Policy Lab includes various policy papers, live events, and discussions on important tech policy issues, and the best way to keep up with what they’re talking about is to subscribe to the newsletter. We may not always agree with the recommendations that come out of the IBM Policy Lab, but it has become a good place to really explore some key issues regarding technology and policy in a forward-looking manner.

Posted on Techdirt - 29 November 2020 @ 09:00am

Last Call: $10 Face Masks, $20 T-Shirts And More In Our Black Friday Gear Sale!

Last chance for storewide savings on Techdirt Gear! Sale ends tonight »

Today is the last day of our Black Friday weekend sale in the Techdirt Gear store on Threadless! We’re offering discounts on all our designs, from old hits like our Takedown gear to new offerings like Otherwise Objectionable. The sale ends tonight, so hurry up and get yours while there’s still time!

In addition to the standard face masks and basic t-shirts, we’ve taken five bucks off the price of all apparel including premium tees and pullover hoodies. If you’ve had your eye on some Techdirt gear, now’s the time to stock up!

Posted on Techdirt - 28 November 2020 @ 09:00am

Get $5 Off All Apparel In The Techdirt Gear Store! Sale Ends Tomorrow

Get $5 off all Techdirt apparel before the sale ends tomorrow night »

It’s the second day of our storewide Black Friday weekend sale in the Techdirt Gear store on Threadless! We’ve knocked $5 off the price of standard face masks and all apparel, including the popular trio of Nerd Mentality, Nerd Mentality and Nerd Harder, as well as our classic Techdirt logo gear and all our other designs.

The sale ends Sunday night, so get yours today! In addition to the $10 standard face masks and $20 basic t-shirts, the discount applies to all apparel including premium tees and pullover hoodies.

Posted on Techdirt - 27 November 2020 @ 09:00am

Black Friday Gear Sale: $10 Face Masks, $20 T-Shirts, And More!

Get storewide savings on all Techdirt Gear from now until Sunday night »

Our Black Friday weekend sale has begun! From today through the end of the weekend, we’re offering discounts on standard face masks and all apparel for all of the designs in the Techdirt Gear store on Threadless. Whether it’s one of our new offerings like That’s Not How Any Of This Works or an old favorite like Nerd Harder, now’s the time to grab that gear you’ve had your eye on!

In addition to the $10 standard face masks and $20 basic t-shirts, we’ve knocked five bucks off the price of all apparel including premium tees and pullover hoodies. The sale runs through this weekend and ends Sunday night, so get yours today!

Posted on Techdirt - 26 November 2020 @ 12:00pm

Techdirt Gear: Black Friday Weekend Sale Starts Tomorrow!

Our Black Friday weekend gear sale starts tomorrow in the Techdirt store on Threadless »

Ever since Teespring took down our Copying Is Not Theft gear and refused to offer an explanation last December, we’ve been launching our new designs (and gradually moving over old favorites) on Threadless — and now, it’s time for our first storewide sale!

Starting tomorrow, we’re taking $5 off all t-shirts, hoodies, and sweatshirts and selling standard face masks for just $10 each! The sale applies to all our designs on Threadless, and runs through to the end of Sunday — so if you’ve had your eye on some Techdirt gear, or you haven’t yet checked out our store, now’s the time to get your wish-list ready!

Posted on Techdirt - 11 March 2017 @ 12:00pm

They're Back: Copying Is Not Theft And Home Cooking Is Killing Restaurants

Techdirt Gear on Teespring

Copying Is Not Theft and Home Cooking Is Killing Restaurants are back »

Last week we brought back two of our 2016 T-shirt designs, and today we’ve got another two favorites returning to the Techdirt Gear store on Teespring: Copying Is Not Theft (a conversation starter, to say the least…) and Home Cooking Is Killing Restaurants.

In addition to our usual offerings (tees, hoodies, mugs and stickers) we’ve added a bunch of additional options for Copying Is Not Theft gear, at the expense of color choices (necessitated by the design). There are tank tops, long-sleeve tees, crew neck sweaters and a second option for women’s tees. Also, in addition to our usual $23 premium men’s tees, you have the option of a cheaper Hanes tagless tee for only $20. We don’t know if this is something people prefer, and we’re not sure how big the quality difference is (the premium tees are very nice) — but if lots of people opt for the cheaper t-shirt and are satisfied with the quality, we’ll consider making this available for more shirts in the future. Vote with your wallet and by letting us know in the comments or on Twitter!

Check out the Techdirt Gear store for these returning designs, and more »

Techdirt Gear on Teespring

Posted on Techdirt - 3 March 2017 @ 12:20pm

Takedown Gear Is Back Up! (Plus Another Returning Design)

Techdirt Gear on Teespring

Takedown and Math Is Not A Crime are back in the Techdirt Gear store »

As promised, over the next few weeks we’re going to be bringing back most of last year’s designs in the Techdirt Gear store on Teespring, and today we’ve got our first returning champions: the long-time favorite Takedown tee and the surprisingly controversial Math Is Not A Crime gear.

We’ve also got some brand new designs coming soon, but for now this is your chance to get one of these designs if you missed them last year! You can also help us out by sharing the store with friends — and we love seeing photos of Techdirt gear in the wild when you tag us in them on Twitter.

Check out the Techdirt Gear store for these returning designs, and more »

Techdirt Gear on Teespring

Posted on Techdirt - 18 February 2017 @ 12:00pm

Order This Weekend To Get The Next Batch Of Techdirt Gear!

I Invented Email

New Gear From Techdirt: I Invented Email »

As some of you might have noticed, recent upgrades over at Teespring have allowed us to change the way we offer Techdirt gear. Instead of running individual week-or-two long campaigns that only print and ship once the whole thing is completed, we’ve now got our logo gear (in two styles) and our I Invented Email gear running on a cycle with new orders printing and shipping every three days, so you don’t have to wait nearly as long to get your hands on it. Those of you who already ordered should be getting your shirts, hoodies et al soon!

Another batch closes tomorrow (Sunday) night — so order now to get in on the next shipment! The Email gear won’t be around forever, so don’t wait too long.

Posted on Techdirt - 19 October 2016 @ 12:45pm

Internet Privacy Week: Sign The Bill Of Rights & Raise Money For The EFF

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We’ve teamed up with Namecheap and the EFF to promote Internet Privacy Week and continue the fight to protect your privacy online. Show your support by signing and sharing the new Internet Privacy Bill of Rights.

The fight to protect online privacy is happening on many fronts, but when it comes to the internet services we use every day, the best possible results will come from collaboration between users and providers. This week, we’re helping Namecheap and the EFF take a step in that direction with the declaration of Internet Privacy Week and the unveiling of the Internet Privacy Bill Of Rights.

The goal is to get online service providers to agree to uphold privacy by respecting five key user rights with respect to their data and how it is collected and used: transparency, control, recourse, export, and due process. The focus of the bill is on openness and control, leaving plenty of room for providers to do innovative things with data while ensuring users have full knowledge of what’s happening and a say in how their data is used. Read more about the five rights on the Privacy Week campaign page.

There are two important things you can do to help out — and just by doing so, you’ll be raising money for the EFF:

  1. Sign the Bill Of Rights! Namecheap and the EFF will be reaching out to service providers to convince them to agree to the bill, and the more support they can show the better.
  2. Share the campaign! Spread the word to help gather more signatures, and also to get the attention of companies.

For every 500 signatures and shares, Namecheap and its partners will donate $5000 to the EFF, up to a maximum of $25,000.

Internet Privacy Week continues until October 24th, and we’ll be bringing you some extra coverage of privacy issues, as well as more information about the Bill Of Rights. Also check out coverage on the Namecheap blog.

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