February 17th, 2018
09:45 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: February 11th - 17th
05:17 AM
Appeals Court: Handcuffing A Compliant Ten-Year-Old Is Unreasonable But Deputy Had No Way Of Knowing That
01:50 AM
One Down: Instagram Caves To Russian Censorship As All Eyes Turn To YouTube
12:06 AM
DOJ Russia Indictment Again Highlights Why Internet Companies Can't Just Wave A Magic Wand To Make Bad Stuff Go Away
February 16th, 2018
11:14 PM
The U.S. Intel Community's Demonization of Huawei Remains Highly Hypocritical
09:30 PM
County Gov't Tries To Dodge Liability In Jailhouse Deaths By Intimidating The Journalist Who Exposed Them
08:12 PM
Everyone Creates: New Empirical Data Shows Just How Much The Internet Has Enabled A New Creative Economy
08:12 PM
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06:54 PM
Terrible Copyright Ruling Over An Embedded Tweet Undermines Key Concept Of How The Internet Works
03:52 PM
FCC Boss Being Investigated By His Own Agency For Being Too Cozy With The Industry He Regulates
12:50 PM
Top ICE Lawyer Accused Of Identity Fraud Against Detained Immigrants
07:12 AM
Kudos To The Crock-Pot People For Handling The Online Fallout From 'This Is Us' So Well
04:10 AM
Mozilla's Open Letter To Expert Committee Drafting India's First Data Protection Law Slams Aadhaar Biometric Identity System
12:42 AM
US Piracy Lawsuits Shoot Out Of The 2018 Gates As The Malibu Media 'Coaching Tree' Spreads Its Seeds
February 15th, 2018
10:58 PM
Court Shakes Off Dumb Copyright Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift
09:40 PM
Scholastic Wants To Help Young Creators Showcase Their Works By Stripping Them Of Their IP Rights
07:56 PM
Cryptocurrency Mining Company Coinhive Shocked To Learn Its Product Is Being Abused
07:56 PM
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07:04 PM
FBI Director Still Won't Say Which Encryption Experts Are Advising Him On His Bizarre Approach To Encryption
03:36 PM
Congress Pressures FCC Boss Over His Total Failure To Police Net Neutrality Comment Fraud
12:34 PM
Instagram, YouTube Face Full Block In Russia After Billionaire Wins A Privacy Lawsuit Over Pictures With An Alleged Escort
05:12 AM
What Are The Ethical Issues Of Google -- Or Anyone Else -- Conducting AI Research In China?
February 14th, 2018
11:35 PM
Judge Dismisses Playboy's Dumb Copyright Lawsuit Against BoingBoing
10:43 PM
Anti-Piracy Video Masquerades As Anti-Malware Education And Is Filled With Lies
09:25 PM
Georgia Senate Thinks It Can Fix Its Election Security Issues By Criminalizing Password Sharing, Security Research
08:33 PM
Verizon Begins Locking Down Its Phones Again, Purportedly To 'Stop Theft'
07:41 PM
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06:49 PM
Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records
04:13 PM
Salon Offers To Remove Ads If Visitors Help Mine Cryptocurrency
12:45 PM
Activist Sues ICE For Its Unconstitutional Targeting Of Immigrants' First Amendment-Protected Activities
05:23 AM
The Museum Of Art And Digital Entertainment Calls For Anti-Circumvention Exemptions To Be Extended To Online Game Archives
01:04 AM
Cloudflare Gets An Easy, Quick And Complete Win Over Patent Troll
February 13th, 2018
10:54 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 154: Truth, Trust, Transparency And Tribalism
09:10 PM
More Than 4,000 Government Websites Infected With Covert Cryptocurrency Miner
08:18 PM
How We Got To The Point That Hollywood Is Trying To Attack The Internet Via NAFTA
08:18 PM
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07:00 PM
White Paper Points Out Just How Irresponsible 'Responsible Encryption' Is
03:58 PM
Verizon-Owned Tumblr Joins The Latest Effort To Restore Net Neutrality
12:56 PM
Camera Makers Still Showing Zero Interest In Protecting Users With Built-In Encryption
05:34 AM
Confluence Brewing Sues Confluence On 3rd, An Apartment Complex, For Trademark Infringement
12:48 AM
Ninth Circuit Shuts Down 'Terrorists Used Twitter' Case But Not Because Of Section 230
February 12th, 2018
11:03 PM
Facebook Takes Down Post Critical Of Indian Film For Copyright Violation, Even Though It Was An All-Text Post
09:19 PM
Consumer Reports: Your 'Smart' TV Remains A Privacy & Security Dumpster Fire
08:01 PM
Man Sues Facebook For Moderating His Bigoted Posts, Wants Section 230 Declared Unconstitutional
08:01 PM
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06:43 PM
Waymo And Uber's Settlement Is A Good Thing: Focus On Innovating, Not Litigating
03:41 PM
The Standalone Streaming Service HBO Didn't Want To Offer Now Has 5 Million Users
01:05 PM
Will Cy Vance's Anti-Encryption Pitch Change Now That The NYPD's Using iPhones?
February 11th, 2018
09:30 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
February 10th, 2018
09:14 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: February 4th - 10th
05:12 AM
Twitter & Facebook Want You To Follow The Olympics... But Only If The IOC Gives Its Stamp Of Approval
01:19 AM
Hollywood Has Some Wild Ideas For Copyright In NAFTA
February 9th, 2018
10:43 PM
Trust Building As A Platform For Creative Businesses
09:25 PM
Washington's Growing AI Anxiety
08:07 PM
Cloud Communications Service Twilio Releases Two NSLs Sprung From Their Gag Order Cages
08:07 PM
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07:15 PM
ICE Wants To Be Yet Another Federal Agency With Access To Unminimized Surveillance
03:47 PM
ESPN Still Isn't Quite Getting The Message Cord Cutters Are Sending
01:11 PM
Techdirt, Volokh Conspiracy Targeted With Bogus Defamation Claim For Publishing A Bunch Of Facts
05:23 AM
An English-Language, Algorithmically-Personalized News Aggregator, Based In China -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
01:04 AM
Blizzard Still Trying To Take Down WoW Vanilla Fan Servers While Refusing To Offer A Competing Product
February 8th, 2018
11:20 PM
Commercial Content Moderation And Worker Wellness: Challenges & Opportunities
10:02 PM
Mike Godwin Remembers John Perry Barlow
08:18 PM
The Nunes Memo Has Effectively Destroyed Intelligence Oversight
08:18 PM
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07:26 PM
End Of An Era: Saying Goodbye To John Perry Barlow
07:26 PM
FCC Refuses To Release FOIA Documents Pertaining To Its Stupid Verizon 'Collusion' Joke
07:26 PM
Judge Tells CIA It Can't Hand Classified Info To Journalists And Pretend The Info Hasn't Been Made Public
07:25 PM
Moosehead Breweries Cuts And Runs From Trademark Suit Against Hop 'N Moose Brewing
07:25 PM
Director Of Thor: Ragnarok Pirated Clips For His Sizzle Reel
07:25 PM
Why (Allegedly) Defamatory Content On WordPress.com Doesn't Come Down Without A Court Order
February 7th, 2018
09:47 PM
New Jersey The Latest State To Protect Net Neutrality By Executive Order
08:03 PM
Single-Pixel Tracker Leads Paranoid Turkish Authorities To Wrongly Accuse Over 10,000 People Of Treason
08:03 PM
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06:19 PM
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