February 21st, 2020
12:11 AM
Federal Court Permanently Blocks Michigan's Sex Offender Registry Law, Tells Legislators To Try Writing A Constitutional One
February 20th, 2020
10:27 PM
The US Spent Years Telling China To Take Patents Seriously; Now It's Freaking Out That China Is Doing So
08:17 PM
AG Bill Barr Pretends The Nation Was Better Off Being Bullied By Cops, Lies About The Success Of 'Tough On Crime' Policies
08:17 PM
Daily Deal: Mobile Pixels DUEX Pro Portable Dual Monitor
06:59 PM
Group Promoting 'Religious Freedom' Around Vaccines Appears To Want To Stifle Free Expression Of Critics
03:57 PM
NY AG Gives Up, Won't Appeal T-Mobile Merger Ruling
12:55 PM
CBP Memo Confirms Bus Drivers Have A Right To Deny Agents Permission To Search Buses And Passengers
05:07 AM
No, Disney Probably Didn't Infringe A Unicorn Van Artist's Copyright, But It Would Have Sued If The Roles Were Reversed
01:39 AM
College Student Gets Thrown On The Ground And A Gun Pointed At His Head For Committing The Crime Of 'Taking A Selfie While Black'
February 19th, 2020
11:03 PM
Hey Tom Wheeler: Stick To Net Neutrality, Because Your Understanding Of Section 230 Is... Not Right
09:45 PM
GAO Says TSA Has No Idea If Its Screeners Are Up To Date On Their Training
08:01 PM
Devin Nunes Lawyer Continues To Use Unrelated Case To Try To Unearth Satirical Internet Cow Account
08:01 PM
Daily Deal: The 2020 AWS Big Data Specialty Certification Prep Course
06:43 PM
Doctor Suing A Patient Over A Negative Review Has His Case Dismissed Under Tennessee's New Anti-SLAPP Law
04:33 PM
Comcast, AT&T Sue Maine Over Privacy Law, Claim It Violates Free Speech
01:05 PM
Ron Wyden: Modifying Section 230 Will Give More Censorship Power To Trump; And Lock In Facebook's Dominance
04:51 AM
Game Developer Decides Best Way To Get Back At Pirates Is To Pirate Them Back
12:58 AM
What A Shame: Legacy Newspapers Want To Take Away Free Speech On The Internet
February 18th, 2020
10:49 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 239: Gaming Like It's 1924
09:31 PM
Driver Stranded After 'Smart' Rental Car Can't Phone Home
08:13 PM
NYPD Lied About National Security During An Attempt To Obtain A Journalist's Records From Twitter
08:13 PM
Daily Deal: Factory Recertified Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3" 8GB RAM 256GB Silver
07:21 PM
Mark Zuckerberg Suggests Getting Rid Of Section 230; Maybe People Should Stop Pretending It's A Gift To Facebook
04:19 PM
Google Fiber Ditches Cable TV While Broadband Effort Remains Stuck In Neutral
February 16th, 2020
09:04 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
February 15th, 2020
09:41 PM
Game Jam Winner Spotlight: Hot Water
04:47 AM
Activision Tries To Bury Cover Art For New CoD Game Via Copyright Threat...So Let's All Look At It Together, Shall We?
12:27 AM
Trouble At The Law Firm Filing Patently Ridiculous Lawsuits On Behalf Of Tulsi Gabbard
February 14th, 2020
09:52 PM
SLAPP Suits And The Enemies Of Writing And Ideas
08:08 PM
Judge Shuts Down Copyright Troll's Cut-And-Run Effort; Hits It With $40K In Legal Fees
08:08 PM
Daily Deal: TREBLAB Z2 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones
06:50 PM
William Barr's Move To Rid The DOJ Of Independence Shows One Of Many Reasons Josh Hawley's FTC Plan Is Dangerous
03:22 PM
Surprise! MIT Study Claims Voatz E-Voting Technology Is A Security Dumpster Fire
05:50 AM
Rockstar Joins Other Publishers In Misusing Copyright Law To Go After Cheat Developers For GTA5
01:30 AM
Federal Agencies Are Still Abusing Their Favorite, Super-Vague FOIA Exemption Thousands Of Times A Year
February 13th, 2020
10:54 PM
Judge Who Originally Approved Sketchy UNC 'Silent Sam' Settlement Now Voids Deal, Realizing 'Confederate' Group Had No Standing
09:36 PM
CBP, ICE Hoovering Up Cell Location Data From Third Party Vendors To Track Down Immigrants
08:18 PM
Open Source Voice Assistant Promises To 'Nuke From Orbit' Patent Troll
08:18 PM
Daily Deal: The Premium 2020 Project & Quality Management Bundle
07:00 PM
Announcing The Winners Of The 2nd Annual Public Domain Game Jam!
04:24 PM
US Takes Baby Steps Toward Providing Actual Public Evidence Of Huawei Spying
12:56 PM
Court Allows Chooseco's Lawsuit Against Netflix Over 'Bandersnatch' To Move Forward
04:43 AM
Court To Prosecutors Who Sent Crime Victims Fake Subpoenas Threatening Them With Arrest: Pretty Sure Immunity Doesn't Cover That
12:49 AM
Good News: Virginia Legislature Passes Anti-SLAPP Law
February 12th, 2020
10:13 PM
Why Do Josh Hawley's Cures For 'Big Tech' Always Oddly Omit 'Big Telecom'?
08:29 PM
Copyright Troll Lawsuit Over Duct Taped Banana Picture
08:29 PM
Daily Deal: Blueprints Website Builder
07:11 PM
Arizona Legislator Wants To Strip Platforms Of Section 230 Immunity If They're 'Politically Biased'
03:43 PM
AT&T Keeps Pretending It Wants Real Net Neutrality And Privacy Laws. It Doesn't.
12:41 PM
Appeals Court Rules That People Can't Be Locked Up Indefinitely For Refusing To Decrypt Devices
04:53 AM
Audit Indicates Intuit Made $1 Billion By Hiding Free File Program From The Public
01:26 AM
CBP Employees Obtain New Accountability Shield With 'Security Agency' Designation
February 11th, 2020
11:16 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 238: Larry Lessig Defends His 'Clickbait Defamation' Lawsuit
09:06 PM
When You Set Out To Block Misinformation, You Can Wind Up Blocking A Hero Like Li Wenliang
08:14 PM
US Antitrust Enforcement Clearly Broken As Court Rubber Stamps T-Mobile Merger
08:14 PM
Daily Deal: The Total CompTIA Core Certification Prep Bundle
06:56 PM
The End Of Ownership: Tesla Software Updates Giveth... And Tesla Software Updates Taketh Away...
03:54 PM
US Broadband Gaps Are Twice As Bad As The Government Claims
01:18 PM
Clearview Looking To Expand Its Market To Problematic Countries Known For Human Rights Abuses
05:30 AM
As The World Frets Over Social Media Tracking For Advertising, Young People Are Turning Fooling Sites Into Sport
12:44 AM
AOC Supports Full Repeal Of FOSTA
February 10th, 2020
10:34 PM
Michigan County Sued For Stealing Cars From Innocent Car Owners Via Civil Forfeiture
09:16 PM
Copyright Troll Richard Liebowitz Drops Case After Suing On Behalf Of The Wrong Party And Trying To Swap Plaintiffs
07:58 PM
China's To Blame For The Equifax Hack. But It Shouldn't Let Equifax, Or US Regulators, Off The Hook.
07:58 PM
Daily Deal: The Data Analytics Expert Bundle
06:40 PM
Senators Threaten Twitter For Allowing Iranian Official Who Helped De-Escalate Tensions Via Twitter To Tweet
03:38 PM
Harvard Students Again Show 'Anonymized' Data Isn't Really Anonymous
February 9th, 2020
09:27 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
08:35 PM
Gaming Like It's 1924: Check Out The Entries In Our Public Domain Game Jam
February 8th, 2020
09:39 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: February 2nd - 8th
05:11 AM
How Attorney General Barr's War On Encryption Will Harm Our Military
01:18 AM
Xbox Chief Says Its Main Competitors Are Now Google, Amazon Rather Than Sony, Nintendo
February 7th, 2020
11:09 PM
Brazilian Court Refuses To Move Forward With Bogus Charges Against Glenn Greenwald 'For Now'
09:25 PM
Breathalyzer Manufacturer Under Criminal Investigation For Falsifying Maintenance Records And Calibration Results
08:07 PM
Utah State Rep Unveils Bill To Force Porn To Come With A Warning Label