January 19th, 2020
09:16 PM
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January 18th, 2020
09:26 PM
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06:50 PM
City Of Dallas Shuts Down Business Of Man Who Called Cops Over 100 Times In 20 Months To Deal With Criminals Near His Car Wash
04:58 AM
City Of Dallas Shuts Down Business Of Man Who Called Cops 414 Times In 20 Months To Deal With Criminals Near His Car Wash
12:39 AM
Airbus Asks Court To Dismiss Chuck Yeager's Lawsuit, Pointing Out It Doesn't Allege Anything Actionable
January 17th, 2020
10:30 PM
Dear Reuters: This Is NOT How You Report On Dishonest, Disingenuous Talking Points From US Officials Regarding Encryption
08:20 PM
'King Of Bullshit News' Sees His Bullshit Libel Lawsuit Tossed For A Second Time
08:20 PM
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07:02 PM
Joe Biden Can't Tell The Difference Between The 1st Amendment & Section 230; Still Thinks Video Games Cause Violence
03:08 PM
Verizon Kills Cable Contracts As TV Sector Finally Starts Listening To Cord Cutters. Kind Of.
04:44 AM
Uber Wins Dubious Honor Of Being First Big Tech Company To Bully A Small Nation Using Corporate Sovereignty
03:26 AM
Bad Ideas: Raising The Arbitrary Age Of Internet Service 'Consent' To 16
12:24 AM
Why Is The NYC MTA Going After A Random Artist Who Created A Different Subway Map For Infringement?
January 16th, 2020
09:49 PM
Trademark Opposition Stupidly Prevents Indians Pitcher Shane Bieber From Telling Everyone He's 'Not Justin'
08:31 PM
Rep. Devin Nunes Now Threatening To Sue Fellow Congressional Reps
08:31 PM
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07:13 PM
Bad Ideas: Raising The Arbitrarily Age Of Internet Service 'Consent' To 16
03:45 PM
Study Shows The Internet Is Hugely Vulnerable To SIM Hijacking Attacks
12:43 PM
Judge Says Chicago PD Must Release Nearly 50 Years Of Misconduct Files Before The End Of This Year
05:21 AM
Carve It All Up: Compumark Report Shows Trademark Registrations, Claims Of Infringement Both Rising Fast
01:02 AM
Chrome's Move To Stomp Out Third Party Cookies? Good For Privacy, Good For Google's Ad Business... Or Both?
January 15th, 2020
10:52 PM
LAPD Officers Faked Reports, Added Innocent People To Its Gang Database
09:34 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 234: Mike Godwin Defends Selling .ORG
07:50 PM
Company Sells Surveillance Cameras Hidden In Tombstones, Threatens Websites For Talking About Its Tombstone Cameras
07:50 PM
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06:58 PM
Content Moderation At Scale Is Impossible: YouTube Says That Frank Capra's US Government WWII Propaganda Violates Community Guidelines
03:56 PM
Some FCC Subsidized Low Income Phones Are A Chinese Malware Shitshow
12:54 PM
Malware Marketer NSO Group Looks Like It's Blowing Off Facebook's Lawsuit
05:32 AM
Game Dev Torrents Its Way To More Sales, Not Less
12:46 AM
Senator Wyden Wants Paid Ad Blocking Whitelists Investigated
January 14th, 2020
11:03 PM
NSA Surprises Microsoft With A Vulnerability Disclosure Just In Time For Patch Tuesday
09:45 PM
Bill Barr: Apple Is Holding Up This Investigation. Apple: You Waited A Month To Tell Us You Needed More Help
08:27 PM
Dear Larry Lessig: Please Don't File SLAPP Suits
08:27 PM
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06:43 PM
Attorney General William Barr Says Apple Isn't Doing Enough To Let The DOJ Check Out A Dead Man's Phones
03:41 PM
India's Supreme Court Declares Country's 5 Month Internet Blackout Illegal
01:05 PM
DHS Move Ahead With Plan To Harvest DNA Samples From Nearly Everyone Detained By ICE And CBP
05:17 AM
Academic Journals In Russia Retract Over 800 Papers Because Of Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism And 'Gift Authorship'
12:58 AM
Immunity Just Barely Denied To Cop Who Claimed Driving A Beat-Up Car And Paying For Purchases Is Suspicious Behavior
January 13th, 2020
11:15 PM
Appeals Court: Not A Crime To Say A Mayor Should Get His Ass Capped
09:31 PM
California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Says She Simply Doesn't Believe All Of Those Who Have Been Harmed By Her AB5 Bill
08:13 PM
Anti-SLAPP Laws Work: Tennessee Doctor Suing Patient Over Negative Review Drops Lawsuit
07:47 PM
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06:55 PM
How Years Of Copyright Maximalism Is Now Killing Pop Music
03:53 PM
Washington And Oregon Fine CenturyLink For Completely Bogus Broadband Fees
January 12th, 2020
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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
January 11th, 2020
09:28 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: January 5th - 11th
05:00 AM
Ring Throws A Moist Towelette On Its Dumpster Fire With A Couple Of Minimal Security Tweaks
12:16 AM
Professor Removed From Teaching For Sharing A Downfall Parody Video
January 10th, 2020
09:40 PM
New Law Bans ISPs From Charging You A 'Rental' Fee For Hardware You Already Own
07:56 PM
The Rorshach Test Of The Covington Catholic Boy's DC Encounter Now Extends To Bogus Lawsuits And Confidential Settlements
07:56 PM
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07:04 PM
NYC's Transportation Authority Says It's Doesn't Use Facial Recognition Tech; Activists Say 'Prove It' With Public Records Lawsuit
03:36 PM
Malibu Media's Former Law Firm Says The Copyright Troll Has Been Screwing It Out Of Settlement Payments
12:34 PM
AT&T TV Service Goes Dark On Roku As The Streaming Wars Get Stupid
05:12 AM
Data From Smartwatch Help Investigators Solve The Case Of The Stabbing That Never Happened
12:52 AM
Appeals Court Makes The Right Call Regarding Non-Commercial Creative Commons Licenses
January 9th, 2020
11:08 PM
Company Says It's Built A Marijuana Breathalyzer, Wants To Roll It Out By The Middle Of This Year
09:50 PM
Chinese Court Says AI-Generated Content Is Subject To Copyright Protection
08:06 PM
Shocking Absolutely No One, Ring Admits Employees Improperly Accessed Customers' Data
08:06 PM
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06:48 PM
Civil FOSTA Suits Start Showing Up In Court; Prove That FOSTA Supporters Were 100% Wrong About Who Would Be Targeted
03:46 PM
Ajit Pai Hits CES... To Make Up Some Shit About Net Neutrality
12:44 PM
San Bernardino 2.0: FBI Asking Apple To Crack Encryption On Phones Owned By Pensacola Naval Station Gunman
04:56 AM
Illinois Comptroller Is Opting The State Out Of Collecting Red Light Camera Fees
January 8th, 2020
11:45 PM
Connecticut Cop Sues Local Blogger To Get Him To Turn Over Personal Info On Commenters Who Said Thing The Cop Didn't Like
10:01 PM
George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue Is In The Public Domain And Gerswhin's Nephew Is Worried Someone Might Turn It Into Hip Hop
08:17 PM
Federal Agents Are Using A Reverse Warrant To Track Down Arson Suspects
08:17 PM
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07:25 PM
Disappointing: Apple The Latest To Abuse DMCA 1201 To Try To Stifle Competition, Security Research, Jailbreaking And More
04:23 PM
There's A Recurring Theme With 5G, And It's Disappointment
01:21 PM
European Law Enforcement Officials Upset Facebook Is Warning Users Their Devices May Have Been Hacked
05:33 AM
Nintendo Responds To RomUniverse's Lame Argument That First Sale Doctrine Makes The Site Non-Infringing
12:48 AM
Florida Appeals Court Asks State's Top Court To Decide Whether Compelled Password Production Violates The Fifth Amendment
January 7th, 2020
11:05 PM
Because Body Cameras Haven't Made Cops Better, Two Law Enforcement Agencies Are Going To Start Random Inspections Of Footage