August 18th, 2018
09:54 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: Augusts 12th - 18th
05:00 AM
As Academic Publishers Fight And Subvert Open Access, Preprints Offer An Alternative Approach For Sharing Knowledge Widely
01:07 AM
Getting Worse: The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Jumps Into The Aloha Poke Situation As Chicago Chain Stonewalls
August 17th, 2018
10:05 PM
In-N-Out Sends Punny Cease And Desist Over Fairly Clear Trademark Infringement
08:21 PM
Google's Location Info Failure Might Interest The FTC
07:55 PM
Daily Deal: NordVPN
06:37 PM
NJ Courts Impose Ridiculous Password Policy 'To Comply With NIST' That Does Exactly What NIST Says Not To Do
04:01 PM
Ajit Pai Opposes Effort To Update The Definition Of Broadband
12:59 PM
New Bill Aims To Pierce The Darkness Surrounding California Police Officers' Disciplinary Records
05:11 AM
Comrade Brewing Gets Its 'Superpower' Trademark After Nonsense Opposition From The Wonderful Company
01:18 AM
Bitmovin Takes A Scorched Earth Approach To Patent Troll, Who Limps Away Quickly
August 16th, 2018
09:24 PM
'Oversight' Hearing Fails Utterly To Hold FCC Accountable For Lying To Congress About Fake DDOS Attack
08:06 PM
Elected Official Files Business, Trademark Registrations Using Name Of Website That Frequently Criticized Her
08:06 PM
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06:48 PM
Voting Machine Vendors, Election Officials Continue To Look Ridiculous, As Kids Hack Voting Machines In Minutes
03:46 PM
AT&T Sued After SIM Hijacker Steals $24 Million in Customer's Cryptocurrency
12:44 PM
Automated 'Content Protection' System Sends Wave Of Bogus DMCA Notice Targeting Legitimate URLs
04:56 AM
Video Games In Germany Can Now Maybe Kinda Sometimes Have Swastikas
01:02 AM
Court Says CBP Likely Violating First Amendment By Forbidding Photography Of Publicly-Viewable Border Crossings
August 15th, 2018
10:52 PM
Disney Gets Early Loss In Trademark, Copyright Suit Against Unlicensed Birthday Party Characters
09:34 PM
Facebook Bans 'Promotion' Of Kodi Boxes, Even If They're Perfectly Legal
08:16 PM
Irony Alert: Disney (Yes, DISNEY!) Whines About 'Overzealous Copyright Holders'
08:16 PM
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06:58 PM
Prisons Switch Device Providers; Render $11.3 Million Of Inmate-Purchased Music Worthless
03:56 PM
On Thursday, Ajit Pai Has To Explain Why His FCC Made Up A DDOS Attack And Lied To Congress
12:28 PM
Australian Gov't Floats New Batch Of Compelled Access Legislation With An Eye On Encryption
04:40 AM
Bruce Lee's Estate Gets Stiff Roundhouse Kick After Trying To Block Theater Company's Trademark
01:13 AM
Iowa Supreme Court Thinks Things Are Too Tough For Bad Cops, Adopts Qualified Immunity Defense
August 14th, 2018
11:03 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 178: Old Tweets & Your Permanent Record
09:45 PM
Court Rejects Ajit Pai's Bid To Reduce Broadband Subsidies For Tribal Areas
08:01 PM
Free Speech Pro-Tip: You Can Yell Fire In A Crowded Theatre
08:01 PM
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06:43 PM
In Defense Of Slow News
04:07 PM
Oh Look, Yet More Efforts To Strangle Broadband Competition
12:39 PM
Broward County School Board Gets Hit With Anti-SLAPP Suit After Trying To Punish Paper For Exposing Its Redaction Failure
04:51 AM
Chicago Court: Yeah, Billy Goat Tavern Is Probably Going To Lose Trademark Case, But It Can Go Forward Anyway
12:04 AM
Court Tells Government It Can't Search A House Just Because A Suspected Drug Dealer Once Parked In Its Driveway
August 13th, 2018
09:28 PM
Nintendo Using Copyright To Erase Video Game History
08:10 PM
Appeals Court: No Immunity For Border Patrol Agent's Murder Of 16-Year-Old Mexican Citizen
08:10 PM
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06:52 PM
We're Bad At Regulating Privacy, Because We Don't Understand Privacy
03:50 PM
Ajit Pai Does Something Right, Will Reform Stupid Utility Pole Rules To Speed Up Fiber Deployment
12:48 PM
Exposure Of Secret TSA Surveillance Program Nets The Government More Terrorist Watchlist Litigation
August 12th, 2018
09:13 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
August 11th, 2018
09:24 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: August 5th - 11th
04:56 AM
Brief To FISA Court Says The Presumption Of Openness Should Apply There, Too
August 10th, 2018
11:45 PM
9th Circuit Denies Cops Who Shot Innocent People 15 Times Qualified Immunity For The Second Time
09:09 PM
Federal Judge Calls City's Asset Forfeiture Program Unconstitutional
07:51 PM
Accused Pirate Tries For Attorney's Fees After Copyright Troll Attempts To Run Away From Discovery
07:51 PM
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06:59 PM
Appeals Court Says Law Criminalizing Threats To Sue Or Complain About Police Officers Is Unconstitutional
04:23 PM
Third Comcast Website Flaw Exposes User Data In As Many Months
12:55 PM
TSA Admits 'Quiet Skies' Surveillance Program Is Useless, Promises To Continue Engaging In Useless Surveillance
05:33 AM
Aloha Poke Co. Rewarded For Trademark Bullying With Protests Outside Its Headquarters In Chicago
12:47 AM
SXSW Panel Pitch: Science Fiction Dreams Of Electric Jobs
August 9th, 2018
10:11 PM
Tribune Kills Merger, Sues Sinclair For Its 'Unnecessarily Aggressive' Merger Sales Pitch
08:01 PM
Judge Bypasses The First Amendment, Conjures Up A Right To Be Forgotten For The Complainant
08:01 PM
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07:09 PM
Platforms, Speech And Truth: Policy, Policing And Impossible Choices
03:41 PM
Verizon Launched A VPN Without Bothering To Write A Real Privacy Policy
12:39 PM
School Board Demands Journalists Be Punished For Reporting On The School Board's Redaction Failure
05:17 AM
ICANN Loses Yet Again In Its Quixotic Quest To Obtain A Special Exemption From The EU's GDPR
01:23 AM
Appeals Court Tells DOJ To Drop The Glomar And Hand Over Records About Prosecutorial Misconduct To Requester
August 8th, 2018
10:21 PM
Cops Go To Wrong House, Kill Innocent Man, Receive A Free Pass From Local Grand Jury
08:37 PM
Voting By Cell Phone Is A Terrible Idea, And West Virginia Is Probably The Last State That Should Try It Anyway
08:37 PM
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07:19 PM
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04:17 PM
Ajit Pai Throws His Employees Under The Bus After Investigation Proves FCC Made Up DDOS Attack
12:49 PM
Intelligence Oversight? Dianne Feinstein Employed A Chinese Spy For Several Years
05:27 AM
Real Estate Developer Found Using Video Game Footage In Marketing Material... Which Is Pretty Cool!
01:07 AM
Funneling Trump Rally Attendees Directly Into A Violent Anti-Trump Crowd Costs Officers Their Qualified Immunity
August 7th, 2018
10:56 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 177: Why People Don't Trust Capitalism Anymore
09:12 PM
Wells Fargo Admits 'Computer Glitch' May Have Contributed to 400 Foreclosures
07:54 PM
Facebook Asked To Change Terms Of Service To Protect Journalists
07:54 PM
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