December 19th, 2018
05:33 AM
Monster Energy Fails Its Attempt To Claim That Its Beverages Are Indistinguishable From Industrial Paint
01:14 AM
Investigation Finds Philly PD Officers Bought Forfeited Houses Seized During Drug Arrests
December 18th, 2018
10:38 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 193: Can Anyone Disrupt The Disruptors?
09:20 PM
As A Final Fuck You To Free Speech On Tumblr, Verizon Blocked Archivists
08:02 PM
Politician Who Tried To Hijack Critic's Blog Via Trademark Applications Agrees To Never Pull This Bullshit Again
08:02 PM
Daily Deal: The Complete Robotics eBook Bundle
06:44 PM
YouTube's $100 Million Upload Filter Failures Demonstrate What A Disaster Article 13 Will Be For The Internet
03:42 PM
Mystery Lobbying Group Using Huawei Security Hysteria To Target Sprint, T-Mobile Merger
12:40 PM
FBI Swept Up Info About Aaron Swartz While Pursuing An Al-Qaeda Investigation
04:52 AM
Oxford University Gets Opposition To Its Attempt To Trademark 'Oxford' For All The Things
12:59 AM
Why Is Congress Trying To Pass An Obviously Unconstitutional Bill That Would Criminalize Boycotts Of Israel?
December 17th, 2018
10:49 PM
The Intelligence Community's Official Whistleblower Channel Is Going To Start Hunting Down Leakers
09:31 PM
NY Times Columnist Nick Kristof Led The Charge To Get Facebook To Censor Content, Now Whining That Facebook Censors His Content
07:47 PM
FCC's O'Rielly Keeps Claiming, With Zero Evidence, That Community Broadband Is An 'Ominous' Threat To Free Speech
07:47 PM
Daily Deal: 2-in-1 Smart Plug with Alexa, Google & IFTTT
06:55 PM
Want A Box At The Grammies With Two Bigshot Congressmen? That'll Be $5,000 (Entertainment Lobbyists Only)
03:53 PM
Report: CBP's Border Device Search Program Is An Undersupervised Catastrophe
12:51 PM
South Korea Continues To Criminalize Behavior Around Online Gaming At The Behest Of Video Game Industry
December 16th, 2018
09:14 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
December 15th, 2018
09:25 PM
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04:57 AM
Kansas Supreme Court Says Cops Can Search A House Without A Warrant As Long As They Claim They Smelled Marijuana
01:04 AM
Sony Released Its Playstation Classic Console In A Way That Makes It Eminently Hackable
December 14th, 2018
10:54 PM
FCC Does Wireless Carriers Another Favor By Reclassifying Text Messages
09:10 PM
Inspector General: FBI Lost Six Months Of Important Text Messages Because Its Retention System Sucks
07:52 PM
Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Claims Three Publications Did $300 Million In Damage To His Pristine Reputation
07:52 PM
Daily Deal: Nix Mini Color Sensor
07:00 PM
Super Injunction Silences News About Vatican Official's Child Molestation Conviction, And That's Bullshit
03:58 PM
Big Telecom Wants To Tax Netflix To Pay For Broadband Upgrades ISPs Refuse To Deploy Themselves
12:56 PM
Top EU Court's Advocate General Says German Link Tax Should Not Be Applied -- But On A Technicality
04:42 AM
EU General Court Refuses To Allow St. Andrews Links To Trademark 'St. Andrews' For All The Things
December 13th, 2018
11:56 PM
No Agreement Made On EU Copyright Directive, As Recording Industry Freaks Out About Safe Harbors Too
09:20 PM
FCC Says It Will Finally Investigate Nation's Bullshit Broadband Availability Maps. Maybe.
08:02 PM
Arkansas Politician Introduces Bill To Make It Illegal For Social Media Companies To Block Content He Likes
08:02 PM
Daily Deal: The Complete Productivity Booster Bundle
07:10 PM
If You're Worried About Bad EU Internet Regulation, Just Wait Until You See The New Terrorist Regulation
03:42 PM
Big Telecom Claims Oversight & Accountability Violates Its First Amendment Rights
12:40 PM
Federal Court Says Massachusetts' Wiretap Law Can't Be Used To Arrest People For Recording Public Officials
05:18 AM
Under Armour Can't Help But Issue A Cease And Desist For Tiny Clothier Cascade Armory
12:59 AM
School Boots Professor Off Campus After He Exposes Its Complicity In Predatory Publishing Schemes
December 12th, 2018
10:49 PM
The FBI Is Now Looking Into Those Bogus Net Neutrality Comments
09:31 PM
TV, Sports & Movie Companies Still Freaking Out That EU Copyright Directive Might Include A Safe Harbor For Internet Platforms
08:13 PM
Malware Purveyors Targeting Pirate Sites With Bogus DMCA Takedown Notices
08:13 PM
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06:55 PM
Legacy Copyright Industries Lobbying Hard For EU Copyright Directive... While Pretending That Only Google Is Lobbying
03:27 PM
If You're Surprised By Verizon's AOL, Yahoo Face Plant, You Don't Know Verizon
12:51 PM
UK Spies Say They're Dropping Bulk Data Collection For Bulk Equipment Interference
05:29 AM
Iowa State Tells Students To Piss Off And Continues Its New Trademark Policy Despite Their Concerns
12:44 AM
How Bike-Sharing Services And Electric Vehicles Are Sending Personal Data To The Chinese Government
December 11th, 2018
10:59 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 192: Section 230 And Political Bias
09:15 PM
When Not Hiding Cameras In Traffic Barrels And Streetlights, The DEA Is Shoving Them Into... Vacuums?
07:57 PM
Unsolicited Dick Pics Prompt Stupid, Unworkable Legislative Response From New York Lawmakers
07:57 PM
Daily Deal: AirTaps Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with Charging Case
07:05 PM
While Everyone's Busy, Hollywood & Record Labels Suggest Congress Bring Back SOPA
03:37 PM
Mobile Location Scandals Keep Making Facebook's Privacy Flubs Look Like Child's Play
12:35 PM
Microsoft Posts List Of Facial Recognition Tech Guidelines It Thinks The Government Should Make Mandatory
04:21 AM
Denuvo-Protected Just Cause 4 Cracked In A Day, Suffering From Shitty Reviews
December 10th, 2018
11:35 PM
Atlanta Cops Caught Deleting Body Cam Footage, Failing To Activate Recording Devices
09:51 PM
Federal Courts Aren't ATMs, Angry Judge Reminds Copyright Troll
08:07 PM
Latest EU Copyright Proposal: Block Everything, Never Make Mistakes, But Don't Use Upload Filters
08:07 PM
Daily Deal: The Complete JavaScript And jQuery Programming Bundle
07:15 PM
Australian Government Passes Law Forcing Tech Companies To Break Encryption
04:13 PM
AT&T Finds Yet Another Way To Nickel-And-Dime Its Broadband, TV Customers
01:11 PM
New York Police Union Says More Reporting On Stops/Frisks Will Hurt The NYPD's Effectiveness
December 9th, 2018
09:35 PM
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December 8th, 2018
09:45 PM
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05:17 AM
It's Been 50 Years: Take Some Time This Weekend To Watch Doug Engelbart's Mother Of All Demos
12:57 AM
The Emmys People Are Opposing A Pet Products Company Named After A Dog Named 'Emmy'
December 7th, 2018
10:47 PM
Indiana Police Chief Promoting As Many Bad Cops As He Can To Supervisory Positions
09:29 PM
After Getting FOSTA Turned Into Law, Facebook Tells Its Users To Stop Using Naughty Words
08:11 PM
Contrary To Media Claims, There's No Evidence Russia Was Behind Fake Net Neutrality Comments
07:45 PM
Daily Deal: Universal Waterproof Solar Charger
07:19 PM
When A 'Trade War' Involves Seizing And Imprisoning Foreign Execs, It's No Longer Just About Trade
03:51 PM
FCC Tries to Bury Report Showing Many Broadband Users Still Don't Get The Speeds They Pay For
12:49 PM
30 Years Ago, Maine Changed Its Law To Curb Forfeiture Abuse. Records Show Nothing Has Changed.
04:09 AM
Nintendo Attempts To Bottle The Leak Genie With Copyright Strikes