April 20th, 2018
05:16 AM
Caymus Vineyard Sues Caymus Builders Because It Built Some Buildings For Its Wine Business
12:56 AM
Publisher Helps To Keep Sci-Hub In The Public Eye By Trying To Bully It Into Submission Using Ineffectual Legal Remedies
April 19th, 2018
10:46 PM
The War On Whistleblowers Claims Another Casualty
09:28 PM
Of Course The RIAA Would Find A Way To Screw Over The Public In 'Modernizing' Copyright
08:10 PM
Unsealed Warrant Shows FBI Investigated Michael Hayden For Leaking Info To Journalists
07:44 PM
Daily Deal: The WordPress Essentials Bundle
06:52 PM
France Testing Out Special Encrypted Messenger For Gov't Officials As It Still Seeks To Backdoor Everyone Else's Encryption
03:50 PM
Another Survey Shows Massive Bipartisan Opposition To Net Neutrality Repeal
01:14 PM
Following Questionable Election, Honduran Government Debuts New Censorship Law
01:07 AM
There Are Several Good Reasons To End Entertainment Industry Subsidies, But Blasphemy Isn't One Of Them
April 18th, 2018
11:23 PM
Former FCC Broadband Advisory Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
09:13 PM
Reminder: Fill Out Your Working Futures Survey And Help Define The Future Of Work
07:55 PM
Goldman Sachs Analyst Asks Whether Curing Patients Is A Sustainable Business Model
07:55 PM
Daily Deal: Nix Pro Color Sensor
07:03 PM
Stupid Copyright: MLB Shuts Down Twitter Account Of Guy Who Shared Cool MLB Gifs
03:35 PM
In Trying To Ban Telegram, Russia Breaks The Internet
12:33 PM
Inverting The Expected Order Of Things, German Court Orders Facebook To Reinstate 'Offensive' Content
05:11 AM
Apple's Internal Memo Warning Employees Not To Leak To The Press Leaks To The Press
12:51 AM
The Music Industry Now Wants To Creep Past Site-Blocking Into App-Blocking
April 17th, 2018
11:07 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 163: Teaching The Law Via Podcasts
09:23 PM
How Government Pressure Has Turned Transparency Reports From Free Speech Celebrations To Censorship Celebrations
08:05 PM
If Trump Is So Worried About Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege, He Should End The NSA's Bulk Surveillance (And CPB Device Seizures)
08:05 PM
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06:47 PM
19-Year-Old Canadian Facing Criminal Charges For Downloading Publicly-Accessible Documents
03:45 PM
Comcast To Sell Netflix Subscriptions In False Belief This Will Slow Cord Cutting
12:43 PM
UK High Court Hands Win To Claimant In Right To Be Forgotten Case
04:55 AM
Bad News For 'Privacy Shield': As Expected, EU's Top Court Will Examine Legality Of Sending Personal Data To US
01:02 AM
MPAA Apparently Silently Shut Down Its Legal Movies Search Engine
April 16th, 2018
10:52 PM
A Casino Was Hacked Thanks To The Internet Of Broken Things & A Fish Tank Thermometer
09:08 PM
At-Home Dental Appliance Company Sues Website For Having Opinions About Its Products
07:50 PM
After Removing US From Negotiating Process, Now Trump Suddenly Wants US Back In TPP
07:50 PM
Daily Deal: AVANCA Minim True Wireless Earbuds
06:58 PM
Report Says Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Lied About Self-Serving Leaks To Journalists
03:56 PM
There Is No Going Dark: Another Vendor Selling Tool That Cracks All iPhones
12:54 PM
Singaporean Government Creates Fake News To Push Fake News Legislation
April 15th, 2018
09:19 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
April 14th, 2018
09:30 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: April 8th - 14th
05:02 AM
We Interrupt Today's News With An Update From The Monkey Selfie Case
01:09 AM
In-N-Out Sues Australian Burger Joint, Despite Having No Restaurants In The Country
April 13th, 2018
10:59 PM
Public Attention Forces Facebook To Retreat From Anti-Privacy Alliance With ISPs In California
09:41 PM
New Hampshire Court: First Amendment Says You Can Call A Patent Troll A Patent Troll
08:23 PM
Ted Cruz Demands A Return Of The Fairness Doctrine, Which He Has Mocked In The Past, Due To Misunderstanding CDA 230
08:23 PM
Daily Deal: Windscribe VPN
06:39 PM
Amended Complaint Filed Against Backpage... Now With SESTA/FOSTA
04:03 PM
Canadian Music Industry Confirms Once More That For Copyright Companies, Enough Is Never Enough
01:01 PM
UK Police Use Zipcode Profiles, Garden Size And First Names For AI-Based Custody Decision System
01:19 AM
ACLU: If Americans Want Privacy & Net Neutrality, They Should Build Their Own Broadband Networks
April 12th, 2018
11:08 PM
Update: Actually, Court Orders Iowa State To Pay Alums $600k For Violating Their Rights
09:50 PM
Open Letter On Ending Attacks On Security Research
08:06 PM
Netflix Bows Out Of Cannes After Festival Tells Streaming Services To Get Off Its Lawn
08:06 PM
Daily Deal: Theme Junkie WP Themes
07:14 PM
Despite Repeated Evidence That It's Unnecessary And Damaging, Trump Signs SESTA/FOSTA
03:46 PM
California Bill Could Introduce A Constitutionally Questionable 'Right To Be Forgotten' In The US
12:44 PM
The FCC's 'Broadband Advisory Council' Keeps Losing Members Due To Cronyism
05:22 AM
Canadian Government Leaning Towards A Right To Be Forgotten It Can Enforce Anywhere In The World
01:03 AM
Goodyear Asks Judge To Help It Bury Document Showing It Covered Up Tire Problems Related To 98 Injuries Or Deaths
April 11th, 2018
11:19 PM
FTC Suddenly Remembers 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Illegal, Sends Out Stern Letters To Manufacturers
09:35 PM
MPAA Report Shows How The Internet Is Saving The Film Industry, Not Destroying It
07:51 PM
The Video Game Industry Joins The Lawsuit To Save Net Neutrality
07:51 PM
Daily Deal: Omegon Maksutov Telescope MightyMak 60
06:59 PM
Malibu Media Picks Fight With Wrong Defendant, Now Facing Abuse Of Process Allegations
03:57 PM
The Competition-Killing Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Nobody Asked For Is Back On The Menu
12:55 PM
Latest EU Copyright Plan Would Ban Copyright Holders From Using Creative Commons
05:33 AM
More Drug Lab Misconduct Results In Massachusetts Court Tossing Nearly 12,000 Convictions
01:13 AM
Ted Cruz Gets Section 230 All Wrong, While Zuck Claims He's Not Familiar With It
April 10th, 2018
10:36 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 162: Can The Blockchain Save Publishers?
09:18 PM
Again, Algorithms Suck At Determining 'Bad' Content, Often To Hilarious Degrees
08:00 PM
Vimeo Copyright Infringement Case Still Going Nearly A Decade Later, With Another Partial Win For Vimeo
08:00 PM
Daily Deal: The Essential Cloud Computing Bundle
06:42 PM
Court Shuts Down Yet Another Lawsuit Against Social Media Companies Over Terrorist Attacks
03:40 PM
Federal Backpage Indictment Shows SESTA Unnecessary, Contains Zero Sex Trafficking Charges
01:04 PM
Broadband Industry Aims To Use Facebook Fracas To Saddle Silicon Valley With Crappy New Laws
05:16 AM
The New York Times Tries Something Novel: Listening To And Interacting With Readers
12:56 AM
Court Says Kentucky Governor Free To Block Critics Using Official Social Media Accounts
April 9th, 2018
10:45 PM
FBI Is Using Classified Tools For Regular Investigations And That's Going To End Up Hurting Everyone