October 19th, 2019
09:08 PM
This Week In Techdirt History: October 13th - 19th
05:06 AM
Games Blamed For Moral Decline And Addiction Throughout History
12:46 AM
California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State's Law Enforcement Agencies
October 18th, 2019
11:02 PM
UK Hospital Somehow Manages To Turn A Patient's Private Message Into Its Voicemail Greeting
09:18 PM
Blizzard Digs Its Heels In And Issues 6 Month Ban To College 'Hearthstone' Team Over Hong Kong Message
08:00 PM
Congressional Reps Targeting Homegrown Terrorism Are Pushing A Bill That Would Allow Congress To Subpoena Citizens' Communications
08:00 PM
Daily Deal: Complete Microsoft Azure Certification Prep Bundle 2019
06:42 PM
Weaponizing The GDPR: Gamers Want To Use It To Flood Blizzard With Requests As Protest Over China Appeasement
03:40 PM
AT&T Jacks Up Broadband Rates With Misleading 'Property Tax' Fee
12:38 PM
After Four Years Of Failing To Bring Its Plan To Completion, UK Government Pulls Out Of Porn Blockade Effort
04:50 AM
Adobe Announces Plan To Essentially Steal Money From Venezuelans Because It 'Has To' Due To US Sanctions
12:30 AM
Guy Who Tried To Extort YouTubers With Bogus DMCA Takedowns Agrees To Settlement
October 17th, 2019
10:47 PM
Working Futures: The Cards Behind The Stories
09:03 PM
Report On Global Social Media Censorship Shows Russia, India, And Turkey Are Still Leading The Censor Pack
08:11 PM
Canadian Broadcasting Company Hits Conservative Party With Questionable Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
07:45 PM
Daily Deal: Luminar 3 Photography Software
06:53 PM
Marc Benioff Calls For Section 230 To Be Abolished At The Same Time His Company Is Relying On 230 To Get Out Of A Lawsuit
03:51 PM
States Rush To Protect Net Neutrality On Heels Of Court Ruling
12:49 PM
The Ultimate Aim Of China's 2016 Cybersecurity Law Is Now Clear: Nothing Digital Can Be Secret From The Authorities
04:35 AM
After All That, Sony Unceremoniously Rolls Out PS4 Remote Play To All Android Devices
01:08 AM
Portland Police Review Board Says It's OK For Officers To Lie To Get Someone To Stop Filming Them
October 16th, 2019
10:58 PM
New Bill Would Force Hardware Makers To Disclose Hidden Mics, Cameras
09:40 PM
Tennessee Deputy Sued Twice In The Same Day Over A Roadside Anal Search And A Forced Baptism
07:56 PM
Low Cost Phones Are Turning Privacy Into A Luxury Option
07:56 PM
Daily Deal: The Ultimate MySQL Bootcamp
07:04 PM
Infamous Police Interrogation Firm Sues Netflix For Defamation Over Criticism Of Its Interrogation Technique
04:02 PM
Top Myths About Content Moderation
01:00 PM
Cops Arrest 12-Year-Old For Pointing 'Finger Guns' At Classmates
05:12 AM
Blizzard's Face Plant Creates Marketing Opportunity For Companies With A Spine
12:52 AM
The City Of Baltimore Blew Off A $76,000 Ransomware Demand Only To Find Out A Bunch Of Its Data Had Never Been Backed Up
October 15th, 2019
10:43 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 229: Pirate Shaming Lists Don't Work
09:25 PM
Thanks Blizzard: Riot Games Forced To Let Everyone Know They're Allowed To Use Hong Kong's LoL Team's Name
08:07 PM
Cop Peforming A Welfare Check Kills Woman By Shooting Her Through Her Own Backyard Window
08:07 PM
Daily Deal: DarwinMail Pro Lite Plan
07:15 PM
Elizabeth Warren's Feud With Facebook Over 'False' Ads Just Highlights The Impossibility Of Content Moderation At Scale
04:13 PM
Wireless Industry Is Trying To Hide Where 5G Is Actually Available
October 14th, 2019
06:33 PM
Working Futures: The Future Of Work May Be Beautiful
October 13th, 2019
09:46 PM
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
October 12th, 2019
09:32 PM
This Week In... Working Futures
05:04 AM
How A Key Story About The 1919 Black Sox Scandal Was Completely Made Up... Due To A Confused Understanding Of Copyright
01:10 AM
More Fallout From The Hong Kong Protests Hitting eSports
October 11th, 2019
11:00 PM
Working Futures: The Future Of Work And The Blurring Of Humans And Machines
09:42 PM
Anti-Safe Space Crusader Bret Stephens Apparently Needs A Safe Space: Backs Out Of Bedbug Debate
07:58 PM
'The Irishman' Ban Once Again Shows Hollywood's Disdain For Netflix is Stupid & Counterproductive
07:58 PM
Daily Deal: The Complete C# Programming Bundle
07:06 PM
How A Right To Be Forgotten Stifles A Free Press And Free Expression
04:04 PM
After Jack Hack, Government Starts Taking Wireless 'SIM Hijacking' Seriously
01:02 PM
DOJ And DNI's Attempt To Bury Whistleblower Report Yet Another Indication Of The Official Channels' Uselessness
05:40 AM
It's Time For The Academic World To See The Positive Side Of Negative Results
12:28 AM
NYPD Slows Down Law Enforcement, Increases Citizen Complaints
October 10th, 2019
09:53 PM
New French Mandate Will Use Facial Recognition App To Create 'Secure Digital IDs'
08:09 PM
Banksy's Fake Store Is An Attempt To Abuse Trademark Law To Avoid Copyright Law
08:09 PM
Daily Deal: The A to Z Cyber Security & IT Training Bundle
06:25 PM
Attorney Who Sued Grindr Responds Extremely Poorly To The Supreme Court's Rejection Of Her Section 230 Lawsuit
03:49 PM
Whoops, Twitter The Latest To Use Two Factor Authentication Phone Numbers For Marketing
12:21 PM
The Ellen Show Issues Copyright Takedown On Transformative Video Commenting On Her Friendship With President Bush
04:59 AM
Epic Games Settles With Cheating Minor To End Lawsuit
12:40 AM
Working Futures: The Future Of Work May Have Unexpected Consequences
October 9th, 2019
11:22 PM
Ridiculous: Judge Says Devin Nunes' SLAPP Suit Against An Internet Cow And Others Can Continue
09:12 PM
Thin-Skinned Chinese Government Busy Making American Sports Orgs Look Silly On Free Speech Issues
08:20 PM
Trump Administration Demands An End To Strong Encryption While Being Exhibit A For Why We Need It
08:20 PM
Daily Deal: Project Management Professional Certification Training Suite
07:02 PM
FISA Court Finds The FBI Is Still Violating The Fourth Amendment With Its Abuse Of NSA Collections
04:00 PM
The Cable Industry Makes $28 Billion Annually In Bullshit Fees
12:32 PM
Turkish Gov't Demands US Embassy Apologize For 'Liking' A Tweet The Turkish Gov't Didn't Like
06:02 AM
Violating The Fourth Amendment To Break Up An Underage Drinking Party Means No Qualified Immunity
12:50 AM
Your Money Or Your Life: Louisville Cops, Prosecutors Dropping Hefty Trafficking Charges In Exchange For Seized Cash
October 8th, 2019
11:07 PM
Techdirt Podcast Episode 228: Working Futures
09:23 PM
Not The First Rodeo: Lil Nas X And Cardi B Hit With Blurred Lines Style Copyright Complaint Over Rodeo
08:05 PM
CBP Official Refuses To Give Journalist His Passport Until He 'Admits' He Writes 'Propaganda'
08:05 PM
Daily Deal: The Shell Developer Master Class Bundle
07:13 PM
The DOJ Is Conflating The Content Moderation Debate With The Encryption Debate: Don't Let Them
03:45 PM
Former FCC Boss Wheeler Says New Court Ruling Won't Stop Net Neutrality
12:43 PM
Working With The Private Sector And Hundreds Of Law Enforcement Agencies, ICE Has Assembled A Massive Surveillance Network
04:55 AM
Why Navigation Apps, Working Properly, Can Make Traffic Flows Worse -- And What To Do About It