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Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Comcast preventing Xfinity customers from using Starz's $9/month standalone streaming app, and can only offer flimsy reasons why   —  Comcast Preventing Customers From Accessing Starz Streaming App, Can Only Offer Flimsy Reasons Why  —  Last year, we noted that Comcast was refusing …
Apr 25, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Netflix Pretends It Will Crackdown On VPNs Just Days After Admitting It's Futile To Do So   —  For a few years now, broadcasters have whined endlessly about the use of VPNs to access Netflix in markets where the streaming service had yet to launch.  You'll recall that Australian broadcasters …
Jan 17, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
German Publishers Still Upset That Google Sends Them Traffic Without Paying Them Too; File Lawsuit   —  from the your-honor,-how-dare-they-send-us- traffic dept  —  Oh boy.  Remember VG Media?  That's the consortium of German news publishers who were so damn angry that Google News sends …
Jan 8, 2016, 8:30 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
4th Amendment Lives: Court Tells US Government Get A Warrant If It Wants Mobile Phone Location Info   —  A potentially big ruling came out of the courtroom of Judge Lucy Koh yesterday, in which she affirmed a magistrate judge's decision to tell the government to get a warrant if it wants …
Jul 31, 2015, 7:00 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Study: Shutdown of Google News and other aggregators in Spain hurt news sites' traffic and ad revenue, particularly for new and smaller publishers   —  Study Of Spain's ‘Google Tax’ On News Shows How Much Damage It Has Done  —  As you may recall, governments across Europe …
Jul 30, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Smoking Gun: MPAA Emails Reveal Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Via Today Show And WSJ   —  If you talk to the reporters who work for various big media companies, they insist that they have true editorial independence from the business side of their companies.
Jul 27, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
German regulators extend 2002 Youth Media Protection Law to include adult-content e-books, ban their sale between 6AM and 10PM local time   —  Germany Says You Can't Sell Adult Ebooks Until After 10 PM  —  Why is it that many efforts made “for the children” are so stupid most tweens could point out the obvious flaws?
Jun 22, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Huge Loss For Free Speech In Europe: Human Rights Court Says Sites Liable For User Comments   —  Last year we wrote about a very dangerous case going to the European Court of Human Rights: Delfi AS v. Estonia, which threatened free expression across Europe.  Today, the ruling came out and it's a disaster.
Jun 16, 2015, 2:55 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Google to EU: our vertical search products fail in the market, but are useful enough for our users to display   —  Google To EU: You Know, No One Really Uses Our Vertical Search Products  —  As was widely expected yesterday, the EU has officially come out with its “Statement of Objections” …
Apr 15, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Zenefits Allowed Back Into Utah After Insurance Brokers Tried To Kill The Innovative Startup   —  Late last year, we wrote about the ridiculous situation in which the state of Utah effectively banned Zenefits, the innovative HR software service provider that tons of companies now use.
Apr 14, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context

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