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Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
IMDb sues State of California over new law requiring certain paid entertainment sites to remove actors' age upon request, citing their First Amendment right   —  As was expected, IMDb is suing the state of California over its new “ageism” law.  The law has its genesis in actress Junie Hoang's lawsuit …
Nov 12, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Google-Oracle verdict: good in that it allows for the re-implementation of APIs in different software, but fair-use was the wrong judicial vehicle   —  This is somewhat surprising, but good: after a few days of deliberation, the jury in the redo of the Oracle v. Google case concerning Google's use …
May 27, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Reddit, Automattic, Medium, Vimeo, Kickstarter, Foursquare, Mozilla, Yelp, Pinterest, and others urge FCC to formally evaluate broadband caps and zero rating   —  We've noted how the FCC's latest net neutrality rules do a lot of things right, but they failed to seriously address zero rating …
May 25, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Tim Cushing / Techdirt:
Federal Judge Says Internet Archive's Wayback Machine A Perfectly Legitimate Source Of Evidence   —  Those of us who dwell on the internet already know the Internet Archive's “Wayback Machine” is a useful source of evidence.  For one, it showed that the bogus non-disparagement clause KlearGear used …
May 19, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
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

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