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Date / TimeStory
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:27PM Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings
Thursday March 20, 2014 @06:20AM $30K Worth of Multimeters Must Be Destroyed Because They're Yellow
Saturday February 15, 2014 @04:41PM Music Industry Is Keeping Streaming Services Unprofitable
Monday October 28, 2013 @11:32PM Why Is Broadband More Expensive In the US Than Elsewhere?
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @07:23PM Martin Luther King Jr's Children In Court Over MLK IP
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @09:12PM Belgian Media Group Demanding Copyright Levy for Internet Access
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @04:09PM Outrage At Microsoft Offshoring Tax In the UK, Google Caught Avoiding US Taxes
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @02:32PM Microsoft Steeply Raising Enterprise Licensing Fees
Monday September 24, 2012 @07:46PM Apple Wants Another $707 Million From Samsung
Monday September 03, 2012 @04:00AM Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy SIII To Its Ban List
Friday July 20, 2012 @04:08PM Microsoft Taking Heat For Five-Figure Xbox 360 'Patch Fee'
Saturday July 14, 2012 @12:34AM The Ugly, Profitable Details About Xbox Live Advertising
Wednesday June 13, 2012 @03:34PM Windows RT Will Cost OEMs Over Twice As Much as Windows 7
Monday June 11, 2012 @07:39AM Taxes Lead Angry Birds Maker Rovio To Consider Move To Ireland
Sunday May 13, 2012 @02:42AM Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship Before IPO
Friday May 04, 2012 @03:20PM Windows 8 Won't Play DVDs Unless You Pay For the Media Center Pack
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @05:36PM Apple Blocks iOS Apps Using Dropbox SDK
Sunday April 08, 2012 @07:39PM Google Earns $2 Per Handset; Apple, $575
Friday March 30, 2012 @04:33PM CBS Uses Copyright To Scuttle Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II Episode
Monday March 26, 2012 @09:31AM Software Patents Not So Abstract When the Lawsuits Hit Home
Thursday February 16, 2012 @12:44PM Sony Raises Price of Whitney Houston's Music 30 Minutes After Death
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @01:36PM AT&T Caps Netflix Streaming Costs At $68K/Yr
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @12:03PM Copyright Lobby Wants Canada Out of TPP Until Stronger Copyright Laws Passed
Thursday January 12, 2012 @10:07PM LG To Pay Licensing Fees To Microsoft For Using Android
Sunday January 01, 2012 @09:32PM What Could Have Been In the Public Domain Today, But Isn't
Thursday December 29, 2011 @03:56PM Verizon Adds $2 Charge For Paying Your Bill Online
Wednesday November 23, 2011 @04:11PM Bill Gates Takes the Stand In WordPerfect Trial
Friday November 18, 2011 @04:31PM B&N Pummels Microsoft Patent Claims With Prior Art
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @02:21PM Verizon Announces Pay-Per-Use 'Turbo Boost' For Smartphones
Friday October 21, 2011 @03:10PM Jobs Wanted To Destroy Android
Sunday October 09, 2011 @06:23AM UN Bigwig: The Web Should Have Been Patented and Licensed
Friday September 23, 2011 @12:10PM Borders Bust Means B&N May Get Your Shopping History
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @04:19AM EU Extends Music Copyright to 70 Years
Saturday September 10, 2011 @02:49AM Is There a Hearing Aid Price Bubble?
Friday September 02, 2011 @03:50PM Starz To Pull Content From Netflix
Monday July 11, 2011 @01:39PM DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables May Be Recalled Over Licensing
Monday May 16, 2011 @07:51AM Canadian Music Industry Seeks Copy Tax On Memory Cards
Wednesday February 02, 2011 @02:27PM Apple eBook Rules Changing For Sellers
Monday January 17, 2011 @05:42PM Wikileaks To Name Swiss Bank Tax Evaders
Sunday October 31, 2010 @03:48PM VLC Developer Takes a Stand Against DRM Enforcement
Sunday October 24, 2010 @05:53AM Bible.com Investor Sues Company For Lack Of Profit
Wednesday October 20, 2010 @02:58PM US Elections Dominated By Closed Source. Again.
Tuesday October 12, 2010 @03:07PM Lawyer Is Big Winner In Webcamgate Settlement
Thursday October 07, 2010 @01:17PM Would-Be Akamai Spy Busted By Feds
Thursday October 07, 2010 @10:54AM Astronaut Sues Dido For Album Cover
Saturday September 25, 2010 @12:13AM UK Anti-Piracy Firm E-mails Reveal Cavalier Attitude Toward Legal Threats
Sunday September 19, 2010 @06:08PM Intel Wants To Charge $50 To Unlock Your CPU's Full Capabilities
Thursday August 26, 2010 @10:57PM Lexmark Sues 24 Companies Over Toner-Cartridge Patents
Sunday August 01, 2010 @04:00PM High-Frequency Programmers Revolt Over Pay
Monday June 21, 2010 @11:50AM Verizon Makes Offering Service Blocks a Fireable Offense
Monday June 21, 2010 @11:22AM Verizon Hints At Scrapping Unlimited Data Plans
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @08:23PM HP Explains Why Printer Ink Is So Expensive
Tuesday April 20, 2010 @06:08AM Why Aren't SSD Prices Going Down?
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @05:14PM In EU, Google Accused of YouTube "Free Ride"
Thursday April 08, 2010 @12:13AM Photographers Want Their Cut From Google's Ebooks
Sunday April 04, 2010 @12:53PM Amazon Caves To Publishers On eBook Pricing
Monday March 22, 2010 @09:10PM EA To Charge For Game Demos
Saturday March 13, 2010 @11:21AM Apple Loses Aussie Trademark Complaint Over "i" Name
Friday February 19, 2010 @06:15AM IOC Claims Olympian Lindsey Vonn's Name As Intellectual Property
Friday February 12, 2010 @07:05PM Warner To End Free Streaming of Its Content
Thursday January 14, 2010 @04:26PM Netflix Will Delay Renting New WB Releases
Sunday January 03, 2010 @09:36AM DC Sues AT&T For Unclaimed Phone Minutes
Sunday December 20, 2009 @09:03AM Verizon Defends Doubling of Early Termination Fee
Tuesday December 15, 2009 @03:16PM Why Is a Laptop's Battery Dearer Than a Lawnmower's?
Monday December 07, 2009 @06:32PM FCC May Pry Open the Cable Set-Top Box
Wednesday December 02, 2009 @10:54PM AU Mobile Operator Optus Blocking Paid Android Apps
Friday November 13, 2009 @02:09PM MPAA Shuts Down Town's Municipal WiFi Over 1 Download
Friday November 13, 2009 @10:50AM Verizon Doubles Early Termination Fee and More
Thursday November 12, 2009 @07:41PM MPAA Asks Again For Control Of TV Analog Ports
Tuesday November 10, 2009 @05:05AM Verizon Droid Tethering Comes At a Hefty Price
Monday November 02, 2009 @10:55AM Asimov Estate Authorizes New I, Robot Books
Wednesday October 28, 2009 @06:55AM Film Studios May Block DVD Rentals For One Month
Wednesday October 14, 2009 @08:53AM Why Won't Apple Sell Your iTunes LPs?
Friday September 18, 2009 @09:27PM Skype Founders File Copyright Suit Against eBay
Friday September 18, 2009 @01:33PM ASCAP Says Apple Should Pay For 30-sec. Song Samples
Thursday September 10, 2009 @01:14PM Twitter To Add Money-Making Features
Monday September 07, 2009 @06:29PM iPod Fee Proposed For Canada
Thursday September 03, 2009 @08:16PM Microsoft Pushes For Single Global Patent System
Monday August 31, 2009 @12:00PM James Murdoch Criticizes BBC For Providing "Free News"
Friday July 03, 2009 @11:38AM Browser Vendors Force W3C To Scrap HTML 5 Codecs
Monday June 29, 2009 @07:03AM Exchange Rates Spell High Prices for Windows 7 In the EU
Tuesday June 23, 2009 @03:17PM ASCAP Wants To Be Paid When Your Phone Rings
Saturday June 06, 2009 @05:47PM Ballmer Threatens To Pull Out of the US
Saturday June 06, 2009 @03:38AM Publishers Want a Slice of Used Game Market
Wednesday April 29, 2009 @03:08PM US ISPs Using Push Polling To Stop Cheap Internet
Thursday April 23, 2009 @02:51PM Time Warner Cable Won't Compete, Seeks Legislation
Sunday April 12, 2009 @04:49PM Paper Companies' Windfall of Unintended Consequences
Thursday April 09, 2009 @09:23AM New ICANN TLDs May Cause Internet Land Rush
Wednesday April 08, 2009 @12:05PM Apple Shifts iTunes Pricing; $0.69 Tracks MIA
Thursday March 19, 2009 @01:33PM Shell Ditches Wind, Solar, and Hydro
Thursday March 05, 2009 @04:48PM Warner Music Playing Hardball With Rock Band
Wednesday March 04, 2009 @08:42AM "Authors Guild" Skims Half of Google Book-Rights Settlement
Thursday February 26, 2009 @12:04AM Authors Guild President Wants To End Royalty-Free TTS On Kindle
Sunday February 15, 2009 @02:25PM New Bill Would Repeal NIH Open Access Policy
Thursday February 12, 2009 @07:49AM Author's Guild Says Kindle's Text-To-Speech Software Illegal
Tuesday January 27, 2009 @05:50AM Bickering Blocks US Mobile Phone Payments
Monday January 05, 2009 @04:22PM Universities Patenting More Student Ideas
Tuesday December 23, 2008 @12:57AM Warner Music Pulls Videos Off YouTube
Thursday December 11, 2008 @04:59AM Used Game Market Affecting Price, Quality of New Titles
Monday November 24, 2008 @03:43PM How Politics Interacts With Games
Friday November 21, 2008 @12:50AM Studios Sue Oz ISP Over Allowing Piracy
Friday November 14, 2008 @03:25AM Non-Profit Org Claims Rights In Library Catalog Data
Tuesday November 11, 2008 @12:25PM Vital Parts of Games As DLC?
Friday November 07, 2008 @04:20PM Guitar Hero World Tour Equipment Problems, Subscription Possibilities?
Saturday October 11, 2008 @11:48PM Verizon To Charge Content Providers $.03 Per SMS
Monday October 06, 2008 @11:02AM Game Devs Using One-Time Bonuses to Fight Used Game Sales
Saturday October 04, 2008 @10:40AM Facebook Finds Grass Greener In Ireland
Thursday October 02, 2008 @08:00PM Looming Royalty Decision Threatens iTunes Store, Apple Hints
Friday September 26, 2008 @06:49PM eBay To Disallow Checks and Money Orders In US
Friday September 26, 2008 @01:14PM J. K. Rowling Wins $6,750 In Infringement Case
Wednesday September 24, 2008 @12:53PM RIAA and Net Radio Broadcasters Reach Agreement
Wednesday September 17, 2008 @05:31PM Colfer Asked To Write Sixth HHGTTG Book
Thursday September 11, 2008 @11:05AM Senator Questions Rise In US Texting Prices
Wednesday September 10, 2008 @10:42PM Why Starting a Legal Online Music Vendor Is Tough
Wednesday July 30, 2008 @02:50AM Software Price Gap Between the US and Europe
Tuesday June 17, 2008 @08:12AM Cities Tampering With Traffic Lights To Generate Revenue
Monday May 26, 2008 @03:27AM Video Game Actors Say They Don't Get Their Due
Monday May 12, 2008 @05:58PM SMS 4x More Expensive Than Data From Hubble
Saturday May 03, 2008 @01:07PM Amazon Fights Back Against NY Online Sales Tax
Wednesday April 16, 2008 @01:13PM End of the Internet's Tax-Free Ride?
Monday April 14, 2008 @10:17AM Virgin Media CEO Says Net Neutrality Is Already Gone
Saturday April 12, 2008 @05:07PM New York to Implement an 'Amazon Tax'
Friday April 11, 2008 @12:32AM eBay Australia Makes PayPal Mandatory
Tuesday April 08, 2008 @11:15AM Imperial Storm Troopers Skirmish in Latest IP Battle
Thursday April 03, 2008 @12:01PM ARIA Sells a Licence for DJs to Format Shift Music
Sunday March 30, 2008 @04:20PM Amazon Insists Publishers Use Their On-Demand Printer
Saturday March 29, 2008 @09:49PM VeriSign Jacks Up .com, .net Prices To the Max
Friday March 21, 2008 @08:56PM Sony Offers Bloatware Removal Service — For a Fee [Updated]
Thursday March 13, 2008 @11:35AM Blu-ray Player Prices Hit 2008 Highs
Friday February 29, 2008 @11:17AM RIAA Not Sharing Settlement Money With Artists
Saturday February 16, 2008 @05:08AM EU Commissioner Proposes 95 year Copyright
Tuesday February 12, 2008 @03:47PM Tolkien Trust Sues New Line, May Kill "Hobbit"
Tuesday February 05, 2008 @02:58PM RIAA Wants Songwriter Royalty Lowered
Tuesday February 05, 2008 @12:22PM Time-Warner Considers Per-Gigabyte Service Fee, After iTunes
Sunday February 03, 2008 @08:49PM Thou Shalt Not View The Super Bowl on a 56" Screen
Thursday January 31, 2008 @08:24AM RIAA Wants $1.5 Million Per CD Copied
Sunday January 06, 2008 @06:28PM Why Intel and OLPC Parted Ways
Wednesday January 02, 2008 @01:24PM OLPC CTO Quits to Commercialize OLPC Technology
Thursday November 01, 2007 @08:51AM Apple Makes $831 On Each AT&T iPhone
Sunday October 21, 2007 @08:31PM Canada May Tax Legal Music Downloads
Monday June 04, 2007 @05:32PM Internet Tax Imminent?
Thursday May 31, 2007 @05:44PM First Nations Want Cellphone Revenue
Wednesday May 23, 2007 @09:03AM New Royalty Rates Could Kill Internet Radio
Tuesday May 22, 2007 @07:24PM RIAA Seeks Royalties From Radio
Wednesday May 09, 2007 @03:55AM Disney Says, You WILL Watch the Ads
Monday April 30, 2007 @09:46AM RIAA Claims Ownership of All Artist Royalties For Internet Radio
Tuesday April 24, 2007 @11:51PM Investment Companies Backing Patent Trolls
Wednesday March 14, 2007 @02:23AM Viacom Sues Google Over YouTube for $1 Billion
Monday March 12, 2007 @11:19PM Halliburton Moving HQ To Dubai
Monday March 05, 2007 @02:50PM Microsoft Charging Businesses $4K for DST Fix
Tuesday February 27, 2007 @06:55AM EMI — Ditching DRM is Going To Cost You
Tuesday February 13, 2007 @03:57PM Michael Crichton on Why Gene Patents Are Bad
Friday February 09, 2007 @12:32AM Indonesia Stops Sharing Avian Virus Samples
Wednesday February 07, 2007 @05:22PM RIAA Says CDs Should Cost More
Wednesday January 17, 2007 @02:48AM Apple Charges For 802.11n, Blames Accounting Law
Saturday January 13, 2007 @12:48PM New Line And Jackson - Irreconcilable Differences
Thursday December 07, 2006 @03:59AM Richest 2% Own Half the World's Wealth
Thursday November 30, 2006 @12:03PM Universal Wants a Slice of Apple's iPod Pie
Thursday November 02, 2006 @10:39PM Utube Sues YouTube

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite. -- Bertrand Russell, "Skeptical Essays", 1928

 



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