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This Week In Techdirt History: January 20th - 26th

This week in 2009, as usual, the recording industry was engaged in multiple battles. The RIAA was considering trying to bribe ISPs into playing along with its copyright strikes program, while its British equivalent was convincing the UK government to force them to do so, and a bunch of labels were launching the first infringement lawsuit directly targeting an ISP in Ireland. But the biggest fight was the developing Joel Tenenbaum case, where the RIAA was so opposed to it being streamed online ...

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This Week In Techdirt History: April 14th

This Week In Techdirt History: April 14th

techdirt.com     10+ hour, 43+ min ago

This week in 2014, the world was dealing with the Heartbleed bug and turning its attention to the NSA's possible awareness of it -- leading Obama to tell them to start revealing fl...

This Week In Techdirt History: October 14th

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

There was plenty of NSA apologia again this week in 2013. Keith Alexander was claiming that he was protecting civil liberties by violating them and playing the fear card by claiming people will die du...

This Week In Techdirt History: August 26th

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, we learned that the NSA had tapped the UN and various embassies and cracked the UN's video conferencing encryption....

This Week In Techdirt History: January 13th

This Week In Techdirt History: January 13th

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2014, as congress was preparing to give up its authority and fast-track agreements like the TPP, and the USTR was not even showing up for hearings on the subject, the ...

This Week In Techdirt History: January 6th

This Week In Techdirt History: January 6th

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2014, the NSA more or less admitted to spying on congress, garnering a stunning response from Rep. Peter King who apparently felt that they absolutely should be, and a...

This Week In Techdirt History: December 2nd

This Week In Techdirt History: December 2nd

techdirt.com     4+ mon ago

This week in 2013, we saw a spate of worrying changes around the world, with a German court telling Wikimedia that it's liable for user content, a French court ordering a search en...

This Week In Techdirt History: December 9th

This Week In Techdirt History: December 9th

techdirt.com     4+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago This week in 2008, Warner Music was pushing for a music tax and we were explaining why that's a bad idea. Universal was ...

This Week In Techdirt History: August 5th

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, we learned that lots of government agencies were trying to access that sweet, sweet NSA data and that the DEA was not only getting it, but being instru...

This Week In Techdirt History: June 17th

techdirt.com     9+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago This week in 2008, the Associated Press stirred up a ridiculous drama following its legal threats against a blogger. First, it proposed that it would create its...

This Week In Techdirt History: April 7th

This Week In Techdirt History: April 7th

techdirt.com     1+ week ago

This week in 2014, former NSA and CIA boss Michael Hayden was getting pathetically aggressive, calling Dianne Feinstein too emotional to judge the CIA torture report (which we were...

This Week In Techdirt History: November 4th

This Week In Techdirt History: November 4th

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

Stateside, Mike Rogers was claiming that more NSA transparency would hurt privacy, while also being opportunistically concerned about the privacy implications of the Affordable Car...


This Week In Techdirt History: April 14th

This Week In Techdirt History: April 14th

techdirt.com     10+ hour, 43+ min ago

This week in 2014, the world was dealing with the Heartbleed bug and turning its attention to the NSA's possible awareness of it -- leading Obama to tell them to start revealing fl...

This Week In Techdirt History: October 14th

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

There was plenty of NSA apologia again this week in 2013. Keith Alexander was claiming that he was protecting civil liberties by violating them and playing the fear card by claiming people will die du...

This Week In Techdirt History: August 26th

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, we learned that the NSA had tapped the UN and various embassies and cracked the UN's video conferencing encryption....

This Week In Techdirt History: January 13th

This Week In Techdirt History: January 13th

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2014, as congress was preparing to give up its authority and fast-track agreements like the TPP, and the USTR was not even showing up for hearings on the subject, the ...

This Week In Techdirt History: January 6th

This Week In Techdirt History: January 6th

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2014, the NSA more or less admitted to spying on congress, garnering a stunning response from Rep. Peter King who apparently felt that they absolutely should be, and a...

This Week In Techdirt History: December 2nd

This Week In Techdirt History: December 2nd

techdirt.com     4+ mon ago

This week in 2013, we saw a spate of worrying changes around the world, with a German court telling Wikimedia that it's liable for user content, a French court ordering a search en...

This Week In Techdirt History: December 9th

This Week In Techdirt History: December 9th

techdirt.com     4+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago This week in 2008, Warner Music was pushing for a music tax and we were explaining why that's a bad idea. Universal was ...

This Week In Techdirt History: August 5th

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, we learned that lots of government agencies were trying to access that sweet, sweet NSA data and that the DEA was not only getting it, but being instru...

This Week In Techdirt History: June 17th

techdirt.com     9+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago This week in 2008, the Associated Press stirred up a ridiculous drama following its legal threats against a blogger. First, it proposed that it would create its...

This Week In Techdirt History: April 7th

This Week In Techdirt History: April 7th

techdirt.com     1+ week ago

This week in 2014, former NSA and CIA boss Michael Hayden was getting pathetically aggressive, calling Dianne Feinstein too emotional to judge the CIA torture report (which we were...

This Week In Techdirt History: November 4th

This Week In Techdirt History: November 4th

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

Stateside, Mike Rogers was claiming that more NSA transparency would hurt privacy, while also being opportunistically concerned about the privacy implications of the Affordable Car...

This Week In Techdirt History: September 16th

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

Notice: Undefined property: DotPack\PhpBoilerPipe\HtmlContent::$title in /var/www/html/feed/php-boiler-pipe/src/HtmlContent.php on line 58 from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago ...

This Week In Techdirt History: October 21st

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

This week in 2008, while the EFF and ACLU were asking news networks to stop sending DMCA notices over political ads, we were wondering whether this experience would prompt either McCain or Obama to su...

This Week In Techdirt History: More NSA Madness

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

Of course, there was Believe it or not, that's not even every NSA post from this week in 2013, but it's the important news. As a final note, the creator of a parody NSA t-shirt a...

This Week In Techdirt History: September 2nd

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, the NSA revelations continued with the discovery that the US was launching hundreds of cyberattacks and that AT&T h...

This Week In Techdirt History: September 23rd

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago Fifteen Years Ago...

This Week In Techdirt History: July 1st

techdirt.com     9+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago Fifteen Years Ago...

This Week In Techdirt History: June 10th

techdirt.com     10+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week, instead of going through the usual look at what was happening five, ten and fifteen years ago, we're going to put all the focus on the events of this week in 2013....

This Week In Techdirt History: December 16th

This Week In Techdirt History: December 16th

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2013, NSA revelations continued to trickle out, such as the unsurprising fact that the agency had cracked standard mobile phone encryption, and that along with the GCH...

This Week In Techdirt History: October 7th

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

This week in 2008, it was still the early days of the global financial crisis. Many self-serving and/or bizarre explanations popped up, blaming things like short selling and Wikipedia edit wars or, mo...

This Week In Techdirt History: July 22nd

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, the congressional backlash against the NSA kicked into high gear with an amendment to end phone data collection from Rep. Justin Amash. Naturally the NSA's...

This Week In Techdirt History: November 18th

This Week In Techdirt History: November 18th

techdirt.com     4+ mon ago

While we're off for the Thanksgiving long weekend, we're shuffling things around a little bit -- so even though it's Friday, here's the weekly history post! We'll be back to our re...

This Week In Techdirt History: November 11th

This Week In Techdirt History: November 11th

techdirt.com     5+ mon ago

This week in 2013, we learned more about the UK's GCHQ and its use of a packet injection attack to hack an internet exchange, garnering a combined response of "no comment but by th...

This Week In Techdirt History: August 19th

techdirt.com     7+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Once in a while, when evens really heat up in a given week, we skip the five/ten/fifteen-year retrospective and focus in on the big events and this is...

This Week In Techdirt History: Augusts 12th

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, the White House incredibly put James Clapper in charge of independent NSA review, then tried to change its tune a ...

This Week In Techdirt History: July 15th

techdirt.com     8+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago Ten Years Ago This week in 2008, a closer look at the Viacom/YouTube lawsuit revealed Viacom's focus on finding out what Google employees uploaded as a sneaky way to hopefull...

This Week In Techdirt History: June 8th

techdirt.com     9+ mon ago

from the Five Years Ago This week in 2013, as dissection of the NSA leaks continued, we began to take a closer look at the secret FISA courts which the DOJ didn't want anyone knowing about, even...

This Week In Techdirt History: December 23rd

This Week In Techdirt History: December 23rd

techdirt.com     3+ mon ago

This week in 2013, the feds were begrudgingly loosening the reins on some secrecy in minimal ways, releasing a redacted version of their secret interpretation of the PATRIOT Act (w...

This Week In Techdirt History: September 30th

techdirt.com     6+ mon ago

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