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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
New legal threat from Charles Harder, who represented Hulk Hogan, demonstrates the need for much stronger anti-SLAPP laws   —  Let's say right upfront: if you are unaware, Shiva Ayyadurai is currently suing Techdirt for our posts concerning Ayyaduria's claims to have invented email.
Jan 27, 2017, 4:00 AM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Techdirt's existence is threatened by costs of fighting $15M libel suit brought by Shiva Ayyadurai, represented by Charles Harder, who won against Gawker   —  As you may have heard, last week we were sued for $15 million by Shiva Ayyadurai, who claims to have invented email.
Jan 11, 2017, 5:00 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has proposed criminalizing fake news with a new pro-censorship law sure to be abused   —  Oh boy.  Ever since people started ridiculously blaming fake news on Facebook for the election outcome, we've pointed out that these calls will be used …
Dec 19, 2016, 12:45 PM - In context

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 14, 2016, 3:10 AM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Gawker Media's court filing shows it's trying to build a case against Peter Thiel over his financing of cases against Gawker, despite “heavy burden” of proof   —  Back in June, rumors floated that Gawker was exploring a lawsuit against Peter Thiel for “tortious interference and racketeering” …
Oct 12, 2016, 4:30 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Top EU court rules that linking to copyright-infringing content knowingly or for profit is direct infringement   —  Last year, we talked about an important copyright case in the EU regarding whether or not linking to infringing material was, in itself, infringing.
Sep 9, 2016, 4:25 PM - In context

Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Reddit, Medium, Vimeo, 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 or broadband usage caps, opening the door to ISPs violently abusing net neutrality …
May 24, 2016, 4:05 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Sci-Hub, The Repository Of ‘Infringing’ Academic Papers Now Available Via Telegram   —  We've been covering the saga of Sci-Hub for a while now.  It's the search engine for academic papers that includes a few tricks to access more paywalled academic papers for free, using the academic logins …
May 17, 2016, 1:40 PM - In context

Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Homeland Security Investigations considering sending a subpoena to Techdirt, seeking to identify a commenter on asset forfeiture post   —  Homeland Security Wants To Subpoena Us Over A Clearly Hyperbolic Techdirt Comment  —  Earlier this week, one of our writers, Tim Cushing …
May 6, 2016, 5:15 PM - In 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, 4:56 PM - In context




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