Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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New Every week, we have a member of the community post their "favorite Techdirt posts of the week." Since tomorrow's Father's Day, I figured this week, I should ask my Dad, an avid Techdirt reader. Well this is a treat. I am Mike's father and this is my Father's Day present...
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Net neutrality could be a victim under an ITU Internet takeover

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Network neutrality, the idea that an ISP can’t discriminate against the traffic traveling over its network, is an enshrined legal right in some areas and a hotly contested regulatory fight in others. But according to a post over at TechDirt it may become moot if the International Telecommunications Union succeeds...
Net neutrality could be a victim under an ITU Internet takeover

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Taking the number one spot in voting (by a decent margin) for "most insightful comment" this week was from That Anonymous Coward in response to filmmaker David Newhoff trying to compare "copyleft" folks who are seeking more reasonable copyright laws and who are fighting against needless and dangerous expansion... to...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Sprint 'unlimited' for mobile hotspots capped at 5GB

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Sprint has had no qualms about reminding consumers of its status as the only wireless provider offering truly unlimited broadband, but now the wireless company appears to be modifying that stance. A writer at techdirt has revealed an email received from Sprint that contains information on data caps for Sprint...
Sprint 'unlimited' for mobile hotspots capped at 5GB

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Well, it's another one of those weeks where a single comment won both the "funniest" and "most insightful" categories -- and this week it did so by a hell of a lot -- over 50% more than second place in either category. Basically, you guys freaking loved this comment. It...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Don't Read Andrew Keen's Book - You'll Harm His Identity

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To promote his new pop-Luddite book Digital Vertigo—named, I assume, for the slight feeling of dizziness that signals the onset of old age—Andrew Keen has written an opinion column for CNN about the disastrous consequences of social media for the human condition. Having spent a day to process his words,...
Don't Read Andrew Keen's Book - You'll Harm His Identity

The costs of copyright enforcement

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The broadcast networks’ lawsuits to prevent Dish Network from deploying a feature allowing viewers to skip commercials aren’t aimed really aimed at Dish — they’re aimed at viewers. FORTUNE — One of the reasons copyright owners (the big media companies) find themselves without many allies in their effort to protect...
The costs of copyright enforcement

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Getting the highest score for "most insightful" this week was Rich Kulawiec, with his comment in response to the TV networks suing DISH for providing a tool to let viewers automatically skip commercials. Rich pointed out the obvious question: And yet it never occurs to them to ask why viewers...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

European Parliament Member Marietje Schaake's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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This week's favorites post comes from Marietje Schaake, a Member of the EU Parliament, who has been called "Europe's most wired politician." When Mike asked me to write a post about my favorite Techdirt posts of the past week, I was honored. Techdirt is one of the main blogs I...
European Parliament Member Marietje Schaake's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Live Copyfraud Discussion With Jason Mazzone; Techdirt Book Club

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As we mentioned earlier this week, we're experimenting with doing a live discussion for the Techdirt book club. For April, the book was Copyfraud by Jason Mazzone who will be joining us today to talk about it at noon PT (3pm ET). And don't forget that the book club book...
Live Copyfraud Discussion With Jason Mazzone; Techdirt Book Club
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