Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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It's another week with one big winner, this time coming in on our popular post about the DJ who was suspended for pulling the classic "dihydrogen monoxide" prank on his listeners. Gareth soared past the competition in both the insightful and funny categories, because our readers don't seem to...
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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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There's a very clear theme to this week's top comments: they all come from stories about companies, governments and organizations fighting and punishing the people they are supposed to serve. For example, we've got the Florida homeowner's association that is wielding lawsuits to shut down criticism in blog comments...
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This week, it turned out that the Righthaven saga was not quite over. The denouement led Arsik Vek to win most insightful comment of the week--and second funniest comment of the week--by summing up the story: So, to make sure I'm getting this right.... 1) Stephens Media decides to...
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Apparently the community was feeling more funny than insightful this week--so much so that the top six funny comments all scored more votes than the most insightful comment. In fact, our most insightful comment of the week is also our second funniest, coming in response to the modder who...
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Kickstarter Projects That Don't Meet Their Goal Are Not 'Failures'; They Help People Avoid Failures

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A little while back, on one of our "funniest/most insightful comments of the week" posts, we featured a comment that someone made anonymously, in response to a story about Bjork's Kickstarter project that was taken down before it ended, after it did not look like it was going to get...
Kickstarter Projects That Don't Meet Their Goal Are Not 'Failures'; They Help People Avoid Failures

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Sometimes companies and customers clash, more often than not because the former isn't treating the latter right. Such was the case this week when a UK mobile operator decided to tell users that they don't want unlimited data simply because they aren't maxing out their current data caps. Silverscarcat...
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This week, Comcast users were no doubt relieved to learn that their ISP would not terminate their accounts for racking up six strikes (read: accusations) under the new "voluntary" regime that's sweeping the nation, instead opting to block every website. To question the wisdom of six strikes is to...
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Letters To The Author

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Letters To The Author: Tomasz Tunguz: Whether on-site or off-site, comments aren't the right communication vector. Instead, a redesigned, curated section for Letters to the Editor or one step further, Letters to the Author might cultivate a reading community much more effectively than the commenting platforms in use today.  This...
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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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You've heard it before -- "copyright and the First Amendment have co-existed for 200 years!" -- but as we explained this week, it just ain't true. Inspired by the subject, jameshogg delivered our most insightful comment of the week by hitting many of the key points in the free speech...
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Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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This week, it should come as no surprise that Tim Cushing's epic post about the OnPress attribution trolling saga yielded our runaway winning comment of the week, taking first place in both the Insightful and Funny categories by a wide margin. It comes courtesy of an anonymous commenter who highlighted...
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