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Arizona Politician Parodied By Fake Twitter Accounts Pushes Bill To Make Online Impersonation A Felony

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It's become quite common these days to see people set up "fake" social network profiles for certain people as a way to parody them. There have been a few lawsuits here and there over such fake profiles, but should they be a crime? As noted by the Citizen Media Law...
Arizona Politician Parodied By Fake Twitter Accounts Pushes Bill To Make Online Impersonation A Felony
Congress to probe Facebook, underwriters for answers

Verizon’s wireless, marketing deal with cable firms to be considered at Senate hearing

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A key Senate Judiciary Committee member said Wednesday he is planning a hearing on Verizon’s spectrum purchase deal with cable companies that includes a controversial marketing arrangement. Senator Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.), chairman of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights subcommittee, said the hearing will include a review of a...
Verizon’s wireless, marketing deal with cable firms to be considered at Senate hearing

Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel

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Israel is now one of the world’s tech powerhouses, second only to Silicon Valley as a hub for startups, but it wasn’t always this way. Today, in honour of the 84th birthday of Professor Aviezri Fraenkel, we’re delighted to share a short film sharing his story of working on the...
Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel

Josh Mendelsohn's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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When a group of entrepreneurs, early-stage investors, and others in the startup community started Engine Advocacy almost a year ago, we set out to help policy makers understand startups while also bringing awareness of the importance of the policymaking process back to startups. Techdirt was a guiding source. This week,...
Josh Mendelsohn's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Rocket Internet-Backed M-Payments Company Payleven Signs Up Berlin Taxi Firm To Trial Chip And Pin System

Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

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Culture minister questioned over the cost Freeview homes face from introduction of next generation of mobile phone servicesCulture minister Ed Vaizey was rounded on by MPs from all parties on Tuesday over the possible cost faced by nearly 1 million TV viewers due to the introduction of the next generation...
Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers
Senate Intelligence Committee drops Zero Dark Thirty probe

After Thumbs Down from Key Committee, ACTA is Likely Dead in the Water

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It’s been losing steam for months, but the European Union’s controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement might finally be down for the count. The BBC reports that INTA, the European Parliament’s trade committee, has ruled to reject the treaty, in a vote of 19 to 12. After the vote, lead committee member and (and...
After Thumbs Down from Key Committee, ACTA is Likely Dead in the Water
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