Slashdot Items Tagged "suddenoutbreakofcommonsense"

Date / Time Story
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:14AM Confirmed: FCC Will Try To Regulate Internet Under Title II
Thursday June 13, 2013 @02:42PM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @03:05PM Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine
Friday March 15, 2013 @09:15PM National Security Letters Ruled Unconstitutional, Banned
Monday March 11, 2013 @07:44AM Court: 4th Amendment Applies At Border, Password Protected Files Not Suspicious
Monday February 25, 2013 @08:20AM Troll Complaint Dismissed; Subscriber Not Necessarily Infringer
Saturday December 08, 2012 @09:05AM Steve Jobs Patent On iPhone Declared Invalid
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @01:41PM Canada Creates Cap On Liability For File Sharing Lawsuits
Thursday September 27, 2012 @01:46PM File-Sharing For Personal Use Declared Legal In Portugal
Friday July 06, 2012 @11:24AM Apple-Motorola Judge Questions Need For Software Patents
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @02:34PM Used Software Can Be Sold, Says EU Court of Justice
Saturday May 26, 2012 @12:01AM Texter Not Responsible For Textee's Car Accident, Rules Judge
Friday May 18, 2012 @11:29AM US Justice Dept Defends Right To Record Police
Friday May 04, 2012 @02:20PM NY Judge Rules IP Addresses Insufficient To Identify Pirates
Thursday May 03, 2012 @07:44AM EU Court Rules APIs, Programming Languages Not Copyrightable
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @11:53PM Maryland Bans Employers From Asking For Facebook Passwords
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @06:28PM Boston Pays Out $170,000 To Man Arrested For Recording Police
Thursday March 22, 2012 @06:23AM Supreme Court Limits Patents Based On Laws of Nature
Friday February 24, 2012 @03:08PM US Appeals Court Upholds Suspect's Right To Refuse Decryption
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @11:09AM Supreme Court Rules Warrants Needed for GPS Monitoring
Friday January 13, 2012 @04:55PM 7000 e-Voting Machines Now Deemed Worthless By Irish Government
Saturday December 31, 2011 @07:13PM Actual Damages For 1 Download = Cost of a 1 License
Thursday December 29, 2011 @01:46PM HTC Unlocks Bootloader For All of Its Devices
Thursday December 22, 2011 @09:36AM Spanish Court Rules In Favor of P2P Engineer
Saturday December 03, 2011 @11:49AM Swiss Gov't: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @05:20PM EU Court Adviser Says Software Ideas Can't Be Copyrighted
Tuesday November 22, 2011 @10:58PM AT&T/T-Mobile Merger 'Not In the Public Interest'
Sunday November 20, 2011 @02:36PM Copyright Isn't Working, Says EU Technology Chief Neelie Kroes
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @11:52AM Obama To Veto Anti-Net-Neutrality Legislation
Wednesday October 19, 2011 @01:47PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Linking Is Not Defamation
Monday October 03, 2011 @01:28PM Florida Reduces Penalties For 'Sexting' Teens
Wednesday August 31, 2011 @01:36PM Justice Dept. Files Antitrust Complaint Against AT&T and T-Mobile Merger
Monday August 29, 2011 @07:59PM Mass. Court Says Constitution Protects Filming On-Duty Police
Tuesday August 23, 2011 @08:32PM Judge Nixes Warrantless Cell Phone Location Data
Wednesday August 10, 2011 @07:20AM Patent Troll Lawyer Sanctioned Over Extortion Tactics
Monday July 25, 2011 @09:58AM For Texas Textbooks, a Victory For Evolution
Saturday June 25, 2011 @11:28AM UK Sticks With Nuclear Power
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @11:34AM Russian President: Time To Reform Copyright
Wednesday May 04, 2011 @02:35AM An IP Address Does Not Point To a Person, Judge Rules
Sunday April 17, 2011 @10:22AM To Be Given Back To the Community
Tuesday March 15, 2011 @08:27PM Cutting Prices Is the Only Way To Stop Piracy
Thursday February 03, 2011 @02:18PM Usage Based Billing In Canada To Be Rescinded
Wednesday January 26, 2011 @02:35PM Senators Bash ISP and Push Extensive Net Neutrality
Wednesday January 19, 2011 @07:32PM Sony, Universal Hope To Beat Piracy With 'Instant Pop'
Wednesday December 15, 2010 @12:41PM Fourth Amendment Protects Hosted E-mail
Tuesday November 30, 2010 @12:11PM Aussie Gov't Decides ISPs Aren't Responsible For Infected Computers
Sunday November 21, 2010 @01:08AM P2P Litigation Crippled In DC District Court Ruling
Thursday November 04, 2010 @06:59AM US Says Genes Should Not Be Patentable
Thursday October 28, 2010 @08:59AM British Airways Chief Slams US Security Requests
Thursday October 07, 2010 @03:39PM Mexican Senate Votes To Drop Out of ACTA
Friday October 01, 2010 @01:46PM Senate Votes To Turn Down Volume On TV Commercials
Monday September 27, 2010 @09:37PM Motorcyclist Wins Taping Case Against State Police
Thursday September 23, 2010 @12:59PM YouTube Wins vs. Telecinco In Spain
Thursday September 09, 2010 @06:25AM European Parliament All But Rejects ACTA
Saturday September 04, 2010 @11:17AM Brazil Considering Legalizing File Sharing
Saturday August 14, 2010 @01:11AM Rare Sharing of Data Led To Results In Alzheimer's Research
Monday July 26, 2010 @02:52PM Jailbreaking iPhone Now Legal
Monday July 26, 2010 @09:24AM Court Rules That Bypassing Dongle Is Not a DMCA Violation
Wednesday July 21, 2010 @04:58PM US Senate Passes 'Libel Tourism' Bill
Friday July 16, 2010 @10:24AM Software Now Un-Patentable In New Zealand
Friday June 18, 2010 @05:53PM Movie Studio Finally Sees the Light On Rentals
Thursday June 10, 2010 @09:45PM Federal Judge Limits DHS Laptop Border Searches
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @04:07PM Spanish Judges Liken File Sharing To Lending Books
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @07:29AM Violent Video Games Only Affect Some People
Friday May 28, 2010 @07:51PM UK Home Office Set To Scrap National ID Cards
Friday May 28, 2010 @12:59PM Blizzard Boss Says Restrictive DRM Is a Waste of Time
Tuesday May 18, 2010 @05:01PM California Moves To Block Texas' Textbook Changes
Tuesday May 11, 2010 @12:13AM Defense Chief Urges Big Cuts In Military Spending
Tuesday April 27, 2010 @03:24PM House Proposes Legalizing, Taxing Online Gambling
Monday April 26, 2010 @04:44PM Indian Copyright Bill Declares Private, Personal Copying "Fair Dealing"
Thursday April 22, 2010 @02:22AM UK University Researchers Must Make Data Available
Friday April 09, 2010 @01:38AM The Economist Weighs In For Shorter Copyright Terms
Thursday April 01, 2010 @12:02PM Judge Finds NSA Wiretapping Program Illegal
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @07:06PM NZ Draft Bill Rules Out Software Patents
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @10:21PM Novell Wins vs. SCO
Monday March 29, 2010 @11:31PM US District Judge Rules Gene Patents Invalid
Saturday March 20, 2010 @04:20PM Canada's Top Court Quashes Child Porn Warrant
Thursday March 18, 2010 @09:27PM P2P and P2P Links Ruled Legal In Spain
Saturday March 13, 2010 @04:59AM Court Rules Against Vaccine-Autism Claims Again
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @07:06PM EU Parliament Rejects ACTA In a 663 To 13 Vote
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @05:45AM European Parliament Declaring War Against ACTA
Saturday March 06, 2010 @06:54PM Popular Science Frees Its 137-Year Archives
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @02:59PM German Data Retention Law Ruled Unconstitutional
Friday February 26, 2010 @08:40PM Europe To Block ACTA Disconnect Provisions
Tuesday February 23, 2010 @02:19PM EU Privacy Chief Says ACTA Violates European Law
Monday February 15, 2010 @07:44AM Australian Judge Rules Facts Cannot Be Copyrighted
Friday February 12, 2010 @05:37AM EU Overturns Agreement With US On Banking Data
Friday February 05, 2010 @11:51AM Lord Lucas Says Record Companies "Blackmail" Users
Thursday February 04, 2010 @10:12AM Landmark Ruling Gives Australian ISPs Safe Harbor
Sunday January 24, 2010 @08:34PM Judge Lowers Jammie Thomas' Damages to $54,000
Thursday November 19, 2009 @02:00AM AU Senator Calls Scientology a "Criminal Organization"
Tuesday November 10, 2009 @10:26AM US Supreme Court Skeptical of Business Method Patents
Saturday November 07, 2009 @02:18AM Norwegian Court Rules ISP Doesn't Have To Block The Pirate Bay
Thursday November 05, 2009 @01:59PM EU Telecom Deal Finished — No Three Strikes
Thursday October 29, 2009 @08:14AM Sequoia To Publish Source Code For Voting Machines
Saturday October 24, 2009 @10:44AM Universal Phone Charger Approved By UN Body
Tuesday October 20, 2009 @11:30AM SCO Terminates Darl McBride
Friday October 16, 2009 @05:16PM FCC Considers Opening Up US Broadband Access
Saturday October 10, 2009 @12:40AM Japanese Ruling Against Winny Dev Overturned On Appeal
Wednesday October 07, 2009 @01:38AM London Stock Exchange Rejects .NET For Open Source
Wednesday September 30, 2009 @11:08PM Massachusetts Police Can't Place GPS On Autos Without Warrant
Friday September 25, 2009 @11:46AM Senate To Reconsider Wiretap Immunity
Tuesday September 22, 2009 @04:01PM FCC Backs Net Neutrality, Chairman's Full Speech Posted
Friday September 18, 2009 @07:18AM Canadian Court of Appeals Decides Website Linking Isn't Libelous
Tuesday September 15, 2009 @06:01AM Microsoft To Exit the Zune Business?
Tuesday September 15, 2009 @05:34AM Australian ISPs Asked To Cut Off Malware-Infected PCs
Friday September 04, 2009 @10:54AM Musicians Oppose Anti-Piracy Measures In the UK
Friday September 04, 2009 @07:51AM Canadian Hate-Speech Law Violates Charter of Rights
Sunday August 30, 2009 @11:39PM Utah Law Punishes Texters As Much As Drunks In Driving Fatalities
Wednesday August 26, 2009 @11:34AM FCC Declares Intention To Enforce Net Neutrality
Monday August 24, 2009 @10:41AM Mexico Decriminalizes Small-Scale Drug Possession
Tuesday July 21, 2009 @03:50PM First New Nuclear Reactor In a Decade On Track
Saturday July 11, 2009 @03:42AM Judge Invalidates Software Patent, Citing Bilski
Saturday July 11, 2009 @02:37AM Downloading Copyrighted Material Legal In Spain
Tuesday June 30, 2009 @04:36AM Standard Cellphone Chargers For Europeans
Friday June 26, 2009 @07:11PM Middle-School Strip Search Ruled Unconstitutional
Tuesday June 23, 2009 @10:30AM Minn. Supreme Court Upholds City's Right To Build Own Network
Thursday June 18, 2009 @09:19AM Harvard Study Says Weak Copyright Benefits Society
Wednesday June 17, 2009 @11:29AM IRS Now Wants To Repeal Cell Phone Tax
Thursday June 11, 2009 @10:34AM French Three-Strikes Law Ruled Unconstitutional
Thursday June 11, 2009 @06:41AM Canada Rejects Business Method Patents
Saturday June 06, 2009 @02:29PM The Pirates Will Always Win, Says UK ISP
Friday June 05, 2009 @09:31AM Canadian Regulator Says No To New Internet Regs
Monday June 01, 2009 @10:12AM Judge Says Boston Student's Laptop Was Seized Illegally
Saturday May 30, 2009 @10:29AM Microsoft Kills 3-App Limit For Windows 7 Starter Edition
Friday May 29, 2009 @06:49AM Wikipedia Bans Church of Scientology
Wednesday May 27, 2009 @01:59PM Australian Government Backing Down On Censorship
Tuesday May 12, 2009 @07:56PM NY Court Says Police Can't Track Suspect With GPS
Friday May 01, 2009 @09:57PM Stardock Declares Victory Over Demigod Piracy
Thursday April 30, 2009 @09:38AM Microsoft To Disable Autorun
Wednesday April 29, 2009 @07:22AM Cablevision To Offer 101 Mbps Down, No Caps
Tuesday April 28, 2009 @11:34PM Social Networking Sites Getting Risky For Recruiting
Monday April 27, 2009 @09:14PM Obama Says 3% of GDP Should Fund Science Research And Development
Sunday April 26, 2009 @05:33PM Irish Reject E-Voting, Go Back To Paper
Friday April 24, 2009 @02:48PM Appeals Court Stays RIAA Subpoena Vs. Students
Wednesday April 22, 2009 @10:25AM Copyright Decision In Australia Vindicates 3d-Party EPG Provider
Thursday April 16, 2009 @10:02PM Time Warner Shelves Plans For Tiered Pricing
Thursday April 16, 2009 @08:38PM Wikipedia Opts Out Of Phorm
Tuesday April 14, 2009 @03:22PM Norwegian Broadcasting Sets Up Its Own Tracker
Monday April 13, 2009 @05:34AM Finnish Court Dismisses E-Voting Result
Monday April 13, 2009 @12:00AM Time Warner Transfer Caps May Inspire Fair-Price Legislation
Friday April 10, 2009 @04:07AM French Assembly Rejects Three Strikes Bill
Wednesday April 08, 2009 @07:59AM Major League Baseball Dumps Silverlight For Flash
Monday April 06, 2009 @02:49AM Obama Calls For Nuke-Free World
Thursday April 02, 2009 @10:05AM Linux Needs Critics
Sunday March 29, 2009 @07:30PM NVidia Considering Porting PhysX To OpenCL
Friday March 27, 2009 @12:31PM MIT To Make All Faculty Publications Open Access
Thursday March 26, 2009 @02:54PM Utah Governor Vetoes Jack Thompson's Game Sales Bill
Tuesday March 17, 2009 @05:06PM Rocket Hobbyists Prevail Over Feds In Court Case
Wednesday March 11, 2009 @03:46PM Copyright and Patent Laws Hurt the Economy
Monday March 09, 2009 @11:53AM Obama To Reverse Bush Limits On Stem Cell Work
Friday March 06, 2009 @09:31AM NY Bill Proposes Tax Credit for Open Source Developers
Wednesday March 04, 2009 @09:09AM Obama Picks Net Neutrality Backer As FCC Chief
Wednesday March 04, 2009 @06:46AM German Court Bans E-Voting As Currently Employed
Monday March 02, 2009 @05:29PM MD Appellate Ct. Sets "New Standard" For Anonymous Posting
Monday March 02, 2009 @08:26AM Australian Internet Censorship Plan Torpedoed
Wednesday February 25, 2009 @09:15PM UK Government Boosts Open Source Adoption
Wednesday February 18, 2009 @11:51PM Judge Dismisses Google Street View Case
Wednesday February 18, 2009 @08:33AM Handset Vendors Plug Micro-USB Charge Ports
Friday February 13, 2009 @11:24AM Court Rules Autism Not Caused By Childhood Vaccine
Friday February 13, 2009 @07:05AM Cambridge, Mass. Moves To Nix Security Cameras
Thursday February 12, 2009 @04:56PM Iowa Seeks To Remove Electoral College
Thursday January 29, 2009 @11:51AM UK Government Abandons Piracy Legislation
Thursday January 29, 2009 @12:46AM US House Kills Proposed Delay For Digital TV Transition
Tuesday January 27, 2009 @11:47PM US Government Responds Harshly To ICANN gTLD Plans
Tuesday January 27, 2009 @06:51PM Texas Board of Education Supports Evolution
Monday January 26, 2009 @07:14PM Researcher Finds No Link Between Violent Games and School Shootings
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @11:21PM KY Appeals Court Nixes Seizure of Gambling-Linked Domains
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @07:25PM Child Online Protection Act Appeal Rejected
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @05:44PM 17,000 Downloads Does Not Equal 17,000 Lost Sales
Wednesday January 21, 2009 @12:01AM Ubuntu Mobile Looks At Qt As GNOME Alternative
Tuesday January 20, 2009 @02:01PM Rick Boucher To Chair House Internet Committee
Monday January 19, 2009 @03:37PM Dutch Study Says Filesharing Has Positive Economic Effects
Monday January 19, 2009 @12:59PM Valve Takes Optimistic View of Piracy
Friday January 16, 2009 @10:09AM FOSS Development As Economic Stimulus
Thursday January 15, 2009 @08:03PM Breathalyzer Source Code Ruling Upheld
Thursday January 15, 2009 @01:50PM Internet Not Really Dangerous For Kids After All
Wednesday January 14, 2009 @10:14AM Aussie Regulator Comes Down On SMS Spam
Saturday January 10, 2009 @03:40AM RIAA Gives Up In Atlantic Recording v. Brennan
Wednesday January 07, 2009 @02:28PM State Secrets Defense Rejected In Wiretapping Case
Wednesday December 31, 2008 @07:20PM Content Filtering Pulled From Free Broadband Proposal
Tuesday December 23, 2008 @07:34PM With Lawsuit Settled, Hackers Working With MBTA
Monday December 22, 2008 @03:27PM The Post-Bilski Era Gets Underway
Sunday December 21, 2008 @06:42PM RIAA To Stop Prosecuting Individual File Sharers
Wednesday December 17, 2008 @07:23AM Court Nixes National Security Letter Gag Provision
Thursday December 11, 2008 @09:28PM Paul McCartney Releases Album As DRM-Free Download
Wednesday December 10, 2008 @06:22AM IWF Backs Down On Wiki Censorship
Friday December 05, 2008 @01:09PM Human Rights Court Calls UK DNA Database a 'Breach of Rights'
Wednesday December 03, 2008 @07:10AM Model-View-Controller — Misunderstood and Misused
Monday December 01, 2008 @10:20PM EU Strikes Down French "3 Strikes" Copyright Infringement Law
Tuesday November 25, 2008 @10:40PM Judge Excludes 3 "John Does" From RIAA Subpoena
Monday November 24, 2008 @01:02PM Monty Python Banks On the Long Tail Via YouTube
Friday November 21, 2008 @08:26AM Study Recommends Online Gaming, Social Networking For Kids
Thursday November 20, 2008 @09:49AM Game Designer Makes Case For Used Games
Wednesday November 19, 2008 @02:43PM Ted Stevens Loses Senate Re-Election Bid
Sunday November 16, 2008 @01:52AM Duke Demands Proof of Infringement From RIAA
Thursday November 13, 2008 @05:16PM US Supreme Court Allows Sonar Use
Monday November 10, 2008 @09:13PM MGM First To Post Full-Length Features To YouTube
Monday November 10, 2008 @01:53AM Barack Obama Wins US Presidency
Sunday November 09, 2008 @12:07AM Malaysia Frees "Anti-Islamic" Blogger