Apple’s scorched-Earth iPhone fight with Google

By Susan P Crawford In the article “Easter Island’s End,” Jared Diamond described the steps […]

Omar Khadr returns to Canada today

Omar Khadr is returning to Canada Saturday [today], after the 26-year-old was flown from the […]


  “Another #FuckFBIFriday is here, says Anonymous,  “and once again we emerge from the hacker […]

Google transparency reports

Google’s transparency report makes fascinating reading. Includes: Real-time and historical traffic to Google services around […]

RealPlayer 10.5 gets BadWare designation

“We find that RealPlayer 10.5 is badware because it fails to accurately and completely disclose […]

Penalised by Google for breaking his own copyright

From the sublime to the ridiculous: “A few years ago, Techdirt reader Cody Jackson, while deployed […]

Sorry, says Apple CEO over maps screwup

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s like really sorry about the new Apple Maps cock-up […]

Fighting for cell phone privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) says it’ll ask a federal appeals court to demand the […]

Let’s hear it for ‘citizen oversight’

I’ve been watching the furor over columnists Margaret Wente’s alleged plagiarism with great interest. Accusing […]

Cyber attack warning for US banks

The FS-ISAC  (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center) says it’s raised its Cyber Threat […]