Slashdot Items Tagged "rentseeking"

Date / Time Story
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:48PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:55PM Former Disney IT Worker's Complaint To Congress: How Can You Allow This?
Friday February 26, 2016 @09:52AM AT&T Sues Louisville Over Google Fiber
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:27AM City of Austin Locked In Regulations Battle With Uber, Lyft
Sunday January 10, 2016 @11:51AM Sony Attempts To Trademark "Let's Play"
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:37AM Brazil's Biggest City Wants To Charge Fees For Uber Rides
Sunday December 13, 2015 @03:37AM UK Citizens May Soon Need License To Photograph Stuff They Already Own
Thursday December 10, 2015 @04:56PM "Happy Birthday To You" Set To Finally Reach the Public Domain
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:00AM Fury and Fear In Ohio As IT Jobs Go To India
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @08:12AM FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Friday October 23, 2015 @07:42PM Full Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Analyzed
Sunday October 04, 2015 @03:54AM 'Legacy' London Car Hire Companies Lawyer Up Against Uber
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:10AM Former Cisco CEO: China, India, UK Will Lead US In Tech Race Without Action
Saturday September 26, 2015 @09:38AM FTC Begins Investigating Google For Antitrust Violations Over "Home Screen Advantage"
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Thursday July 02, 2015 @07:21AM Quebec Government May Force ISPs To Block Gambling Websites
Saturday June 27, 2015 @11:06AM 79% of Airbnb Listings In Barcelona Are Illegal
Saturday May 30, 2015 @11:05PM How Elon Musk's Growing Empire is Fueled By Government Subsidies
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @10:38AM Uber Forced Out of Kansas
Monday May 04, 2015 @06:43AM Uber Office Raided By Police In China, Accused of Running 'Illegal' Car Business
Saturday May 02, 2015 @04:29PM Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Thursday April 23, 2015 @07:28AM The Great Canadian Copyright Giveaway: Copyright Extension For Sound Recordings
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @10:35AM Copyright For Sale: What the Sony Docs Say About MPAA Buying Political Influence
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:13AM EU's Unitary Software Patent Challenged At the Belgian Constitutional Court
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:48AM EU Commission Divided Over Nation-Specific Content Blocking
Friday March 20, 2015 @05:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:57PM New Jersey Removes Legal Impediment To Direct Tesla Sales
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:52AM Microsoft Asks US Court To Ban Kyocera's Android Phones
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Saturday February 28, 2015 @01:05AM Uber Offers Free Rides To Koreans, Hopes They Won't Report Illegal Drivers
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:37PM Unearthing Fraud In Medical Trials
Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:42AM Oregon Residents Riled Over Virtually Staff-free Data Centers Getting Tax-breaks
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:02AM Patent Troll Wins $15.7M From Samsung By Claiming To Own Bluetooth
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:05AM Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps
Sunday January 11, 2015 @05:04PM Tesla vs. Car Dealers: the Lobbyist Went Down To Georgia
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:22AM Over 30 Uber Cars Impounded In Cape Town
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:54AM Who's To Blame For Rules That Block Tesla Sales In Most US States?
Sunday December 14, 2014 @03:24PM Spanish Media Group Wants Gov't Help To Keep Google News In Spain
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:55PM French Cabbies Say They'll Block Paris Roads On Monday Over Uber
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @01:03PM Court Orders Uber To Shut Down In Spain
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:25AM Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened
Thursday December 04, 2014 @12:24PM A Backhanded Defense of Las Vegas' Taxi Regulation
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:32AM Silicon Valley Swings To Republicans
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:12PM Steve Ballmer Gets Billion-Dollar Tax Write-Off For Being Basketball Baron
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @09:30PM Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales
Monday October 20, 2014 @09:04AM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:17PM Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:34PM Conservative Groups Accuse FCC of Helping Net Neutrality Advocates File Comments
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:34AM Quickflix Wants Netflix To Drop Australian VPN Users
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:23AM California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @06:54AM AT&T Proposes Net Neutrality Compromise
Friday September 12, 2014 @12:11AM Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:04AM Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:21AM Floridian (and Southern) Governmental Regulations Are Unfriendly To Solar Power
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:45AM NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue
Monday August 04, 2014 @12:23PM Spain's Link Tax Taxes Journalist's Patience
Friday August 01, 2014 @08:49PM Driverless Buses Ruled Out For London, For Now
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:59PM Lyft's New York Launch Halted By Restraining Order
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:04PM The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban
Saturday June 14, 2014 @10:28AM California Regulators Tell Ride-Shares No Airport Runs
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:08PM The FCC Can't Help Cities Trapped By Predatory Internet Deals With Big Telecom
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:33AM Cable Companies Duped Community Groups Into Fighting Net Neutrality
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:08AM Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic In London, Madrid, Berlin
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Thursday April 24, 2014 @11:15AM DC Revolving Door: Ex-FCC Commissioner Is Now Head CTIA Lobbyist
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @06:20PM New Jersey Auto Dealers Don't Want to Face Tesla
Sunday March 09, 2014 @12:04PM Google Faces Up To $5 Billion Fine From Competition Commission of India
Thursday February 27, 2014 @08:17AM Visual Effects Artists Use MPAA's Own Words Against It
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @09:09AM N. Carolina May Ban Tesla Sales To Prevent "Unfair Competition"
Thursday April 18, 2013 @12:39PM CISPA Passes US House, Despite Privacy Shortcomings and Promised Veto
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:05AM Competitors Complain To EC That Free Android Is a 'Trojan Horse'
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @08:19AM Warner Bros Secures Commercial Control of Superman
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @10:57AM AIG Contemplates Joining Stockholder Suit Against US Gov't
Thursday January 03, 2013 @08:52AM Microsoft Says Google Trying To Undermine Windows Phone
Thursday December 27, 2012 @12:01PM Samsung Retaliates Against Ericsson With Patent Complaint
Monday December 17, 2012 @01:27AM Music Industry Suits Could Bankrupt Pirate Party Members
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @08:06AM Ericsson Seeks US Import Ban On Samsung Products
Sunday November 18, 2012 @06:53PM Coffee and Intellectual Property
Friday October 26, 2012 @05:39PM Cringley: H-1B Visa Abuse Limits Wages and Steals US Jobs
Thursday October 25, 2012 @04:45PM What an Anti-Google Antitrust Case By the FTC May Look Like
Sunday October 21, 2012 @05:10PM Pols Blur Line Between Data Mining, Cyberstalking
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @11:44PM Uber Gives Up On New York Taxi Service
Sunday September 09, 2012 @07:26AM NYC Taxi Commission Nixes Cab-Hailing Apps
Sunday September 02, 2012 @06:58PM The Danger In Exempting Wireless From Net Neutrality
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @07:50AM Apple Seeks To Block 8 Samsung Products After Court Win
Monday August 27, 2012 @12:00PM Would You Pay an Internet Broadband Tax?
Friday August 24, 2012 @10:04AM Radio Royalty Legislation Described As 'RIAA Bailout'
Saturday August 18, 2012 @01:47AM Google Seeks US Ban On iPhones, iPads, Macs
Thursday June 21, 2012 @04:12PM RIAA Goes After CNET For Media-Conversion Software
Sunday January 29, 2012 @07:51AM Copyright Industry Calls For Broad Search Engine Controls
Friday January 06, 2012 @03:20PM Canadian Gov't Considers Plan To Block Public Domain
Sunday December 18, 2011 @01:37PM SOPA Creator In TV/Film/Music Industry's Pocket
Sunday October 23, 2011 @10:50PM Solar Panel Trade War Heats Up
Thursday October 20, 2011 @07:55AM SMH Outs Copyright-Violation Hunters As Porn-Pushing Brothers
Friday October 14, 2011 @07:44PM Teacher Union Tries To Block Online Courses
Thursday October 13, 2011 @07:31AM Apple Wins Australian Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Tab
Thursday October 06, 2011 @07:45AM Samsung Seeking Ban of iPhone 4S in Europe
Monday October 03, 2011 @10:15PM Patent Troll Says Anyone Using Wi-Fi Infringes
Tuesday September 20, 2011 @06:59AM Samsung Plans To Block the iPhone 5 In Korea
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @08:52AM Two Rambus Patents Invalidated By USPTO
Monday August 01, 2011 @06:46PM Apple Blocks Sale of Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Australia
Saturday July 23, 2011 @01:30PM When Patents Attack — the NPR Version
Monday July 18, 2011 @01:50PM ISP Refuses To Block the Pirate Bay
Saturday July 16, 2011 @10:00AM HTC Infringed Apple Patents, Says ITC's Initial Determination
Monday July 11, 2011 @08:44PM Apple Wants To Block Some HTC Products From US Under Tariff Act of 1930
Monday July 11, 2011 @09:32AM DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables May Be Recalled Over Licensing
Thursday July 07, 2011 @12:01PM EU Proposal: Shift Farming Subsidies To Science
Wednesday July 06, 2011 @07:59PM Someone Random Trademarked "bitcoin" : Now we can'
Friday July 01, 2011 @06:41PM RightHaven Lawyer Says Browser Ate His Homework
Thursday June 30, 2011 @02:21PM Lawsuit Claims LegalZoom Is Practicing Law Without a License
Thursday June 30, 2011 @01:13PM Samsung Tries To Ban Import of iDevices To US
Monday June 20, 2011 @05:19PM Best Buy Flexes Legal Muscles Over "Geek"
Saturday June 18, 2011 @12:19AM Huawei Calls Charge of Unfair Government Help 'Hogwash'
Thursday May 26, 2011 @12:19PM Finnish Record Labels Want To Block Pirate Bay
Saturday May 14, 2011 @08:34AM Canadian Music Industry Seeks Copy Tax On Memory Cards
Saturday April 16, 2011 @09:01PM Jesse Jackson, Jr. Pins US Job Losses On iPad
Monday April 04, 2011 @09:51AM RIAA/MPAA: the Greatest Threat To Tech Innovation
Thursday March 31, 2011 @12:38PM Amazon's Cloud Player: We Don't Need a License
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @06:12PM Federal Judge Rejects Google Books Deal
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:16AM USPTO Gives Google Patent For Doodles
Saturday March 05, 2011 @04:55PM Canadian Songwriters Propose $10/mo Internet Fee
Thursday February 03, 2011 @11:20PM Free Internet Porn Is Legal, Says California Appeals Court
Thursday November 25, 2010 @09:14AM Facebook To Own the Word "Face"
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @07:23PM Big Media Wants More Piracy Busting From Google
Friday September 24, 2010 @04:42AM In France, Hadopi Reporting Begins, With (Only) 10,000 IP Addresses Per Day
Friday August 27, 2010 @10:22AM Czech Copyright Bill Undercuts Copyleft, Artists
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @04:33PM Argentine Government Orders Major ISP To Close
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @02:54PM RIAA President Says Copyright Law "Isn't Working"
Thursday August 19, 2010 @11:10PM RIAA Wants 'Net Neutrality' To Include Filtering
Monday August 16, 2010 @11:22PM NAB, RIAA May Seek Mandate For FM Radios In Mobile Devices
Friday August 13, 2010 @10:31AM Google Responds To Net Neutrality Reviews
Monday August 02, 2010 @09:05PM Intuit Still Fighting Government Tax Software
Friday July 02, 2010 @03:28PM Intel Co-Founder Calls For Tax On Offshored Labor
Thursday July 01, 2010 @07:31PM RIAA Calls YouTube-Viacom Decision Bad Public Policy
Wednesday June 30, 2010 @03:27PM IEEE Supports Software Patents In Wake of Bilski
Friday June 25, 2010 @05:31PM ASCAP Declares War On Free Culture, EFF
Saturday April 17, 2010 @07:16AM Media Industry Wants Mandated Spyware and More
Thursday April 15, 2010 @12:03PM Entertainment Industry's Dystopia of the Future
Saturday March 27, 2010 @12:07PM Decoding Mobile Carriers' Latest Push For Profits
Sunday March 21, 2010 @09:39AM Company Sued, Loses For Not Using Patented Tech
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @06:09PM Gas Wants To Kill the Wind
Saturday March 06, 2010 @01:50AM TiVo Time Warp Judgment Affirmed
Thursday February 25, 2010 @06:16AM Use Open Source? Then You're a Pirate!
Sunday February 21, 2010 @04:36PM ACTA Internet Chapter Leaked — Bad For Everyone
Friday February 19, 2010 @06:13PM eBay Urges Rethink On EU Plan's "Brick and Mortar" Vendor Requirement
Thursday November 12, 2009 @01:42PM MPAA Asks Again For Control Of TV Analog Ports
Sunday September 13, 2009 @12:42PM Geist On Copyright As Canada Consult Nears End