After the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion on Friday in Kinney v. Barnes, Robert Kinney's attorney declared victory. Kinney, an Austin businessman, had sued his former boss to force the removal of online postings accusing Kinney of taking bribes. "This is a win for Robert and other people who ... More >>
Digital rights advocates cheered yesterday after the state House passed a measure requiring police to obtain a search warrant before collecting personal cell phone data. Groups as diverse as the ACLU of Texas and the arch-conservative Texas Eagle Forum have expressed concern that current law, which ... More >>
The Arlington Police Department recently got permission from the FAA to use the two small, battery-operated drones they purchased last year using grant money from Homeland Security. Presumably, the drones will mostly be used to hover over Jerry Jones while he's at work, clipping him in the head with ... More >>
Photo by Danny FulgencioEvan StoneDuring his storied tenure here, Patrick Michels took a deep interest in the legal doings of Denton attorney Evan Stone, who's filed dozens of cases in Dallas federal court involving thousands of John Does who Stone says are illegally downloading movies, most of ' ... More >>
Less than a week after that FBI raid at a 2323 Bryan Street data center that left dozens of innocent companies and Internet service providers in the dark, Wired's Threat Level offers the most complete picture of what went down. From information gleaned from court docs (including the 39-page affidavi ... More >>
Mike Godwin feels your pain. Eighteen years ago, I was the managing editor of The Daily Texan, and Mike Godwin was the editor of the University of Texas student daily. We did not get along well -- something having to do with me trying to lead a mutiny, and, oh, wasn't college full of wacky hijinks l ... More >>
New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left
Get yourself--and Congress--ready for the next wave of absurd anti-file-sharing tactics
Electronic Robin Hoods claim music file-swapping is an act of civil disobedience
Not for a cyber-griper who won a legal victory against his corporate nemesis
The record industry counters piracy in the courts and on CDs. But has it gone too far?
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?