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Slashdot Items Tagged "greed"

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Monday January 05, 2015 @04:04AM Netflix Begins Blocking Users Who Bypass Region Locks
Sunday January 04, 2015 @12:34PM Netflix Cracks Down On VPN and Proxy "Pirates"
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:51PM Happy Public Domain Day: Works That Copyright Extension Stole From Us In 2015
Saturday December 13, 2014 @03:05PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:35PM Hollywood's Secret War With Google
Friday December 05, 2014 @05:18PM Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:50PM Microsoft,, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal
Saturday August 09, 2014 @01:03PM NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:08PM Study: Royalty Charges Almost On Par With Component Costs For Smartphones
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @06:35PM Comcast: Destroying What Makes a Competitive Internet Possible
Saturday May 03, 2014 @02:22PM Jury Finds Apple and Samsung Infringed Each Other's Patents
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @06:27PM Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings
Sunday April 13, 2014 @04:15PM Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:05PM Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @10:42AM Wants More H-1B Visas, But 50% Go To Offshore Firms
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @04:56PM Owner of Nortel Patents Sues Cisco For 'Immense' Patent Infringement
Thursday March 20, 2014 @05:20AM $30K Worth of Multimeters Must Be Destroyed Because They're Yellow
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:14AM Federal Student Aid Requirements At For-Profit Colleges Overhauled
Saturday February 22, 2014 @12:54PM Netflix packets being dropped every day because Verizon wants more money
Monday February 17, 2014 @02:41PM Australia and NSA Gain Comprehensive Access To Indonesian Phone System
Saturday February 15, 2014 @03:41PM Music Industry Is Keeping Streaming Services Unprofitable
Sunday February 09, 2014 @06:48PM Reason To Hope Carriers Won't Win the War On Netflix
Sunday February 09, 2014 @03:38PM AOL Reverses Course On 401K Match; CEO Apologizes
Saturday February 08, 2014 @04:24PM Big Pharma Presses US To Quash Cheap Drug Production In India
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @12:36PM Lawsuit: Oracle Called $50K 'Good Money For an Indian'
Friday December 27, 2013 @01:53PM Apple Again Seeks Ban On 20+ Samsung Devices In US
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:46PM Utilities fight back against solar energy
Saturday December 21, 2013 @11:15PM DoD Public Domain Archive To Be Privatized, Locked Up For 10 Years
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:41PM Decades-Old Rambus Litigation Against Micron For RDRAM Tech Reaches Settlement
Friday December 06, 2013 @12:26PM German Court: Open Source Project Liable For 3rd Party DRM-Busting Coding
Thursday December 05, 2013 @10:00AM Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @04:59PM Software Patent Reform Stalls Thanks To IBM and Microsoft Lobbying
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @04:55PM Software Patent Reform Stalls Thanks To IBM and Microsoft Lobbying
Friday November 01, 2013 @12:09PM Microsoft, Apple and Others Launch Huge Patent Strike at Android
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @11:13AM RIAA wants 21 sites shut down in piracy axe fall
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @06:23PM Martin Luther King Jr's Children In Court Over MLK IP
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @12:18PM Bill Gates Seeking Patent To Make Shakespeare Less Boring
Wednesday July 31, 2013 @11:53AM SF Airport Officials Make Citizen Arrests of Internet Rideshare Drivers
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @01:32PM Judge Rules Apple Colluded With Publishers to Fix Ebook Prices
Monday June 17, 2013 @08:53AM Saudi Arabia Set To Ban WhatsApp, Skype
Friday June 14, 2013 @12:22PM Birthday Song's Copyright Leads To a Lawsuit For the Ages
Wednesday May 01, 2013 @08:12PM Belgian Media Group Demanding Copyright Levy for Internet Access
Wednesday April 17, 2013 @02:03PM Foxconn Signs Massive Android Patent Agreement With Microsoft
Thursday April 11, 2013 @05:50PM Top Coders Tell Agents, "Show Me the Money!"
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @03:47PM Nathan Myhrvold Answers Your Questions, Live Q&A Today At 12 P.M. Pacific
Friday March 22, 2013 @04:17PM MasterCard Forcing PayPal To Pay Higher Fees
Friday March 08, 2013 @02:13PM Apple and Amazon Flirt With a Market For Used Digital Items
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @05:26PM Microsoft Restores Transfer Rights To Office 2013
Sunday March 03, 2013 @04:53PM A New Version of MS Office Every 90 Days
Saturday February 16, 2013 @03:59PM Facebook paid no taxes despite record profits
Monday February 11, 2013 @04:38PM Facebook sued over 'like' button
Thursday February 07, 2013 @01:31PM Xbox 720 Could Require Always-On Connection, Lock Out Used Games
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @04:41PM As data gets cheaper for Verizon to transmit, customers are paying more
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @04:38PM Cable Industry Finally Admits Caps are not about Congestion
Sunday January 20, 2013 @09:40PM Former FCC Boss: Data Caps Not About Network Congestion
Sunday January 20, 2013 @09:37PM How Apple Killed an iTunes Competitor
Sunday January 13, 2013 @02:48PM Warner Bros Secures Commercial Control of Superman
Thursday January 03, 2013 @04:27PM New Sony Patent Blocks Second Hand Games
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @03:43PM Apple Files Patent For "Active Stylus" For Use With Capacitive Touchscreens
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @07:57PM Insurance Industry Looking Hard At Climate Change
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @04:27PM Intellectual Ventures Makes its Case For Patent Trolling
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @04:16PM Kodak Patents Sold for $525 Million
Tuesday December 18, 2012 @07:17PM ISP Data Caps Just a 'Cash Cow'
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @03:09PM Outrage At Microsoft Offshoring Tax In the UK, Google Caught Avoiding US Taxes
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @01:32PM Microsoft Steeply Raising Enterprise Licensing Fees
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @01:29PM Windows Blue: Microsoft's plan to release a new version of Windows every year
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @05:31PM Meg Whitman Says HP Was Defrauded By Autonomy; HP Stock Plunges
Friday November 09, 2012 @06:09PM Patent System Not Broken, Argues IBM's Chief Patent Counsel
Wednesday October 24, 2012 @03:01PM Windows 7 Not Getting A Second Service Pack
Thursday October 11, 2012 @01:53PM Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Mapping Patents
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @03:00PM Galaxy Tab Sales Ban Lifted, Samsung Sues Apple Over iPhone 5
Sunday September 30, 2012 @12:03AM Another Call For Abolishing Patents, This One From the St. Louis Fed
Monday September 24, 2012 @06:46PM Apple Wants Another $707 Million From Samsung
Thursday September 20, 2012 @06:26PM The Case For Targeted Ads
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @07:20PM MS Office 2013 Pushing Home Users Toward Subscriptions
Thursday September 06, 2012 @12:29PM Apple Complains Samsung's Wireless Patents Limit Competition
Wednesday September 05, 2012 @12:50PM Government Lawyer Says Patent Trolls Are a 'Concern'
Monday September 03, 2012 @03:00AM Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy SIII To Its Ban List
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @01:14PM New Zealand draft patent law rewritten after Microsoft meeting
Friday August 24, 2012 @11:25PM Victory For Apple In "Patent Trial of the Century," To the Tune of $1 Billion
Friday August 17, 2012 @12:40PM Wall Street Investors Considering Removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook CEO
Friday August 10, 2012 @12:15PM Wall Street and the Mismanagement of Software
Thursday August 02, 2012 @11:51PM Patent and Copyright Wars Gone Wild
Thursday August 02, 2012 @03:12PM Apple Asks Court To Sanction Samsung; Samsung Fires Back; More iPhone Prototypes
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @12:17PM Aussie Judge Declares Apple-Samsung Patent Battles "Ridiculous"
Friday July 20, 2012 @03:08PM Microsoft Taking Heat For Five-Figure Xbox 360 'Patch Fee'
Friday July 20, 2012 @01:14PM Viacom and DirecTV Reach New Agreement
Thursday July 19, 2012 @01:37PM Microsoft Office 2013 Not Compatible With Windows XP, Vista
Wednesday July 18, 2012 @03:54PM Apple Wins Mobile Patent On Displaying Lists, Documents
Friday July 13, 2012 @11:34PM The Ugly, Profitable Details About Xbox Live Advertising
Friday July 13, 2012 @03:26PM Rethinking How Congress Pushes Copyright Laws
Wednesday July 11, 2012 @04:44PM OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Won't Support Some 64-bit Macs With Older GPUs
Friday June 22, 2012 @04:11AM RIAA Goes After CNET For Media-Conversion Software
Thursday June 21, 2012 @01:51PM Why Bad Jobs (or No Jobs) Happen To Good Workers
Wednesday June 13, 2012 @05:54PM Verizon Wireless Goes Ahead With 'Bucket' Data Plans
Wednesday June 13, 2012 @02:34PM Windows RT Will Cost OEMs Over Twice As Much as Windows 7
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @10:46AM 2013 H-1B Visa Supply Nearly Exhausted
Monday June 11, 2012 @06:39AM Taxes Lead Angry Birds Maker Rovio To Consider Move To Ireland
Thursday May 31, 2012 @04:12PM Comptroller Accuses HP of Overcharging NYC $163m On 911 System
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @05:54PM Technicolor Takes Aim At Apple, Samsung, Others for Patent Infringement
Sunday May 13, 2012 @01:42AM Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship Before IPO
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @08:58AM Nearly 150 Companies Show Interest in the Tech Love Boat
Friday May 04, 2012 @02:20PM Windows 8 Won't Play DVDs Unless You Pay For the Media Center Pack
Thursday May 03, 2012 @12:17PM Microsoft Raises UK Prices By a Third and Can't Rule Out Future Hikes
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @04:36PM Apple Blocks iOS Apps Using Dropbox SDK
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @03:11PM Thinking of mining an asteroid: Who owns them? (video)
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @02:51PM Oracle and the End of Programming As We Know It
Monday April 30, 2012 @12:33PM Congress Asks Patent Office To Consider Secret Patents
Friday April 20, 2012 @06:30PM If You Resell Your Used Games, the Terrorists Win
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @12:45PM Macbook Owner With Defective GPU Beats Apple In Court
Friday April 13, 2012 @01:34PM Oracle and Google Spar Over Whether Programming Languages Can Be Copyrighted
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @02:01PM DoJ Files Suit Against Apple, Ebook Publishers
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @11:44AM Heartland Security Breach Class Action: Victims $1925, Lawyers $600,000
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @11:41AM AOL Patent Deal Means Microsoft Now Holds Vestiges of Netscape
Monday April 09, 2012 @05:33PM Microsoft Buys 800 AOL Patents For $1 Billion
Monday April 09, 2012 @05:32PM Major Textbook Publishers Sue Open-Education Textbook Start-Up
Sunday April 08, 2012 @06:39PM Google Earns $2 Per Handset; Apple, $575
Friday April 06, 2012 @03:46PM Amazon Pays No UK Income Tax, Under Investigation
Thursday April 05, 2012 @12:08PM Why Tech Vendors Fund Patent Trolls
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @11:42PM Facebook Countersues Yahoo Over 10 Patents
Friday March 30, 2012 @03:33PM CBS Uses Copyright To Scuttle Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II Episode
Monday March 26, 2012 @08:31AM Software Patents Not So Abstract When the Lawsuits Hit Home
Sunday March 18, 2012 @10:36AM Belgian Rightsholders Group Wants To Charge Libraries For Reading Books To Kids
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @10:39PM Candidates Sued By Patent Troll For Using Facebook
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @02:41PM Yahoo Unfriends Facebook With Aggressive Patent Demands
Thursday February 16, 2012 @11:44AM Sony Raises Price of Whitney Houston's Music 30 Minutes After Death
Tuesday February 14, 2012 @07:22PM Television Next In Line For Industry-Wide Shakeup?
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @02:34PM Honeywell Vs Nest: When the Establishment Sues Silicon Valley
Friday January 27, 2012 @09:46PM AT&T Threatening To Raise Rates After Merger Failure
Thursday January 26, 2012 @03:46PM Xbox 720 Might Reject Used Games
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @12:55PM WSJ: Patent troll trend "starting to accelerate"
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @12:36PM AT&T Caps Netflix Streaming Costs At $68K/Yr
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @12:18PM A Copyright Nightmare
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:44AM BASF Moves GM Plant Research From Europe To US
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @11:03AM Copyright Lobby Wants Canada Out of TPP Until Stronger Copyright Laws Passed
Thursday January 12, 2012 @09:07PM LG To Pay Licensing Fees To Microsoft For Using Android
Friday January 06, 2012 @12:00PM Apple Threatens Steve Jobs Doll Maker With Lawsuit
Sunday January 01, 2012 @08:32PM What Could Have Been In the Public Domain Today, But Isn't
Thursday December 29, 2011 @02:56PM Verizon Adds $2 Charge For Paying Your Bill Online
Wednesday December 28, 2011 @11:43AM Apple Fined By Italy For Misleading Customers About Warranty Terms
Friday December 23, 2011 @01:16PM Apple Files Patent For Fuel Cell Laptops
Wednesday December 21, 2011 @11:28PM ITC Judge: Motorola Mobility Infringed Microsoft Patent
Sunday December 11, 2011 @12:08AM Apple Transfers Patents Through Shell Company To Sue All Phone Makers
Friday December 09, 2011 @09:47AM Apple Loses Tablet Battle In Australia
Thursday December 08, 2011 @10:45PM Microsoft Can Remotely Kill Purchased Apps
Thursday December 08, 2011 @06:42PM Microsoft: We can remotely delete Windows 8 apps
Thursday December 01, 2011 @06:07AM Patent Expires On Best Selling Drug of All Time
Wednesday November 30, 2011 @11:13AM Patent Expires on Best Selling Drug of All Time
Wednesday November 30, 2011 @11:04AM Australian Federal Court Ends Ban On Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales
Friday November 25, 2011 @06:01PM IPCom Trying To Ban HTC's 3G Phone Sales In Germany
Wednesday November 23, 2011 @03:11PM Bill Gates Takes the Stand In WordPerfect Trial
Sunday November 20, 2011 @05:11AM Copyright Isn't Working, Says EU Technology Chief Neelie Kroes
Friday November 18, 2011 @03:31PM B&N Pummels Microsoft Patent Claims With Prior Art
Thursday November 17, 2011 @10:41AM Apple's New Patent Weapon — Location Services
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @07:32PM Rambus Loses $4B Antitrust Case
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @11:47AM Steve Jobs Wanted an iPhone-Only Wireless Network
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @11:19AM Microsoft Shareholders Unhappy After Annual Meeting
Monday November 14, 2011 @08:18PM Secret BBC Documents Reveal Flimsy Case For DRM
Sunday November 13, 2011 @10:30AM The Privatization of Copyright Lawmaking
Saturday November 12, 2011 @11:08AM How Litigation Only Spurred On P2P File Sharing
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @01:21PM Verizon Announces Pay-Per-Use 'Turbo Boost' For Smartphones
Friday October 28, 2011 @04:46PM Skype Goes After Reverse-Engineering
Thursday October 27, 2011 @06:17PM Copyright Troll Righthaven Ordered To Pay $119,000
Monday October 24, 2011 @08:15AM Microsoft Now Collects Royalties From Over Half of All Android Devices
Friday October 21, 2011 @02:10PM Jobs Wanted To Destroy Android
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @07:29AM Samsung Vs. Apple Tit-For-Tat Down Under
Sunday October 16, 2011 @04:48PM Occupy Wall Street Protests Go Global
Sunday October 09, 2011 @05:23AM UN Bigwig: The Web Should Have Been Patented and Licensed
Thursday September 29, 2011 @02:42PM Patent Trolls In Biotechnology
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @05:41PM Social Media Bubble Pops Before It Fully Inflates
Friday September 23, 2011 @11:10AM Borders Bust Means B&N May Get Your Shopping History
Thursday September 22, 2011 @10:05AM Verizon Chief Defends AT&T-T-Mobile Merger
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @10:48AM Patent Attorney Breaks Down Impact of the America Invents Act
Saturday September 17, 2011 @06:07AM Microsoft Previews Compiler-as-a-Service Software
Saturday September 17, 2011 @06:06AM Obama To Sign 'America Invents Act of 2011' Today
Wednesday September 14, 2011 @07:39PM Facebook Puts Off IPO Until Late 2012
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @03:19AM EU Extends Music Copyright to 70 Years
Saturday September 10, 2011 @12:45PM Ask Slashdot: Wikipedia's Frustrating Citations
Saturday September 10, 2011 @01:49AM Is There a Hearing Aid Price Bubble?
Friday September 02, 2011 @02:50PM Starz To Pull Content From Netflix
Saturday August 27, 2011 @08:03PM Microsoft sues Motorola to prevent sales in the US
Friday August 19, 2011 @06:01PM AT&T Kills $10 Texting Plan, Pushes $20 Plan
Friday August 19, 2011 @06:01PM Windows 8 To Fight Piracy With the Cloud
Friday August 12, 2011 @04:15PM Leaked AT&T Letter Damages Case For T-Mobile Merger
Thursday August 04, 2011 @09:09PM Villains & Vigilantes Creators Sue Publisher
Tuesday August 02, 2011 @12:03PM Ripping CDs set to be legalised in UK
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @12:08PM Lucas Loses Star Wars Stormtrooper Copyright Case
Friday July 22, 2011 @11:42AM Google: Sun Offered To License Java For $100M
Tuesday July 12, 2011 @10:52AM Court Rules "Locker" Site Is Not Direct Copyright
Monday July 11, 2011 @12:39PM DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables May Be Recalled Over Licensing
Wednesday July 06, 2011 @08:42PM Microsoft Wants $15 Per Android Smartphone
Thursday June 23, 2011 @01:29PM Expense and Uncertainty Plague 'Fair Use' Defense
Thursday June 23, 2011 @11:54AM A Generation of Software Patents
Thursday June 23, 2011 @11:47AM Winklevoss Twins Finally Give Up Fighting Facebook
Monday May 16, 2011 @06:51AM Canadian Music Industry Seeks Copy Tax On Memory Cards
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @09:54AM Used Game Penalty Escalates With SOCOM 4
Thursday April 14, 2011 @07:37AM Ceglia Sues For 50% Facebook, Old Emails as Evidence
Thursday March 31, 2011 @01:27PM Paul Allen Rips Bill Gates In Autobiography
Wednesday March 30, 2011 @01:39PM Paul Allen Rips Bill Gates in Autobiography
Thursday March 24, 2011 @12:30PM Carriers delay paying Japan's texting donations

If this is a service economy, why is the service so bad?


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