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CNET UK Podcast 146: Don't get sued for libel on Twitter

This week the team talked about the week's technology news, tried not to libel anyone and talked about a man who is in love with a pillow

By July 31, 2009


Courtney Love in 'hosebag thief' Twitter libel suit

The singer allegedly twitters some unpleasant things about her former fashion designer. The designer, whose feelings appear to be hurt, has decided to sue for libel.

By March 30, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 1248: AT&T's iPad breach blamestorm (podcast)

AT&T continues to perfect the art of apologizing without actually apologizing, wherein Goatse blames them right back. Some sporadic updates from E3 and the Microsoft press conference (see http://cnet.com/E3 for more), and we discuss whether the Internet has killed yet another industry: libel lawsuits. Oh, and a Japanese rocket just brought some aliens back from outer space. Awesome. --Molly

By June 14, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 1250: Sony's special new toy (podcast)

It has a blue ball on top. And the ball changes colors. And an ergonomic design. Stop us if we've covered this before ... it's the Sony Move and it will rock you. Also, is there such a thing as Strike 4? More importantly, is there such a thing as a transgression so serious that it finally causes Apple to fire AT&T once and for all? Because they've gotta be close. --Molly

By June 16, 2010


New app lets you report 'street harassment'

What began as a local effort to report instances of public sexual harassment is being reorganized into a global one, with an iPhone app replete with a map and user stories.

By May 11, 2010


Twitter vs the world: Ten scandals that set Twitter alight

From the BNP to the NHS and Moir to Mandelson, Twitter provides a perfect outlet for the masses to unite in protest. We pick ten scandals that saw users throw their tweets out of the pram

By November 20, 2009


McAfee's libel against open source

McAfee continues to demonstrate tremendous amounts of ignorance when it comes to open source. Here's yet another example.

By April 14, 2008


Wrapping up Speeds and Feeds, part 4: Security

PCs and the Internet provide only fragmented support for secure storage and communications. Technology and standards are available to provide security by default. What are we waiting for?

By November 12, 2009


CNET UK Podcast 157: Would you pay to read news online?

Nate, Rich and Ian discussed the tech news in this week's podcast, with Tim Berners-Lee admitting regret at the forward slash, and Twitter fighting for freedom of speech

By October 16, 2009


Texas police take on blog commenters

Austin, Texas cops say they have had enough of being impersonated and libeled by commenters on blogs. They are threatening legal action.

By September 26, 2009