Tech at Night: Radio ga ga

No industry should ever get special privileges in this country. That’s picking winners and losers at a basic level. Radio gets a cutout, and it should be ended. Copyright is copyright.

Just ask any freelancer what having your stuff given away for free, in exchange for ‘exposure,’ is really worth.

If a firm gathers information about people under certain restrictions, can it legally transfer that data to someone not bound by those restrictions? FTC says no, in a rare good thing.

Shorter Reddit: We’re not a common carrier, but you are.

Bitcoin’s growth has long been tied to crime.

Regulation is way up under Obama, and Net Neutrality is only the beginning.