Redbox buys DVDs and then rents them through automated kiosks, including DVDs from Disney that come with download codes to watch the videos through a DRM player.
Redbox rents these codes separately, repackaged in their own boxes. Disney sought an injunction, arguing that the terms of service for the DVDs prohibit this activity.
Libertarian wisdom holds that “the answer to bad speech is more speech,” but if you’re a Peter Thiel libertarian (that is, the kind of “freedom lover” who doesn’t think women should vote, wants to spy on everyone in the world, and secretly wields power to censor the free press), then “the answer to badRead More
Donald Trump is the least popular president to serve in US history, so it’s no surprise that the call for mass, “J20 demonstrations” at his inauguration would be answered by massive crowds.
As with many protests, there was a small number of black bloc participants who engaged in minor acts of vandalism,Read More
In the wake of CNN threatening to out a critic if he does not limit his speech in the future, former federal prosecutor and First Amendment champion Ken White has published an eminently sensible post about the incoherence of the present moment’s views on free speech, and on the way that partisanship causes usRead More