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Monday

12:00 How Smart Software And AI Helped Networks Thrive For Consumers During The Pandemic (25)

Tuesday

12:10 Chinese Government Sentences Journalist To Four Years In Jail For Reporting On The Spread Of The Coronavirus (15)
15:38 Instructors And School Administrators Are Somehow Managing To Make Intrusive Testing Spyware Even Worse (49)

Thursday

09:33 WHO Is Blocking Commenters From Even Mentioning Taiwan On Its Facebook Page (25)

Tuesday

20:03 Not Just America: CEO Of Esports Org In India Says COVID-19 Resulted In Explosive Growth (7)

Friday

12:00 How To Fix Online Education In The Covid-19 Era (4)

Monday

15:48 COVID-19 Is Driving The Uptake Of Chess -- And Of Surveillance Tools To Stop Online Players Cheating (20)

Wednesday

20:44 How Linus Torvalds Invented Today's Work From Home Paradigm In 1991 (38)

Tuesday

19:38 Esports March On: Nike Jumps In With Glitzy Ad While Forbes Ponders If Esports Will Be Our New Pastime (6)
06:37 As COVID Highlights U.S. Broadband Failures, State Bans On Community Broadband Look Dumber Than Ever (24)

Friday

03:21 US Patent Boss Says No Evidence Of Patents Holding Back COVID Treatments, Days Before Pharma Firms Prove He's Wrong (40)
03:21 Congressional Republicans With No Strategy On Pandemic, Healthcare, Societal Problems... Have Decided That The Internet Is The Real Problem (35)

Monday

05:57 Cord Cutting Has Utterly Exploded During the Covid Crisis (79)
09:42 Collaboration Houses: How Technology & A Pandemic Have Created Entirely New Ways To Go To College (16)

Tuesday

13:30 Techdirt Podcast Episode 253: Post-Pandemic Tech (5)

Thursday

13:34 Has The Pandemic Shown That The Techlash Was Nonsense? (12)

Monday

19:54 England's Exam Fiasco Shows How Not To Apply Algorithms To Complex Problems With Massive Social Impact (31)

Thursday

10:51 AMC Theaters: Risk Death And Disability To Watch Movie Reruns For 15 Cents! (46)

Friday

06:33 Congress To Consider National Right To Repair Law For First Time (36)

Thursday

13:26 Georgia School District Inadvertently Begins Teaching Lessons In First Amendment Protections After Viral Photo (74)

Wednesday

13:30 Techdirt Podcast Episode 250: Modeling The Pandemic (5)

Thursday

06:20 It Only Took A Massive Pandemic For Hollywood To Ease Off Stupid, Dated Movie Release Windows (14)

Tuesday

19:40 Tech And COVID-19: Stop Using Video Game Graphics For Fake Crowds, Fox (24)

Monday

13:40 How Technology And The Pandemic Are Bringing People Closer Together, Even As We're Physically Apart (11)

Tuesday

19:42 Tech And COVID-19: MLB Rolls Out Remote Cheering Function In Its MLB App (6)

Thursday

19:08 R&A's The Open Golf Tournament This Year Will Be Virtual In Multiple Ways And It's Going To Be Amazing (10)

Monday

10:43 When Piracy Literally Saves Lives (16)

Thursday

19:49 'The Sims' Becomes An Outlet For Would-Be Protesters Who Cannot Attend Protests (17)

Monday

15:26 Internet Archive Closing National Emergency Library Two Weeks Early, Due To Lawsuit, Despite How Useful It's Been (104)

Friday

11:07 Two Cheers For Unfiltered Information (6)
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