Stories from the Week that Was – 11/27-12/3/11

USPTO releases 2011 Performance and Accountability Report

Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything

US judge orders hundreds of sites “de-indexed” from Google, Facebook

Governor Brownback apologizes to Emma Sullivan over Twitter tiff

The Copyright Industry – A Century Of Deceit

Teen Tweeter Won’t Apologize To Kansas Governor

US Senate To Vote On Bill That Will Allow The Military To Arrest Americans On American Soil And Hold Them Indefinitely

“As we’ve seen, our constitutional system requires limits on copyright as a way to assure that copyright holders do not too heavily influence the development and distribution of our culture.” -Lawrence Lessig