Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica

Timothy B. Lee

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Recent articles by Timothy:

Musk spent $50,000 digging into critic’s personal life

"Bet ya a signed dollar it's true" was an expression of uncertainty, Musk says. → Read More

Richard Stallman leaves MIT after controversial remarks on rape

Free software pioneer has history of controversial comments about underage sex. → Read More

Amazon fires back at book publishers, says captions are fair use

"Audible Captions is not a book of any kind," Audible writes in court filing. → Read More

Tesla touts raceway record with 3-motor powertrain prototype

Musk: three-motor powertrain will come to Model S, X, and Roadster next year. → Read More

Uber and Lyft vow continued fight against California worker rights bill

Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign the overhaul of California labor law. → Read More

Uber lays off another 435 people to stem big losses

New layoffs come on top of 400 marketing workers let go in July. → Read More

Someone moved $1 billion in a single bitcoin transaction

We don't know who was responsible for the massive transfer of 94,504 bitcoins. → Read More

Another Tesla driver apparently fell asleep—here’s what Tesla could do

Tesla needs a better driver monitoring system. → Read More

Web scraping doesn’t violate anti-hacking law, appeals court rules

Employer analytics firm can keep scraping public LinkedIn profiles, court says. → Read More

Chinese professor stole hard drive secrets for Huawei, US government charges

Man obtained sample hardware under false pretenses and broke NDA, US says. → Read More

China is close to releasing a Libra-like digital currency

China's central bank aims to "protect our monetary sovereignty." → Read More

Federal judge says terrorist watchlist is unconstitutional

System does not provide a "constitutionally adequate remedy," judge rules. → Read More

Feds scold Tesla for slow response on driver monitoring

In 2017, NTSB called steering wheel torque a "poor surrogate" for driver attention. → Read More

Senator: Mark Zuckerberg should face “the possibility of a prison term”

"He ought to be held personally accountable," Ron Wyden (D-OR) said. → Read More

GirlsDoPorn.com faces trial for allegedly filming 22 women under false pretenses

"My whole town back home knows," one alleged victim said. "This ruined my life." → Read More

Court: Girl broke child porn law by texting explicit video of herself

Teen girl, 16, is prosecuted under law intended to protect people like her. → Read More

Tesla claims new insurance product will offer lower prices

Tesla says it won't use GPS or other in-car data in setting premiums. → Read More

Judge savages self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright

Judge says Craig Wright's explanation for lost bitcoins "defies common sense." → Read More

Macron claims deal to end digital service tax fight with the US

Trump shows no sign of ending feud over 3% tax on digital services. → Read More

Australia plans to block sites hosting extremist content during attacks

The March Christchurch attack increased worries about extremist content online. → Read More