Timothy B. Lee
Timothy B. Lee
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Timothy B. Lee covers technology policy, including copyright and patent law, telecom regulation, privacy, and free speech. He also writes about the economics of technology. He has previously written for Ars Technica and Forbes. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, or send him email.

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Supreme Court revisits the question of software patents

Supreme Court revisits the question of software patents

After years in which lower courts skirted its directives, the justices have a chance to lay down the law.

How to catch Mt. Gox’s alleged Bitcoin thief

How to catch Mt. Gox’s alleged Bitcoin thief

A computer scientist explains how the authorities might catch the thief—and determine whether a thief existed at all.

Obama hires industry lobbyist for USTR

Obama hires industry lobbyist for USTR

Robert Holleyman, a former lobbyist for BSA, a software industry group, is to be a deputy USTR.

Mt. Gox’s bankruptcy isn’t the end of Bitcoin

Mt. Gox’s bankruptcy isn’t the end of Bitcoin

There are plenty of companies ready to take the failed exchange’s place