I thought Danny Kelly’s roundup of the draft was good overall, and I wouldn’t pick on this point if it wasn’t such a common view, but I really don’t get this: Watson is a big-game playmaker and an extraordinary leader who gives the Texans their first exciting option at quarterback since O’Brien took over in […]
Just a few days ago, Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Danny O’Brien was taken off the field on a stretcher during the team’s game against Texas A&M Aggies in College Station. The scene left many fans upset and in pure shock as he was carried off the field to an ambulance. After the initial shock, Danny was thankfully […]
Tennessee senior defensive lineman Danny O'Brien was dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules
Danny O’Brien’s dismissal isn’t related to his injury, the team says. On Saturday, Tennessee defensive lineman Danny O’Brien left the Vols’ game against Texas A&M on a cart. On Monday, Tennessee dismissed him from the team for an unrelated...Show More Summary
In the fourth quarter of Tennessee’s game against Texas A&M, defensive lineman Danny O’Brien went down after a helmet-to-helmet tackle. Trainers immediately rushed to his aid and a hush fell over Kyle Field as both teams kneeled on the...Show More Summary
Senior Tennessee defensive lineman Danny O’Brien left the field in College Station on a stretcher today after a fourth-quarter helmet-to-helmet hit. Read more...
CBS sideline reporter Allie LaForce reported that O'Brien was "moving all four extremities."
It's been ten years since Danny O'Brien, Suw Charman and I announced the formation of the UK Open Rights Group at the 2005 Open Tech conference and asked the assembled people to pledge to pay £5/month to help fund a UK-based digital rights group that would fight for their rights online -- and everywhere. (more…)
Danny O’Brien | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | – – The spread of knowledge about the NSA’s surveillance programs has shaken the trust of customers in U.S. Internet companies like Facebook, Google, and…
The 2015 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass has been awarded to Danny Barnes, eclectic clawhammer and three-finger picker from Texas. From his time with Bad Livers in the ’90s, through stints with Tim O’Brien, Bill Frisell, Jeff Austin, and alternative string bands of […]
Danny O'Brien, over at the EFF's Deeplinks blog, has the story of how it appears China is pressuring the developers of tools for circumventing the Great Firewall of China to shut down their repositories and no longer offer the code.Show More Summary
Ominous for the struggling Victorian Labor Government: NATIONALS upper-house Victorian state member Danny O’Brien has been elected to replace former party leader Peter…
A Pacific hurricane is providing California surfers with huge waves this week. At the Wedge, a popular surfing destination near Newport Beach, Danny O'Brien took big-wave surfing to the extreme by executing a board transfer. He starts riding the wave while carrying a shorter white board, and then he makes the switch halfway through. Show More Summary
Danny O'Brien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation isn't happy about the new EU court decision that requires Google to delete links to information that people find troublesome: When a newspaper publishes a news item, it appears online....Attempting...Show More Summary
Following on from yesterday's brutal, awful news that Mozilla is going to add DRM to its Firefox browser, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Danny O'Brien has published an important editorial explaining how Mozilla's decision sets back the whole cause of fighting for a free and open Internet. Read the rest
Danny O'Brien, a long-time privacy and online free speech activist, is the International Director at the digital-rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). You can follow him on Twitter @mala. Narenji ("Orange") was Iran's top...Show More Summary
Villagers, an indie folk band from Dublin, Ireland, consisting of Conor O'Brien, Tommy McLaughlin, Danny Snow, James Byrne and Cormac Curran, are dedicating their latest video to the oppressed LGBT community in Sochi. Writes the band: "To whom it may...
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Danny O'Brien has ten important suggestions for things you can do right now to minimize the extent to which you are surveilled on the Internet.
Vincent Broquaire's "Progressbar" is a short film illustrating the most significant aphorism of the Danny O'Brien canon: "Those progress-bars don't watch themselves." They certainly don't -- the hypnogogic nature of the erratic progress-bar, with its intermittent, inscrutable reward-system, is one of the signal motifs of the Internet era.
Yesterday, I posted my reaction to Bruce Sterling's essay The Ecuadorian Library, where Bruce described activists as "living in a pitiful dream world where their imaginary rule of law applies to an electronic frontier." Danny O'Brien,...Show More Summary