This is news cast 231, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
This week’s security alerts are Facebook like button tracks more activity than suspected on 3rd party sites and who is spying on your browsing history.
In this week’s news, earliest worries about information overload which interests me as an infovore. Augmenting computers directly by harnessing human brains which reminds me of Michael Crichton’s “Looker“. The FCC announced its latest draft plan for network neutrality. Wired has some good background material. The Washington Post has a transcript of the chairman’s speech. Ars Technica followed up with some deeper, not very optimistic analysis. Commissioner Copps would seem to concur. In better news, the FTC released an encouraging draft report on privacy.
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