TCLP 2011-01-30 News

This is news cast 233, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

In the intro, apologies to Sean or anyone else who took offense at my uncritical reading of the Jargon File entry on fisking. Sean filled in more of the story while I was ignorant that the story even existed. He also offers up one of the articles to which the entry refers. I will endeavor to do better, to not share an entry that refers to a specific person or event without more careful reading and consideration.

This week’s security alerts are a technique for revealing 3rd party site logins and Facebook finally offers SSL encryption.

In this week’s news, browser makers move ahead of do not track including Mozilla (with a handy infographic) and Google though we should be asking questions about how this all will work, Douglas Adams’ online encyclopedia attempts to save itself from shutdown, an ancient Greek inventor and roboticist, and the rise and fall of graphical adventure games.

Following up this week is 3D printing game pieces legal including whether it is a problem if it is and Wyden promises to delay COICA.

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