TCLP 2011-02-06 News

This is news cast 235, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

In the intro, thanks to Nicholas for his donation this past week and a heads up that there will be no feature cast this coming week do to travel for my day job.

This week’s security alerts are a new version of nmap is released and another VLC vulnerability with a quick fix following after.

In this week’s news, Francis Ford Coppola as a copyfighter reiterating ideas similar to those expressed by Nina Paley, Kirby Ferguson and Neal Stephenson, a project to empirically study how musicians support their art which contrasts strongly to industry intermediaries working on a new rights database, Readabilty evolves to add features and try to better support writers, and Google’s new Art Project.

Following up this week UK reconsider web blocking provision of the Digital Economy Act and Hadopi wants to consider accessing unauthorized media streams one of the three strikes.

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