This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, a welcome to all new listeners. Also, a reminder I will be in New York this coming week. Email me if you are interested in grabbing a beer Wednesday, 7/13. Finally, I share a quick review of Evgeny Morozov’s The Net Delusion which I think served a similar purpose on a personal level as Cyberselfish but was much better written, warts and all. If you want a more comprehensive review, I recommend the one Cory Doctorow wrote for The Guardian back in January.
This week’s security alerts are cracking DES faster with John the Ripper and a Firefox add on to help visualize how you are tacked as you surf.
In this week’s news, an evolution machine that could speed up genetic engineering, seven successful projects that came from TechShop, unintended consequences of mood detecting goggles, and ISPs agree to six strikes proposal from big content.
Following up this week law professors sign on to letter protesting the PROTECT IP Act and WIPO broadcast treaty returns from the grave.
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