The Command Line 2007-02-25 (Comment Line 360-252-7284)

This episode is a news cast.

Don’t forget that this week is the DC CopyNight at RFD in Chinatown. Take the Metro to the Chinatown-Gallery Place station on the Red Line. Exit to H Street and hang a right onto 7th. RFD is less than a block up, on the left.

Also, Shmoocon is coming up in March, the 23rd through the 25th. I won’t be presenting but will be there for anyone who wants to meet.

This week’s security alerts are an update for Firefox 2.0 with several important security fixes and some worrying research about a new form of attack against home routers.

This week’s news includes a failed attempt to watch the watchmen, PureTracks tries to go DRM Free but fumbles a bit and seems generally unclear on how to make this change without irritating customers, anopther Microsoft (I know) research project this time on recording your enitre life, and an abusrd collision between the Turing halting problem and public policy.

This week I follow up on eVoting in Sarasota County, FL specifically that the state sponsored audit showed no malfunction though you can review the reports and decide for yourself, Ed Felten disagrees not surprisingly. Also, Bruce Schneier speculates on why the Mooninite scare went so wrong.

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