This is news cast 117.
In the intro, I discuss Jesse Brown’s opinion on Burma from the Search Engine radio program. Regardless of Jesse’s view, here, I enjoy Search Engine immensely.
Listener feedback this week was in the form of an instant messenger conversation with Paul Fischer whose day job has him working with networks of scale and apparently had him working with data carriers in the past. He provided much substantiation of my views in my recent rant on the myth of the internet collapse or bandwidth crunch.
This week’s security alerts include hacking an IP camera and issues with OnStar’s forthcoming remote shutdown feature.
In this week’s news, is free music reaching a tipping point with Trent Reznor a free agent among others and Yahoo!’s media head foreswearing DRM, UK teen charged under Terrorism Act for possession of the Anarchist Cookbook, running an ISP as a co-operative, and an average citizen’s guide to circumventing censorware for exercise free speech and access to knowledge.
Following up this week, considering the after math of the Thomas case, including the decision to appeal and the appeal’s basis, the first juror to speak, and the EFF on the jury instruction on which the appeal will be based, the question of equating making available to distribution.
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