TCLP 2008-01-13 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

This is news cast 127.

In the intro, a quick review of the Ben 10 video game for the Nintendo Wii console. I have been playing it steadily for the past couple of days with my younger son.

This week’s security alerts are a mass SQL injection attack and a master boot record based stealth rootkit.

In this week’s news, the Wikia search engine launches an alpha to a luke warm reception, Pandora is shutting down its UK streams, Felten weighs in on the Facebook/Scoble kerfuffle along with some EU-based commentary around the legal issues, and Schneier urges us to run our wireless networks open.

Following up this week, Facebook and Google join DataPortability.org and Amazon nabs Sony BMG for its MP3 store.

Download the show directly. Grab the detailed show notes with time offsets and additional links either as PDF or OPML.

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