This is news cast 144.
In the intro, a consideration of my geek dad in light of Father’s Day, a reminder of the upcoming 3rd anniversary of the show, and a thank you for all feedback past.
The only security alert this week is a discussion of an update to existing ransomware with a stronger encryption key and one security vendor’s desire to crack it despite skepticism from the experts.
In this week’s news, The Piracy Bureau speaks on the inevitable failure of copyright on digital goods, what is at stake with the success or failure of white space devices, a new algorithm that exploits symmetries, and Google is preparing a neutrality measurement tool for the average user.
Following up this week, just the introduction of the Canadian DMCA which I wrote about but the best analysis if from Michael Geist about which I’ve already commented, twice. Ars Technica has a concise overview and there is a neat bit of hacktivism in the form of a comic book made out of linked, remixed quotes.
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