TCLP 2008-08-10 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

This is news cast 149.

In the intro, final thoughts on the Reiser case.

This week’s security alerts are full details on the DNS flaw including attacks few had considered though there appears to be an exploitable regression in one patch already and three reporters ejected from Black Hat for hacking.

In this week’s news, a software solution to unreliable storage media, HEA act finalized in both the House and Senate including provisions for universities to filter their networks, the EFF launches a new project to educate and protect coders, and considering ubiquitous data in the cloud.

Following up this week, Judge in Thomas case may consider a mistrial/re-trial and Blizzard seeking to stop open source release of Glider code.

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