TCLP 2008-12-14 News

This is news cast 164.

If you are in the DC area, come to the Creative Commons 6th Birthday Party being coordinated by the DC CopyNight crew and generously hosted by Public Knowledge.

This week’s security alerts are a massive distributed attack on SSH servers and a zero day exploit in Microsoft’s WordPad and Internet Explorer the latter apparently affecting all versions of the browser.

In this week’s news British ISPs catch Wikipedia in their censorship net then relent, Google introduces a way to run native code in browsers, Ed Piskor releases a graphic novel covering the history of hackers and phreakers, a self destructing poem from Agrippa, an art book launched in the early nineties, has been recovered and run under emulation.

Following up this week RedBox continues to fight for survival and the UK and the EU again consider term extensions for music copyrights.

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