This is news cast 192.
In the intro, some information on a new conference, ConFoo.ca, being held in Montreal in March of next year. I will be adding this to my list for consideration as well as submitting for the CFP if I decide to go.
This week’s security alerts are researchers hijack a botnet to study drive-by attacks and Comcast to start sending warnings to customers whose PCs are snared in botnets.
In this week’s news the first application to make use of the Federal Register’s open data, EFF’s 2009 Pioneer Award winners, key ruling on the first sale doctrine may be more messy than we’d like, and Patriot Act renewal passes committee almost entirely without reforms.
Following up this week copyright suit over distributing Green Dam and Senate panel to examine sale of Diebold’s voting machine division.
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