TCLP 2010-01-31 News

This is news cast 205, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

In the intro, information about a couple of great upcoming events: Free Culture X and the Southern California Linux Expo.

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This week’s security alert are fighting spam with captured botnets and examining an exploit kit.

In this week’s news what history can tell us about HTML5, open video and h.264 with confirmation that patented codecs aren’t compatible with free software, a framework for a folk or para-copyright, Amazon and Macmillan go to war over a price point at the expense of their customers though the fate of an open e-book market may be at stake, and Google proposes extending DNS.

Following up this week Jammie Thomas is offered a settlement but she refuses as the RIAA appeals the judge’s reduction of their damage award against her and a guide to speaking out against ACTA.

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