TCLP 2011-02-20 News

This is news cast 236, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

In the intro, some reflection on this coming con season as I missed Farpoint for the first time in several years due to a tight budget. I will also be missing Dragon*Con, as much as it pains me, as that was a contributing factor from last year leading into this year’s resource crunch. I will be at Balticon and am looking at attending either Southeast Linux Fest or Ohio Linux Fest thanks to listener donations.

This week’s security alerts are Intel along with others prepare to support single use passwords and researchers sniff secret keys over the air at RSA Conference.

In this week’s news, a lecture on anti-features, why computronium may be unattainable, Brazilian regulator seizing gear and fining a user may parallel a trend away from open sharing, and Moglen’s idea for de-centralizing the web including a foundation to support it and a possible, pre-existing competitor.

Following up this week Congress passes Patriot Act renewal without change or comment and two diverging takes on Clinton’s latest net freedom speech.


View the detailed show notes online. You can also grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive.

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