- EU privacy chief says ACTA violates the law
- MEPs opposition to ACTA grows
- Another critical ACTA leak
- UK petition for ACTA transparency
- EU says no to mandatory three strikes in ACTA
- Student caught by webcam spying falsely accused of drug activity
- Digital forensics of spying laptops issued in PA
- Webcam spying school agrees to preserve evidence
- Vice principal denies using laptop to spy on student
- Bruce Perens on Jacobsen case
- EMI allows OK Go videos to be embedded thanks to odd sponsorship
- Google to resume talks with China
- Google still censoring in China
- New amendments to DEB
- Mandelson gets to decide duration of suspension under DEB
- DEB may kill open WiFi
- Wilmington, NC first to test white spaces
This is news cast 206, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, a reminder that CopyNight is Monday and that Nina Paley is speaking at American on Wednesday, the 24th.
In this week’s news PA school district caught spying on students via laptop web cams (which may be part of a larger trend) resulting in a letter from the school officials who feel they did no wrong though now the FBI and DA are looking into the incidents, an essay on when transparency is useful which is similar to Lessig’s thoughts on the subject, and the 32nd anniversary of the BBS which is clearly a prescursor to the modern internet.
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