Entries by Atnevon

Podcast Episode 33: Valentine’s Day and the Useful Arts

Whitney Houston’s passing, Symantec’s bribery attempt… er sting operation, Atheists don’t have to be assholes, Porn as an art form, and Copyright, Copyright, Copyright. Episode 33: Valentine’s Day and the Useful Arts Related Links: Whitney Houston found dead in California hotel, age 48 http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/12/us-usa-whitneyhouston-idUSTRE81B01020120212 Symantec offered hackers $50k to delete stolen code in alleged ‘sting’ […]

Podcast Episode 32: Heartless Zombies

Our favorite P2P lawyer is charged with a felony, Apple updates Final Cut Pro X, How Anonymous deals with threats from a police officer, and is a man without a pulse a zombie? Episode 32: Heartless Zombies Related Links: Teen Anal Nightmare P2P Lawyer charged with Felony http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/01/p2p-porn-lawyer-charged-with-felony.ars Apple issues second update to Final Cut […]

Podcast Episode 31: Shoooosh Pap

Thank you Dreamhost, the Fifth Ammendment and encrypted hard drives, MegaUpload raided, the Background of Anonymous, Drug testing our lawmakers, and Shoooosh-papping Sanctuary. Episode 31: Shoooosh Pap Related Links: Why the video pros are moving away from Apple http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2012/01/video-pros-apple-needs-to-acknowledge-the-pro-industry-and-fast.ars Dreamhost Hacked http://lifehacker.com/5878025/dreamhost-hacked-change-your-passwords-now Giffords leaving Congress to recover from shooting http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/23/us-usa-giffords-resignation-idUSTRE80L0RK20120123 Judge: Fifth Amendment doesn’t protect […]

Podcast Episode 30: Witches Don’t Need Rights

Blocking Wicca on library computers, Protections for anonymous writing and blogging, Thieves won’t even steal CDs or DVDs, and SOPA looks to be near its end. Episode 30: Witches Don’t Need Rights Related Links: Library computers can block porn – but Wicca? ACLU says no http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/01/library-computers-can-block-pornbut-wicca.ars Anon writing – should bloggers be accountable and allowed […]

Podcast Episode 29: Tucker and Dale vs SOPA

MIT launches a certificate program for its free online courses, Facebook says books don’t make friendships, GoDaddy and its SOPA support, and who owns your Twitter account? Episode 29: Tucker and Dale vs SOPA Related Links: MIT launching certificate program based on OpenCourseWare, open source platform http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/12/mit-launching-certificate-program-based-on-opencourseware-open-source-platform.ars Facebook reveals music, film make friendships; books, not […]

Podcast Episode 28: Death and the DMCA

How doctors choose to deal with terminal illness, the death of Internet Explorer 6, Universal vs. Mega Upload, and Sanctuary reviews The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Episode 28: Death and the DMCA Related Links: How Doctors Die http://zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2011/11/30/how-doctors-die/read/nexus/ Microsoft’s new automatic update plan could (finally) spell the end of IE6 http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2011/12/microsofts-new-automatic-update-plan-could-finally-spell-the-end-of-ie6.ars UMG claims “right […]

Podcast Episode 27: I Call Her Red

Email scams, Letting homes burn down if the firefighters aren’t getting paid, Medical patents, Media shield laws, and Second Shifters on mobile devices. Episode 27: I Call Her Red Related Links: Suspension of Disbelief: magicians’ friends targeted by new phishing scam http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/12/suspension-of-disbelief-magicians-friends-targeted-by-new-phishing-scam.ars Home burned – Firefighters let it over $75.00 fee. http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/07/9272989-firefighters-let-home-burn-over-75-fee-again Oblivious Supreme Court […]

Podcast Episode 26: The Birthday Distortion Field

Craigslist Killers, E-Cigarette banning, Muslim prayer in schools, Christmas decorations, and Sanctuary’s Birthday! Episode 26: The Birthday Distortion Field Related Links: Craigs List Killer http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/25/9020262-2-bodies-found-could-be-craigslist-job-ad-victims Boston Bans E-Cigarettes in Workplaces, Just Because (Credit Amy from Facebook) http://reason.com/blog/2011/12/02/boston-bans-e-cigarettes-in-workplaces-f Group Protests Muslim Pray in schools – fairness and rights of all? How do we accommodate everyone? http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/144877–groups-protest-muslim-prayers-at-toronto-public-school […]

Podcast Episode 25: The Angry Mobs of Salem and Wal-Mart

Black Friday mobs, the things you didn’t know about the Salem witch trials, murder by prison guards, your feedback, and our recommendations. Episode 25: The Angry Mobs of Salem and Wal-Mart Related Links: Black Friday Shopper Who Allegedly Pepper Sprayed Customers Turns Herself In http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/26/black-friday-pepper-spray-shopper-turns-self-in_n_1114486.html $2 Waffle Maker Mob http://www.twitvid.com/QM7T7 Rocrast Mack Murder at Alabama […]

Podcast Episode 24: Future Home of More Domains

The UC Davis pepper spray debate, Google Music launches to the public, and the future of Second Shifters. Episode 24: Future Home of More Domains Episode 24 Preshow: The Road Trip Tale Related Links: Google opens music download store, welcomes artists to upload directly http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/11/google-opens-music-download-store-welcomes-artists-to-upload-directly.ars UC Davis chancellor says she won’t step down over pepper-spraying […]