TDH – Privacy Spectacular

This week I was still alone, and the content of the show was primarily based around privacy, everything from SOPA and Carrier IQ to the obligatory Facebook privacy story. I guess you could say that Google Maps addition of internal maps into the application could be seen as an issue, but I think that we need to worry more about Squid-bot climbing under your doors.
SOPA Alternative
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/12/sopa-on-the-ropes-bipartisan-alternative-to-net-censorship-emerges.ars

Windows 8 and Intel
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-57333614-92/windows-8-makes-intel-very-very-happy/

British Intelligence scraping the bottom of barrel
http://mashable.com/2011/12/02/british-intelligence-agency-recruit/

Verizon Fights AT&T and T-Mobile
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/12/02/verizon_spectrum_purchase/

Carrier IQ, the phone trojan
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/12/carrier-iq-hit-with-privacy-lawsuits-as-more-security-researchers-weigh-in.ars

Samsung System on Chip
http://gizmodo.com/5863706/samsungs-next+gen-mobile-chipset-is-nearly-as-powerful-as-a-laptop

Google Maps 6.0: Inside Maps too!
http://www.theverge.com/2011/11/29/2596484/google-maps-6-0-for-android-adds-indoor-maps-new-places-homescreen

Facebook Frackups:
FTC Gives a Slap-on-wrist
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/11/ftc-slaps-facebook-privacy/

6-bit Byte:
Fahrenheit 451 as e-book
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15968500

Siri is pro-life?
http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/12/groups-accuse-siri-of-being-pro-life-apple-says-its-beta-side-effect.ars

No Need for Mag-safe
http://gizmodo.com/5863784/stretchable-power-cables-mean-your-charger-will-always-reach-the-outlet

HP Printers, a remote fire hazard
http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2011/11/hp-printers-can-be-remotely-controlled-and-set-on-fire-researchers-claim.ars

Science News:
Welding plastic
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/11/new-recyclable-plastic-lets-you-weld-pieces-together-with-a-hairdryer.ars

Squidbot
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/11/robot-without-a-skeleton-inspired-by-squid-crawls-on-land.ars

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