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Dec 11 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 12 December 2016

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

15:16 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Accomack County (Virginia) Public Schools http://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/virginia-schools-ban-to-kill-a-mockingbird-huckleberry-finn-for-racial-slurs/472065070

23:02 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The US Copyright Office https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161201/18084736170/every-website-needs-to-re-register-with-copyright-office-who-cant-build-functioning-system.shtml

This Week’s Quote: “Take the addition, the changes, the copyright’s turn, take the changes to copyright’s scope, put it against the background of an extraordinarily concentrated structure of media, and you produce the fact that never in our history have fewer people controlled more of the evolution of our culture. Never.” —Lawrence Lessig

Aug 25 2013

Bogosity Podcast for 26 August 2013

News of the Bogus:

18:30 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Republican and Democratic State Lawmakers (nominated by BlameThe1st) http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/nightline-fix-abc-news/why-texas-bans-sale-tesla-cars-140842349.html

22:05 – Idiot Extraordinaire:Lu Ann Ballew (nominated by Dave Turcotte) http://www.wbir.com/news/article/283997/2/Judge-orders-babys-name-be-changed-from-Messiah

This Week’s Quote: “I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.” —Calvin Coolidge

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