Posts tagged: justice

Mar 26 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 26 March 2017

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

14:27 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Harvard University http://guides.library.harvard.edu/fake

21:05 – Idiot Extraordinaire: eBay https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/03/ebay-asks-users-to-downgrade-security/

This Week’s Quote: “There is a sacred realm of privacy for every man and woman where he makes his choices and decisions—a realm of his own essential rights and liberties into which the law, generally speaking, must not intrude.” —Geoffrey Fisher

Feb 05 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 5 February 2017

Co-Host: Blake Pettys

News of the Bogus:

21:25 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Cockrell Hill Police Department https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170131/07340236595/police-say-no-evidence-value-was-lost-ransomware-attack-except-maybe-some-stuff-defense-lawyers-might-find-useful.shtml

27:35 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Nicholas Berthaume https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/02/01/federal-reserve-staffer-caught-mining-bitcoins-at-work-fined-5000/

This Week’s Quote: “Killing innocent people in retaliation for the sins of other people isn’t justice—it is terrorism. The terrorists were wrong to kill Americans to satisfy their grievances against American foreign policy. And to react to them by killing innocent foreigners would also be terrorism.” —Harry Browne

Oct 09 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 10 October 2016

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

22:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: HP Inc. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/09/what-hp-must-do-make-amends-its-self-destructing-printers

27:28 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Various Conservatives https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/08/congress-has-just-one-month-to-keep-the-internet-under-us-control

This Week’s Quote: “‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ is the stupidest freaking saying in the world. All of the amazing things that have happened throughout human history is because someone decided to take something that they thought was working fine, break it, and build something better.” —Bryan Lunduke

Jul 10 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 11 July 2016

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

21:27 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The News Media http://www.ocala.com/news/20160630/nations-first-known-self-driving-car-fatality-happened-in-williston

27:34 – Idiot Extraordinaire: James Comey http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/us/politics/hillary-clinton-fbi-email-comey.html

This Week’s Quote: “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu

Apr 17 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 18 April 2016

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

23:41 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Brian Bergstein https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601145/what-if-apple-is-wrong/

31:06 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The RIAA https://torrentfreak.com/riaa-says-youtube-is-running-a-dmca-protection-racket-160412/

This Week’s Quote: “Our trend in copyright law has been to enclose as much as we can; the consequence of this enclosure is a stifling of creativity and innovation. If the Internet teaches us anything, it is that great value comes from leaving core resources in a commons, where they’re free for people to build upon as they see fit.” —Lawrence Lessig

Sep 20 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 21 September 2015

Co-host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

24:59 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: GCHQ http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/stop-using-difficulttoguess-passwords-uks-spying-agency-gchq-recommends-10497048.html

34:04 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (nominated by Travis Retriever) https://theintercept.com/2015/09/15/richard-glossip-set-to-die/

This Week’s Quote: “The day is coming when we will be certain beyond a shadow of a doubt that we’ve executed an innocent person. On that day, we’re all murderers.” —Penn Jillette

Oct 26 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 27 October 2014

Co-Hosts: Jonathan Loesche and (briefly) Dave Turcotte

Update: SunRail ridership lags, system to rehire ambassadors http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/traffic/os-sunrail-ridership-ambassadors-20141003-story.html

News of the Bogus:

24:51 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Wendy Gittleson http://samuel-warde.com/2014/01/10-reasons-free-market-just-big-fat-blob-stupid/

51:32 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Tracie Harris and Matt Dillahunty (nominated by pretty much everybody) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SXBre5woMw&start=1897

This Week’s Quote: “All the perplexities, confusion, and distress in America arise, not from the defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation.” —John Quincy Adams

Apr 28 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 28 April 2014

Co-Hosts: Charles Thomas, Dave Turcotte, and Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

41:28 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Rand Paul http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/03/07/Rand-Paul-Does-American-Crossroads-Robocall-To-Thwart-Libertarian-Candidate

50:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Unnamed Riverside County, CA Sheriff’s Deputy http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/17/calif-tv-station-films-dog-calmly-playing-with-kids-after-cop-shoots-himself-trying-to-kill-it/

This Week’s Quote: “The history of human knowledge is nothing more than the realization that yesterday’s pieties are actually shameful errors.” —Glenn Greenwald

Jun 17 2012

Bogosity Podcast for 18 June 2012

News of the Bogus:

12:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Paul Krugman (again!) http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/06/estonian-rhapsdoy/

21:15 – Idiot Extraordinare: Rachel Maddow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta7kLhnx_Uc

This Week’s Quote: “There is no reason to believe that bureaucrats and politicians, no matter how well meaning, are better at solving problems than people on the spot, who have the strongest incentive to get the solution right.” —Elinor Ostrom

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