Posts tagged: privacy

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

Mar 05 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 5 March 2017

News of the Bogus:

10:50 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: CNBC http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/20/venezuelas-crisis-cause-its-people-to-cut-meals-and-lose-weight.html

14:35 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Brianna Wu http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/feb/28/brianna-wu-claims-companies-could-destroy-cities-b/

This Week’s Quote: “He that voluntarily continues ignorant is guilty of all the crimes which ignorance produces.” —Samuel Johnson

Feb 19 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 19 February 2017

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

19:12 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: CBS11 (Dallas/Ft. Worth) http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2017/02/03/study-id-fraud-up-since-security-chips-put-into-play/

25:18 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Robert Reich http://www.dailycal.org/2017/02/09/robert-reich-publishes-controversial-theory-regarding-yiannopoulos-demonstration/

This Week’s Quote: “Beware of Identity politics. I’ll rephrase that: have nothing to do with identity politics.” —Christopher Hitchens

Nov 20 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 21 November 2016

Co-Host: Tim Dyson

“Housekeeping” PPV: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4zige4_housekeeping_shortfilms

News of the Bogus:

22:18 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Hillary Clinton https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161113/14342136032/hillary-clinton-looks-her-campaigns-many-missteps-decides-to-blame-james-comey-her-loss.shtml

30:10 – Silver Cluon Award: Matt Masur (nominated by Dallas Wildman) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bernie-sanders-could-replace-president-trump-with-little_us_5829f25fe4b02b1f5257a6b7

35:50 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Janet Hull and Christina Sarich

This Week’s Quote: “The more amiability and esprit de corps there is among the members of a policy-making ingroup, the greater the danger that independent critical thinking will be replaced by groupthink, which is likely to result in irrational and dehumanizing actions directed against outgroups.” —Irving Janis

Oct 30 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 31 October 2016

Co-Host: Ibrahim Zallum

News of the Bogus:

25:50 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: University of Cape Town “Fallists” (nominated by BlameThe1st) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9SiRNibD14

37:18 – Idiot Extraordinaire: IoT device manufacturers https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/hacked-cameras-dvrs-powered-todays-massive-internet-outage/

This Week’s Quote: “Planes fly. Cars drive. Computers compute. If you base medicine on science, you cure people. If you base the design of planes on science, they fly. If you base the design of rockets on science, they reach the moon. It works…bitches.” —Richard Dawkins

Sep 11 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 12 September 2016

News of the Bogus:

16:07 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Nebraska and Kansas police deputies https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160828/23232235375/court-to-cops-residing-state-where-marijuana-is-legal-does-not-automatically-make-motorist-suspicious.shtml

25:21 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Warner Bros https://torrentfreak.com/warner-bros-flags-website-piracy-portal-160904/

This Week’s Quote: “The police aren’t hired to protect you. They’re hired to keep an eye on you to see what you did that was wrong so that they can book you. That’s their function. They are not protectors. They are not hired to be protectors. They are hired to keep an eye on all of us as potential criminals. Now, do you think they’re going to make you safe? They weren’t hired to make you safe.” —Robert LeFevre

Aug 28 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 29 August 2016

Co-Hosts: Charles Thomas, Jakob Morris, and Daniel Wilcox

News of the Bogus:

Biggest Bogon Emitter: MY123, Slipstream, and Pretty Much Everybody http://thehackernews.com/2016/08/uefi-secure-boot-hack.html

Idiot Extraordinaire: The Democratic National Committee https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160815/09190935246/democratic-national-committee-creates-cybersecurity-board-without-single-cybersecurity-expert.shtml

This Week’s Quote: “The government does things like insisting that all encryption programs should have a back door. But surely no one is stupid enough to think the terrorists are going to use encryption systems with a back door.” —Kevin Mitnick

Aug 07 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 8 August 2016

Co-Hosts: Charles Thomas and Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

Biggest Bogon Emitter: Salon.com (nominated by Neil Purcell) http://www.salon.com/2016/07/31/the_moral_case_for_hillary_clinton_even_if_you_might_dislike_her_this_isnt_the_year_to_back_a_third_party_candidate/

Idiot Extraordinaire: Jill Stein http://www.patheos.com/blogs/accordingtomatthew/2016/08/jill-stein-thinks-wi-fi-could-be-dangerous-for-our-brains/

This Week’s Quote: “Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.” —E.O. Wilson

Mar 20 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 21 March 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

22:17 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Barack Obama https://youtu.be/FhFibpHSJFE?t=1h21m17s

35:03 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Dianne Feinstein https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160309/23380133854/senator-feinstein-revives-stupid-idea-that-internet-companies-are-materially-supporting-terrorism-if-isis-members-use-their.shtml

This Week’s Quote: “The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” —Louis Brandeis

Jan 31 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 1 February 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

22:48 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Flint, MI (nominated by Blake Pettys)

37:55 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Lenovo http://thehackernews.com/2016/01/shareit-file-sharing.html

This Week’s Quote: “At some point, during every stage show I do, I take a sip of water and ask the audience, ‘How’s the water here?’ I haven’t gotten a positive response yet. Not one. Nobody trusts their water supply. Nobody. And that amuses me. Because it means the system is beginning to collapse…I’m glad the water sucks.” —George Carlin

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