Posts tagged: Internet

Mar 01 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 2 March 2015

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

25:17 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Total Wipes Music Group http://torrentfreak.com/the-worlds-most-idiotic-copyright-complaint-150222/

31:22 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Montana House Rep. David Moore http://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/montana-representative-seeks-ban-tight-clothing

This Week’s Quote: “Creativity and innovation always builds on the past. The past always tries to control the creativity that builds upon it. Free societies enable the future by limiting this power of the past. Ours is less and less a free society.” —Lawrence Lessig

Feb 08 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 9 February 2015

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Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

28:56 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The News Media http://blog.erratasec.com/2015/02/a-lesson-in-corrupt-press.html

33:36 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Mike LaSusa http://www.salon.com/2015/01/29/nightmare_libertarian_project_turns_country_into_the_murder_capital_of_the_world/

This Week’s Quote: “If anyone thinks they can get an accurate picture of anyplace on the planet by reading news reports, they’re sadly mistaken.” —Bruce Schneier

Feb 01 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 2 February 2015

Co-host: Dave Turcotte

News of the Bogus:

50:01 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Barack Obama http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1800bf6744eb4b3f91a75817d54a2a46/fact-check-obama-claims-credit-incomplete-recovery

58:45 – Idiot Extraordinaire: National Sheriffs Association and the Fraternal Order of Police https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/01/27/google-asked-to-muzzle-waze-police-stalking-app/

This Week’s Quote: “Few things are more laughably pitiable than authority once it has been successfully defied.” —L. Neil Smith

Dec 14 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 15 December 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

31:06 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: US Government http://torrentfreak.com/kim-dotcom-is-not-a-fugitive-court-hears-141209/

38:13 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Kevin Sabet http://redalertpolitics.com/2014/12/10/new-anti-pot-argument-dont-legalize-monsanto-gmos/

This Week’s Quote: “I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There’s some pretty good homegrown dope. I’m sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses.” —Stephen King

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

Sep 28 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 29 September 2014

Co-Hosts: Dave Turcotte and Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

42:09 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Press and social media #BBGunControl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9FtNOV6Qhk

52:38 – Idiot Extraordinaire: City of Peoria http://www.vice.com/read/the-police-raided-my-friends-house-over-a-parody-twitter-account

This Week’s Quote: “The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in this world.” —Václav Havel

Sep 21 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 22 September 2014

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

25:33 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Yelp and Federal appeals judges #YelpGate http://nypost.com/2014/09/06/anger-over-courts-decision-on-yelps-reviews/

30:47 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Joe Weisenthal http://www.businessinsider.com/this-might-be-the-final-humiliation-of-the-fed-haters-2014-9

This Week’s Quote: “People who argue that ISIS poses a threat to our democracies are out to lunch. ISIS is an ugly phenomenon, but it’s largely the consequence of one blunder after another by the US and its allies in the region, who shouldn’t have been meddling there in the first place…If the US and its allies want to reduce ‘terror’ in the region…they need to stop participating in it.” —Julian Assange

Aug 31 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 1 September 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

31:34 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The WHO http://www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/sarah-knapton/11056964/Ban-toxic-e-cigarettes-indoors-says-World-Health-Organisation.html

40:36 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Barack Obama http://www.techtimes.com/articles/13774/20140823/white-house-cybersecurity-leader-proudly-claims-he-knows-nothing-about-cybersecurity.htm

This Week’s Quote: “It is insufficient to protect ourselves with laws; we need to protect ourselves with mathematics. Encryption is too important to be left solely to governments.” —Bruce Schneier

Jul 06 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 7 July 2014

Co-Hosts: Jonathan Loesche and Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

26:35 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Connecticut Regional School District 14 http://reason.com/blog/2014/06/30/ct-school-district-apologizes-for-blocki

36:16 – Silver Cluon Award: The Electronic Frontier Foundation http://www.dailydot.com/politics/blimp-nsa-utah-eff-mass-surveillance/

42:16 – Idiot Extraordinaire: PayPal http://www.zdnet.com/paypal-freezes-out-protonmail-asks-if-startup-has-government-permission-to-encrypt-email-7000031116/

This Week’s Quote: “We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government.” —William O. Douglas

May 11 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 12 May 2014

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Co-Hosts: Jakob Morris and Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

34:13 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Undercover Police Officers in Madison, Pittsburgh, et al http://www.fastcompany.com/3029754/most-innovative-companies/undercover-police-are-targeting-uber-and-lyft-drivers-to-send-a-me

39:03 – Idiot Extraordinaire: NYPD https://www.vocativ.com/culture/media/nypd-twitter-campaign-backfires-catastrophically-within-minutes/

This Week’s Quote: “The end move in politics is to pick up a gun.” —Buckminster Fuller

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