Show Twenty Seven

European governments approve controversial new copyright law :: Privacy advocate held at gunpoint after license plate reader database mistake, lawsuit alleges :: Potential Abuse Prompts US Court to ‘Re-evaluate’ Treatment of Piracy Cases :: Facebook Held Liable for Copyright Infringing ‘Links’ in Italy :: 93 Students At One University…

Show Twenty Six

KDE Plasma 5.15 Released :: Downloading Any Pirate Content To Be Made Illegal in Japan :: Visa, Mastercard mull increasing fees for processing transactions :: EU Commission Portrays “Article 13” Opponents as a Misled and Misinformed Mob :: J.P. Morgan Chase Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency :: EU Reaches Deal…

Show Twenty Five

Facebook Ordered To Stop Combining WhatsApp and Instagram Data Without Consent in Germany :: LibreOffice 6.2 Brings New Interfaces, Performance Improvements To the Open Source Office Suite :: Zcash Counterfeiting Vulnerability Successfully Remediated :: GTA V Cheat Maker Has to Pay $150,000 in Copyright Damages…

Show Twenty Four

YouTube Ripper Wins Dismissal of Record Labels’ US Piracy Lawsuit :: MPAA and RIAA Want Site Blocking in New US-UK Trade Deal :: Russia opens civil cases against Facebook, Twitter: report :: Republican state lawmaker introduces bill that would tax porn to fund Trump’s border…

Show Twenty Three

Feds Can’t Force You To Unlock Your iPhone With Finger Or Face, Judge Rules :: The U.S. Government Has Amassed Terabytes of Internal WikiLeaks Data :: EU Cancels ‘Final’ Negotiations On EU Copyright Directive Article 13 :: Activists Publish ‘An Illegal Book?’ to Defend Popcorn-Time News…

Show Twenty Two

Co-hosts: Johnson & Chris: Linux systemd Affected by Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities, No Patches Yet :: VLC passes 3 billion downloads, will get AirPlay support and improved VR features soon :: AT&T, Dish, Comcast all raising cable TV rates to counter cord-cutting :: Amazon Dash Buttons…

Show Twenty One

GIMP Developers Outline Plan For 2019, VLC 3.0.5 Released with Improved YouTube, HDR & BluRay Support, Mozilla Thunderbird Outlines Plans For 2019: Addressing UI Lags, Performance Issues; Improved 3rd-Party Email Integration, Encryption Usability, Texas indicts founder of Defense Distribution and 3D printed gun advocate Cody…

Show Twenty

Johnson’s Back! Debian’s Anti-Harassment Team Is Removing A Package Over Its Name, Linux 4.20 released, Courts Want “Something More” Than an IP-Address to Catch Pirates, CopyleftConf 2019, New York wants to make you submit your social media history before purchasing a gun, India Wants Tech Platforms To…

Show Nineteen

Chris hosts all alone! Ranks of Crypto Users Swelled in 2018 Even as Bitcoin Tumbled, EU Members Approve Upload Filters for “Terrorist Content”, Activists to Deliver 4 Million Anti ‘Article 13’ Signatures to EU Parliament, Project Veritas case: Judge Patti B. Saris rules Americans can…

Show Eighteen

Michael Hampton in, Johnson out, F-Words in Linux Kernel Code Replaced with “Hug”?, DHS looking into tracking Monero and Zcash transactions, Australia Passes Anti-Encryption Laws, Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued as Bitcoin Cash Nightmare Continues, The 5G mobile browser problem no-one is talking about ,…