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- 08 / 03 / 2022 -
There is no "Overtime" tonight due to post-HOPE projects involving making the videos available, some of the decisions that were made that are now being regretted, a breach of the federal court system, defining what "threat actors" are, Alex describes some problems with getting the federal judiciary to comply with the investigation into the breach, Emmanuel's faith in the Supreme Court has been shaken, comparisons to the Panama Papers story from a couple of years ago, Rob and Gila both got COVID recently, why it was so important to take precautions at the conference, gratitude towards all attendees who followed the guidelines, Winamp is back, the mistake of using streaming services over local copies, why all of the shows are available for download, Gila's issue with music on iPhones, some listener nightmare stories involving copyrighted content online, Emmanuel questions what the music industry is so worried about concerning the availability of music snippets online, defining what should be considered abuse, an update on 2600 meetings.
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- 08 / 10 / 2022 -
Alex is on a plane with severe latency on his way to Defcon in Las Vegas, getting Alex to hang up while the plane is taking off, Alex was also in a New York Times picture today that showed Trump leaving a building, HOPE videos are now out, Kyle explains some of the process and challenges behind putting together all the videos, following up on Gila's critique over the ease of downloading music with iPhones, Gila clarifies the issue and makes a simple request, keeping Rob from saying too much, the truth about the Macs in Emmanuel's possession, reconnecting with Alex on the plane, Alex explains how he got into the Times picture today, some details on the talk that was blocked by YouTube, the irony of how the video was targeted, why this particular talk easily qualified as fair use, 2600 now has the power to label other videos as belonging to them on YouTube, Kyle discusses how Google's actions are limiting the distribution of ideas rather than protecting publishers, Rob brings up memories of "Splotchgate" and how 2600 was almost sued over an ink splatter, why it was such a bad idea for YouTube to be the primary carrier of video for the conference, the detrimental effect this had on conference organizers, how the Dutch conference completely vanished from contact during HOPE just like in 1997, how to see their videos, trying to call Alex through Signal, Kyle's frustration with suggestions, the danger of a potential compromise of the EAS system, Anonymous gets involved in the Taiwan controversy, the show is not on next week.
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- 08 / 31 / 2022 -
Emmanuel tries to figure out where Alex is, the show hasn't been on for several weeks, Alex is revealed to be in Corsica, differences in attitude in this part of the world, how this attitude is also seen occasionally in New York, Alex describes a parking system on a boat that caused massive confusion and inconvenience, Emmanuel recollects a similar situation involving hot wings on Super Bowl Sunday, questioning why there's an electrified fence where Alex is staying, demonstrating the new stereo capabilities of the remote studio, the story of Twitter whistleblower Mudge, the history in the hacker community that Mudge has, the believability of his allegations, how this relates to Elon Musk's current conflict with Twitter, examining Mudge's possible motivations, how Twitter is a tool that can be used for good or evil, the harm of being too trusting of systems run by these companies, a letter from a listener concerning a previous letter on Mac culture, Gila updates everyone on monthly 2600 meetings.
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