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- 04 / 03 / 13 -

More fallout from the prosecution of Aaron Swartz, questioning whether names of those involved should be redacted, what Aaron was facing, how to pronounce ReDigi, how this company became controversial by coming up with a way to sell MP3s, the absurdity of warnings on DVDs, what Aereo is all about and why they've incurred the wrath of the broadcast industry, the city of Philadelphia's interest in surveillance cameras of local businesses, it's the 40th anniversary of the first cellular phone call, how society has been changed by cell phones, excerpts from an article with fond memories of old telephones, Emmanuel challenges Mike to drop his phone, Emmanuel and Mike debate the true value of smartphones, Emmanuel notices that two of his local phone company buildings no longer exist, the emergency transmitter fund has been met, a challenge to people on the show to not use their cell phones later tonight, Mike explains his phone plan, there are 2600 meetings this week.

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April 3
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- 04 / 10 / 13 -

Emmanuel's dislike for spring, Anonymous gets involved in the North Korean crisis, how North Korea's Internet is set up, a plea of guilty in a British Lulzsec case, questioning whether the maximum sentence is remotely justified, lessons that can be learned regarding anonymity, results from last week's cell phone challenge, an update on the Aereo story, Fox threatens to go off the air, clarifying how the service works, Google's aggressive copyright enforcement on YouTube, how licensing agreements are abused, why "fair use" needs to be protected, controversy involving "The Daily Show" and Egypt, a Denver TV station has a controversial Twitter encounter, a "mystery device" that allows access to cars, a time capsule recording for local payphones, trying out the service, more on copyright issues, clarification on 2600 meetings.

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April 10
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- 04 / 17 / 13 -

Mitch Altman and Andrew Zahn are in the studio, Alex returns after a long absence, Mitch will be participating in the Maker Faire UK, Andrew describes his new book on hacker art, focusing on the technological aspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, misreporting by the mass media, the misnomer of cell phones being connected to bombs, how these events could lead to more embracing of surveillance, Alex describes some of the surveillance setups in England, EPIC files a lawsuit against the FBI to obtain information on its new biometric database, concern over the massive data center being built by the NSA in Utah, Google is revealed to be in support of CISPA, how Google was key in the fight against SOPA, what CISPA is all about, White House opposition, the IRS claims that the Fourth Amendment doesn't protect email, controversy involving an episode of "Family Guy" in the wake of the bombings, how bombings used to be much more common years ago, the actual odds of dying in a terrorist attack, accusations of ageism and sexism, phone troubles.

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April 17
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- 04 / 24 / 13 -

Some dead air, events in Boston play out as predicted concerning the issue of surveillance, trying to figure out the best way to argue against more surveillance, the promise of drones at next year's Boston Marathon, how this showed the negative side of social media, the Twitter account of the Associated Press is hacked, ways this hack could have been done better, the need for a more secure platform, comparing workplace accidents to terrorism, questions about the explosion in Texas, the continued failure of cellular networks in times of crisis, how landlines fare, an argument in favor of CISPA, a one year prison sentence for a Lulzsec member, wondering if there will actually be a prosecution in the recent Twitter hacks of CBS and the Associated Press, the significant difference between private and government surveillance, why more surveillance isn't needed.

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