TGTM News #64 3/21/2012

1) Not All Labor Leaders Happy With AFL-CIO’s Obama Endorsement 2) Hit and Run (sex worker trafficking study) 3) U.S. and Korea implement free trade agreement 4) Romney’s Bain Capital Helps Chinese Dictators Monitor Dissidents 5) Elected Officials Get An Average 1,452% Salary Increase When They Take A Lobbying Job 6) Supreme Court Decision on GPS Surveillance Sparking Good Court Rulings 7) ISPs To Begin Punishing BitTorrent Pirates This Summer 8) Domain Registrar Confirms New Pirate Bay Investigation 9) This American Life Retracts Entire Episode About Apple Factories After Mike Daisey Admits To Fabricating Parts Of The Story 10) Megaupload Seizure Order “Null and Void” Says High Court

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TGTM News #63 3/14/2012

1) Admin Orders Military Planning for Syria Intervention 2) Noam Chomsky Endorses Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein 3) Crime and Punishment 4) ALBA Expands its Allies in the Caribbean 5) Transparency Double Standard: UK Public Inquiry Requests Info From Wikileaks 6) It’s Official: US Demands Extradition of Megaupload Suspects 7) "A Time Bomb For Civil Liberties": France Adopts a New Biometric ID Card 8) Leaked: Police Plan to Raid The Pirate Bay 9) Torrent-less Pirate Bay Sees Massive Drop in Bandwith 10) Venezuelan Scientific Achievements Aimed at Social Progress

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TGTM News #62 3/7/2012

1) Iran, Israel and the U.S.: the slide to war 2) The Reality of the Single-Party System in Cuba 3) A and P Bankruptcy Saga Nears End, but Pain Just Beginning for Thousands of Workers 4) Hackers and Cybercriminals Enjoying Field Day in 2012 5) The Immunity Syndrome 6) Communicating Data Beyond the Speed of Light 7) Appeals Court Upholds Constitutional Right Against Forced Decryption 8) Mexico Adopts Alarming Surveillance Legislation 9) Pirate Bay ISP Block Challenged For Censoring Lawful Content 10) Kim Dotcom: US Govt Is Protecting An Outdated Monopolistic Business Model

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TGTM News #61 2/20/2012

1) Trial of Jimmy John's Bosses for Mass Firing of Whistleblower Workers Begins Today: Organizers Vow to Continue Fight for Change at Poverty-Wage Corporate Chains 2) 600 percent increase in racial stop-and-frisk policing in NY 3) Longshore workers name Occupy movement as crucial in EGT settlement 4) Greek Hospital workers decide to occupy the hospital and run it themselves 5) Prominent Republicans may be getting nervous about Romney’s chances 6) Google Circumvents Safari Privacy Protections - This is Why We Need Do Not Track 7) Pirate Bay: The RIAA Is Delusional and Must Be Stopped 8) IIPA Reports BitTorrent Sites and Cyberlockers To US Government 9) Congrats, US Government: You're Scaring Web Businesses Into Moving Out Of The US 10) Australian Government Holds Secret Anti-Piracy Meetings; The Public Is Not Invited

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Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:33:07 GMT

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TGTM News #60 2/15/2012

1) One Year Later (case of Florida cop Jimmy Dac Ho murdering a sex worker.) 2) U.S., Banks Reach $26 Billion Settlement for Mortgage Abuses 3) Mitt Romney: Relish the Rich, Ignore the Poor 4) Beware Of Those Who Claim They're 'Saving The Culture Business' When They're Really Protecting Those Who Strip Artists Of Rights 5) The Wrong Path on Cuba 6) India’s Downward Spiral 7) Letters to the Copyright Office: Why I Jailbreak 8) BitTorrent Giant BTjunkie Shuts Down For Good 9) Congress Actually Helping The Internet, Rather Than Mucking It Up? 10) Download a Copy of The Pirate Bay, It’s Only 90 MB

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Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 02:14:32 GMT

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TGTM News #59 2/08/2012

1) Calls for Julian Assange to be tried as terrorist under NDAA-like law in 2010 2) Cuba Keeps One Party, Sets Term Limits 3) Court Approves Washington State System of Limiting November Ballot Access to Two Candidates 4) California’s single-payer health bill moves forward 5) The Misadventure of Ron Paul 6) ACLU & EFF to Appeal Secrecy Ruling in Twitter/WikiLeaks Case 7) The Right to Anonymity is a Matter of Privacy 8) MegaUpload: What Made It a Rogue Site Worthy of Destruction? 9) Mega Aftermath: Upheaval In Pirate Warez Land 10) New Venezuelan Social Network Takes Off

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TGTM News #58 1/17/2012

1) Presiding Officer Recommends Court-Martial for Manning 2) Glitnir Winding-Up Committee Sues Executives 3) New Hampshire Primary Results — No Not That One 4) The More the Better (spike in sex workers.) 5) Left, Right or the truth? 6) The Internet Goes to Washington on January 18 7) Biometrics in Argentina: Mass Surveillance as a State Policy 8) The Pirate Bay Shows Futility of Domain and DNS Blocks 9) Why Apple Will Not Be Part Of The Real Tablet Revolution 10) The Pirate Bay Will Stop Serving Torrents

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Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:35:46 GMT

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TGTM #29 - Interview:Ted Dewberry

Not a newscast. In this episode, I interview Ted Dewberry, author of the Play "The Silent Room," the movie "Group Home," and the sci-fi horror film "Chalkboard."

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TGTM #28 - Segmented Downloading

Not a newscast. In this episode, I discuss a technical topic, "segmented downloading." Listen if you want to understand how to max out your download speed for media downloads!

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Published: Mon, 05 Sep 2011 22:13:11 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #27:Interview:Maggie McNeill

In this special episode of "Talk Geek To Me," I interview Maggie McNeill, a retired call girl now active in sex worker rights activism. Topics covered in this far ranging seventy minute interview, we discuss Feminism, Prostitution Myths, the Differences of the Sexes, different models of Prostitution Decriminalization, and romantic love.

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Published: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:41:20 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #26:Interview:Brian Ibbott from Coverville

In this brief v-interview, Brian Ibbott of coverville.com talks to me about running a totally legal music podcast, about covers (songs you know by bands you don't know), and about it being both a labor of love as well as being a business.

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Published: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 01:30:56 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #25:Interview:Grace from Fat Chance Lester

In this brief v-interview, Grace of Fat Chance Lester talks to me about working as a voice actress under Klaatu, how she feels about big business in music and free culture, the tragedy of the disappearance of Fat Chance Lester, and whether of not she will end up taking up underwater basket weaving for a living.

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Talk Geek To Me #24:Interview:Dr Jay Forrest

In this brief but far ranging v-interview, Dr. Jay Forrest of The Gnostic Podcast talks to me about his transition from tech podcasting to religious podcasting, his education and research, his feelings about success in podcasting, as well as spilling the beans to having a great sounding podcast.

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Published: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 02:38:30 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #23:Interview:Ken Fallon

In this brief interview, Ken Fallon talks to me about reviving the podfaded Hacker Public Radio (hpr,) and using the right tools for the right job when it comes to building something on the interwebs.

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Published: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 00:33:14 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #22:Interview:Phil Lapsley

In this brief but wide-ranging interview, Phil Lapsley touches upon many topics with me, including his authorship experience with his book The History of Phone Phreaking, how the hacker journal 2600 came about, the use of code names, and Evan DoorBells phone phreaks audio documentary.

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Talk Geek To Me #21:Interview:Trying to Save Hotel Penn

(no shownotes:it's an interview) In this special episode of Talk Geek To Me, DeepGeek interviews Pirho, the man who tried to fight big real estate and City Hall to keep a Hotel that should be designated as a landmark from being demolished. Please note that Pirho's comments are his own, he makes allegations and names names in this interview.

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Talk Geek To Me #20, "The Cloud Part Two:A Cloud Of Our Own"

In this episode, I revisit "The Cloud," to deepen my knowledge about what this term means. Then I work toward a proposal for a more explicit term, to replace the phrase "We need a Cloud of our own, one that we can control."

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Talk Geek To Me #1F, "Sony Ebook Reader"

In this audiocast I review the Sony EBook Reader, a remarkably "open" device for the Sony Corporation.

I also announce my attendance at the hope conference, and a format change.

I also play the feedback sections for three audio shows that read my emails to them.

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Published: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:02:38 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #1e, "The Last Cheap Truth"

In this audiocast I finish the audiobook of the 'zine "Cheap Truth" with the special Sturgeon edition and the Last Cheap Truth proper.

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Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:40:02 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #1d, "Cheap Truth #15 & #16"

Deepgeek continues his audiobook version of Bruce Sterling's 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers 15 and 16 from the 'zine.

Two more in this series! The "Last" issue and the special "Sturgeon" issue.

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Published: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 18:10:59 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me 1c "Gophermap How-To"

In this episode I answer a listener's request by making this How-To on setting up a gophermap file for the gopher protocol. I also "go off" on the death of FTP, the relevance of Gopher, and using "the right tool for the right job."

Featured Project is SourceTrunk.

Closing Music is "Time" by "A Final Date" from the album "revived".

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Published: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 13:16:11 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #1b, "Cheap Truth #13 & #14"

Deepgeek continues his audiobook version of Bruce Sterling's 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers 13 and 14 from the 'zine.

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Published: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 13:22:00 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #1a, "Laptop Makeover"

In this episode I take my 5 y/o laptop and give it a makeover. While doing this, I muze on using Compact Flash media, compressing the /usr directory, ARM & RISC CPU's, and losing a corporate logo.

Administrata: Joined Identica and created a group for this podcast.

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Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 00:36:14 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #19, Cheap Truth #11 & #12

DeepGeek Continues the "audiobook" version of the 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers eleven and twelve.

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Published: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 03:00:37 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #18, "How I Learned To Love The Cloud"

In this episode, I rant and rave about the mythical "year of the linux desktop," and tell how I learned to love the cloud; not just for it's convenience, but because it sneakily puts Microsoft types on Linux software.

Shorty episode, no closing music this time.

Featured Project is "The Linux Multimedia Sprint."

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Published: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 17:05:23 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #17 "Three Web-servers"

In this episode, I discuss my experience setting up three web-servers at the home lab. The three web-servers are Nginx, Thttpd, and Pygopherd.

Also, a short email section.

Closing music is "Sonic Forger - Fall To Pieces."

Featured Project is "The Geek Survival Guide."

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Published: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 13:34:07 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #16 "Christmas Special"

In this episode, I tell the tale of two young geeks asking for computers for Christmas, and wrap up with a version of "The Night Before Christmas" especially for those geeks who believe "why should you use one syllable when you can use ten."

Closing music is "Cat-5 - Burst Limit"

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Published: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 17:29:47 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #15 "Cheap Truth #9 & #10

Bonus Episode. DeepGeek continues the "audiobook" of the 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers nine and ten.

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Published: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 05:33:33 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #14 "The Gopher Protocol"

The Gopher Protocol was a menu and text system that pre-dated the World Wide Web. Here I describe the network back then and speculate on the future of Gopher.

Closing Music is Elena Rose - Answer Me

Featured Project:Cyberpunk Radio

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Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 23:04:06 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #13 "Cheap Truth #7 & #8

Bonus Episode. DeepGeek continues the "audiobook" of the 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers seven and eight.

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Published: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 03:10:12 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #12 "Teenagers From Outer Space (1959)

In this episode, I give a review of the movie "Teenagers From Outer Space (1959)." One of those old science fiction movies that are just so bad, it's funny!

Download the movie for free at Archive.org

Also, Listener Email.

Featured Project:The Knightcast

Closing Music:Radioactive Project's Magic Girls

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Published: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 03:09:39 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #11 "Cheap Truth #5 & #6"

Bonus Episode. DeepGeek continues the "audiobook" of the 'zine "Cheap Truth" with numbers five and six.

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Published: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:27:20 GMT

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Talk Geek To Me #10 "Extracting Music From A DVD"

In this episode I discuss how to extract music from a DVD.

Also, Latin American Free Software News and Listener Feedback.

Featured Project:Hacker Public Radio.

Closing Music:George Hrab and Beatnik Turtle - When I Was Your Age

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Published: Sun, 01 Nov 2009 23:48:34 GMT

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