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Episode 58: The Impact of the Free Flow of Information


Thanks to mostly unfettered access to informaiton, the world of entertainment has changed in more ways than one.  It's also complicated the business of entertainment as Netflix has been pressured to disallow the use of VPN's.

Government transparency, whether politicians want it or not, has happened.  From cell phone spying facilitated by the FBI and private companies to governments using technology to spie on dissidents, the conversation continues.

The Hacker's Manifesto comes to mind.

In more fun news, Microsoft plans to bring Minecraft to Windows Phone and they promise to make it better while keeping current features in place.

Hey, at least Netflix support for Linux is coming without user agent hacks and there's a simulated baby who is capable of learning new things!  Let's just hope they don't teach him the Urban Dictionary.



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