This week on Transposable, we try and talk about admin tools and how to administer a social space online but end up turning into accidental games podcast. Later we end up turning into accidental tech podcast as well. We also have a sidebar on how to slide into DMs.
This week on Pentagonal, we take a look at the right to be forgotten. It then turns into a look at laughable the internal Google Diversity Manifesto is.
“the individual’s right to privacy against the public’s right to know”, deciding if the website is “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to the purposes for which they were processed”
- Wikipedia Page
- Links on the Google v Canada case:
- Google Diversity Manifesto
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about net neutrality. Please send any and all mail to Jake. We also have a sidebar about state budgets.
- Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says
- FCC refuses to release text of more than 40,000 net neutrality complaints
- Google handles 25 percent of North America’s Web traffic
- Netflix boasts 37% share of Internet traffic in North America, compared with 3% for Apple’s iTunes
- Senate votes to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history to advertisers
- Why is Comcast using self-driving cars to justify abolishing net neutrality?
- Google, Apple, Amazon hit record lobbying highs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about government records being public and biometrics. Plus two sidebars on fake news and app stores.
- White House voter commission publishes names, numbers of worried citizens
- Next on Fake News: Watch Obama Give a Speech Made By This Scarily Believable Video Editing Tool
This week on Pentagonal, we discuss a variety of topics: Google Home, LetsEncrypt wildcards, threat models, and why you probably shouldn’t bother with encrypted email.
- Google Home Breaks Up Dispute
- LetsEncrypt Wildcard Certs
- How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My Thread Model
This week on Pentagonal, we try and stay on topic. Topics include Petya, chat apps, electron apps, and new podcast ideas.
This week on Pentagonal we take a deep dive into WannaCry and take some weird non-sequiturs into password managers and the security model of Windows apps.
- A Bunch of Ars Technica Links Describing This Whole Thing
- Microsofts Documentation On WannaCry
Howdy! Pentagonal is a show about privacy and security in the digital age. Each week Jacob and Cristian will talk about how folks can stay private and safe when everything seems to be intruding into our lives. This week we talk about how folks in poverty are affected by modern services.
- Paid alternatives to free services:
- Open Source alternatives do exist:
- Cheap Android devices don’t ever get security updates:
- Facebook’s Internet.org product