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1049 - The Pirate Bay will never die.... and neither will SCO
Aired
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Duration
44:03
Hosts
Tom Merritt, Jason Howell Co-hosts: Brian Cooley
Producer
Jason Howell
Guests


Monarchy, Mercantilism and Talmudic tech are on the table today. We get a little obscure in our references... at least I do... but Leo and Brian keep us on track talking about the new Sony Reader, and how the Pirate Bay is unkillable. In bad news, SCO is back, and this time it's personal.


Stories CoveredEdit

Sony Unveils Three Would-Be Kindle Killers--Pocket, Touch and Now, 3G Wireless With AT&T

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-sony-unveils-new-reader-digital-books-pocket-touch-and-now-3g-wireless/

http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=23187

http://www.engadget.com/2009/08/25/sony-announces-daily-edition-reader/


Microsoft OneApp makes dumb phones smart by offloading apps to network

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/08/25/microsoft_oneapp_annoucement/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8219741.stm


Jobs is all about the tablet

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10316970-37.html


UK considers law to cancel ISP accounts of any illegal file sharer

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10317001-93.html


Swedish court rules TPB admins too broke to pay damages

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/08/swedish-court-rules-tpb-admins-too-broke-to-pay-damages.ars

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10316895-93.html

http://tech.slashdot.org/story/09/08/25/1224214/Pirate-Bay-Archive-Goes-Online?from=rss


Appeals Court Overturns 2007 Unix Copyright Decision

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/09/08/25/0021246/Appeals-Court-Overturns-2007-Unix-Copyright-Decision


Wikipedia to add editing safeguard for the living

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10316714-93.html


Why the Google Android Phone Isn’t Taking Off

http://apple.slashdot.org/story/09/08/24/2041248/Why-the-Google-Android-Phone-Isnt-Taking-Off


Is China squashing much of the “solar jobs” dream in the U.S.?

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/25/business/energy-environment/25solar.html?_r=1


Another Little Ice Age? Solar activity and climate change

http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2009/08/another-little-ice-age-solar-activity-and-climate-change.ars


Vote for Buzz Out Loud at SXSW 2010

http://www.cnet.com/8301-19709_1-10311505-10.html


SXSW: Teens and New Media: A Change is Coming

http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/3254


Umberto Eco’s piece on Mac and DOS, Catholic and Protestant

http://www.simongrant.org/web/eco.html


VoicemailEdit

Anonymous about ATT spying on your phone.


EmailsEdit

Buzz Crew,


I’m one of those very few users that have a smart phone (AT&T Tilt) without a data plan. I want the phone for other purposes that do not require the plan. I bought it used and I am not under contract. Is it your understanding that they will force ME to add a data plan, even though I’m not under contract?


By the way, within a few minutes of moving your SIM card to another phone, the AT&T website will change to show that your phone is the one into which you have installed the SIM card. My family has been “swapping” phones around a little bit lately and I was amazed at how fast they detected the change.


Love the show.


Bryan Taylor Jonesboro, Arkansas


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