Episode 18

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Episode 18. Where Nick talks far too much and Dan speaks beyond his years. They both consider Ubuntu sell offs and whether software freedom day matters; add to this Turnbull email talk and some ripper tunes and you’re in for a relatively innocuous time.

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This weeks tunes:

Wireheads – Good Grief
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Los Tones – Psychotropic
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Sewers – Still Stinging
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Links to topics discussed:

Velt.
https://velt.io/

Microsoft is buying ubuntu.
http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ubuntu-conspiracy

Kernel Developer quits due to the group being a group of nasty bastards.
http://www.linuxtoday.com/developer/linux-kernel-dev-sarah-sharp-quits-citing-brutal-communications-style.html

Wifatch Malware Dev’s say Hi.
http://www.securityweek.com/developers-mysterious-wifatch-malware-come-forward

Customer data stolen in Kmart Australia privacy breach.
http://www.itnews.com.au/news/customer-data-stolen-in-kmart-australia-privacy-breach-409944

Then David Jones gets hacked.
https://delimiter.com.au/2015/10/02/now-david-jones-gets-hacked/

Fastmail not subject to mandatory data retention laws
https://delimiter.com.au/2015/10/08/aussie-email-provider-fastmail-says-it-is-exempt-from-data-retention-law/

Turnbull is Hilary. But prob a little more tech savvy.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/questions-raised-over-malcolm-turnbulls-use-of-private-email-server-20151008-gk4vep.html

AdBlock blocker biz bought.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/02/adblock_flogged_off_to_mystery_buyer/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=gplus

Paranoid Android is pretty much over.
http://www.androidauthority.com/paranoid-android-calling-it-quits-648429/

Google spews out Alphabet. Alphabet gobbles Google.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/03/google_alphabet/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=gplus

Journalist linked to Anonymous found guilty of 3 federal counts of hacking.
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/10/journalist-linked-to-anonymous-found-guilty-of-5-federal-counts-of-hacking/

NASA offers free access to its patents for startup entrepreneurs.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/08/nasa_offers_free_access_to_its_patents_to_startup_entrepreneurs/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=gplus

Software freedom day is dyin.
http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/

Weird garbled Windows 7 update baffles world.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/09/30/windows_update_glitch/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=gplus

Woman makes app that lets people rate and review you, Yelp-style. Now SHE’S upset people are ‘reviewing’ her.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/01/slander_app_founder_slandered/