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Follow Up on Last Weeks Show:
Listener feedback – Ryland offers his take on the Australian Internet Censorship Filter.
And Google seems to have backed down over the China issue.
When is hacking just not hacking?
Take this Michael Atkinson, a survey in the US and UK shows that the average social gamer is 43 and female!
Apple censoring the App store
New Wii game that requires no skill whatsoever (Highlight from Loaded with Natali Del Conte) (vid)
Photoshop turns 20.
Photoshop 1.0 recreated for the iPhone, neat.
The Apple Store wedding, gives new meaning to the term ‘Church of Apple’ :-) (vid)
This Weeks Topic: Privacy in the Connected World
1. A US high school student sues school over privacy complaints. Says that the school used a picture taken from his laptop remotely while he was in his bedroom as evidence to him doing something naughty. Turns out all the student laptops issued from the school have remote software installed that allows them to use the camera and microphone. The school claims that it is to help locate the laptop if it is stolen. So why was it on in this kids room watching him allegedly doing something wrong?
2. Google’s introduces Buzz and exposes you to the world, they fix it and offer a disable feature that now deletes your profile.
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