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Join Privacy and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to digital privacy, cybersecurity, digital identity, as well as Linux and open source and other current issues.

Join Privacy and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to digital privacy, cybersecurity, digital identity, as well as Linux and open source and other current issues.

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United States

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Join Privacy and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to digital privacy, cybersecurity, digital identity, as well as Linux and open source and other current issues.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 45: Social Media Regulation and Journalism

10/23/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, and Petros Koutoupis talk social media regulation and its relationship to journalism and the threat to Section 230. Special Guest: Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:00:37:45

Episode 44: Podcasts Killed the Radio Star

10/16/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, and Petros Koutoupis discuss the evolution of podcasting vs. radio. Show Notes: 00:00:57 Please subscribe to our Newsletter - a reminder :) 00:01:35 Radio vs Podcasting, is it like Godzilla vs Bambi? 00:06:51 What makes podcasting so accessible? 00:20:27 Where we host our podcast and a shoutout to fireside.fm 00:41:27 "Linux is free if your time has no value" --Jamie Zawinski 00:45:08 Scotch time, beer o'clock, or Blursday... Special Guest: Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:00:32:34

Episode 43: Ad Tracking Runs Deep

10/9/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Dr. Augustine Fou about his privacy analysis app, Page X-Ray, ad tracking, and data privacy. Show Notes: 00:02:17 Page Xray and Blacklight 00:07:27 While you interact with one web page, who else is harvesting your information? 00:14:13 Listen to which tracker Katherine used for about 10 minute, and promptly removed! 00:15:57 What is malvertising 00:18:55 What about the browser extension privacy trackers? 00:25:54 Who should use PageXray? 00:32:30...

Duration:00:43:47

Episode 42: Camera Drones, Ad Trackers, and That Netflix Movie

10/2/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, Kyle Rankin, and Petros Koutoupis talk about Amazon's new flying camera, ad tech, and The Social Dilemma. 00:01:27 The spying based advertising business is on it's way out 00:05:55 The Amazon's April fools joke that is now a product 00:12:14 Doc's issue with 'Alexa' listening to you all the time 00:15:09 California's CCPA 00:16:14 Kyle's perspective on the Amazon drone 00:21:36 Scale of mass surveillance 00:30:28 Facial recognition 00:34:12 Katherine is...

Duration:00:36:05

Episode 41: TikTok and App Censorship

9/25/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin and Petros Koutoupis about TikTok and who controls your phone. Notes: 00:00:37 The new contraband - TikTok 00:04:34 Is the US wanting to "play" China and censor? 00:08:19 Will this become an ugly precedent? 00:15:37 We're concerned about the implementation of this ban 00:17:25 The Social Dilemma on Netflix 00:21:11 Your phone is your castle 00:33:10 Defining the harm from mere content 00:44:59 Final thoughts - Portrait mode video 00:48:20...

Duration:00:50:16

Episode 40: Normalizing Surveillance

9/18/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, and Petros Koutoupis talk about Amazon's Alexa for landlords program. Show notes: 00:00:23 For starters, let's begin with Normalization of Surveillance. 00:50:00 Amazon Alexa for landlords. 00:10:15 Is this really jus another way to discover new markets? 00:19:03 Doc the mechanic?! 00:27:49 If you're young do you really not care about privacy? 00:30:49 A couple of things that will clue people on privacy, are: Health data, and political issues Link mentioned:...

Duration:00:33:49

Episode 39: Weekly Dose of Reality

9/11/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Petros Koutoupis talk remote work, survival, and Facebook. 00:04:09 The three key subjects we're discussing 00:05:41 First subject - Remote work 00:17:41 Covid19 forced remote work, but Petros misses one thing in particular 00:23:24 The increasing disparity between people who can and can't work remotely 00:32:24 Scott Galloway 00:39:30 Moving onto Facebook 00:40:07 Katherine didn't use Facebook until she started WHAT?! 00:44:51 Facebook wasn't designed or...

Duration:00:39:24

Episode 38: Digital Convergence

9/3/2020
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Kyle Rankin of Purism about Digital Convergence. Links mentioned: https://puri.sm/posts/investing-in-real-convergence/ Show notes: 00:00:32 Today we're talking about the idea of Convergence 00:04:36 Green on black Linux is COOL! --Kyle R. 00:07:01 The realization of adaptive design and how do others handle it 00:10:28 Law enforcement can subpoena your iCloud content straight from Apple 00:12:55 The fundamental problem Apple and Goole have according...

Duration:02:01:52

Episode 37: User Sovereignty and Decentralization, The Sequel

7/24/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman continue their conversation with Dave Huseby, Hyperledger (https://www.hyperledger.org/)'s Security Maven, about user sovereignty and decentralization, open source culture, cryptography, respectful technology, and more. For more about Dave's projects, keep an eye on: https://vi.rs https://virs-group.slack.com https://medium.com/@dwh_3562 Show notes: 00:01:27 The importance of individual sovereignty, autonomy, independence, liberty etc. 00:03:50 Linus doesn't...

Duration:01:01:13

Episode 36: User Sovereignty and Decentralization

6/24/2020
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Petros Koutoupis talk to Dave Huseby, Hyperledger (https://www.hyperledger.org/)'s Security Maven, about User Sovereignty and Decentralization, Hyperledger, blockchain and security. Special Guests: Dave Huseby and Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:00:46:40

Episode 35: Bruce Schneier on Truth, Reality, and Contact Tracing

5/27/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Bruce Schneier (https://www.schneier.com/) about contact tracing, digital identity, hacking, privacy, and regulation. Show notes: 0:00:25: Contact tracing apps 0:02:31: Contract tracing false positive and false negative 0:04:24: Contract tracing apps adoption rate 0:07:36: Katherine agrees apps should build more trust 0:11:44: The 2nd anniversary of the GDPR 0:13:31: Bruce talks about his RSA presentation about the notion of hacking 0:15:26:...

Duration:00:35:39

Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting

4/24/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Robert Douglass of Platform.sh (https://platform.sh/) about self-hosting collaboration tools, and other current privacy topics. Show notes: 0:00:54: Introduction to a couple of tools 0:02:04: Doc's take on Zoom. 0:05:13: A lot of what we do online is not especially private. 0:06:33: Apple and Google and contact tracing. 0:09:00: Healthcare is a B2B insurance business. 0:11:15: Health information and advertising. 0:13:04: Convenience versus privacy....

Duration:00:52:35

Episode 33: Pandemic Edition

3/26/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin, Petros Koutoupis, and Shawn Powers about the new realities we're facing as a result of COVID-19. Show notes: 0:04:08: How is this situation a little bit different from what we're used to? 0:04:36: E-learning 0:06:00: Shawn on e-learning and computer-based training. 0:08:09: Kids without computer or internet access. 0:11:31: What is lockdown? What’s on the horizon? 0:14:14: Remote work, how to do it well. 0:16:22: What can distributed...

Duration:00:43:47

Episode 32: All the Music

2/27/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman speak with Damien Riehl and Noah Rubin from the All the Music project, allthemusic.info (http://allthemusic.info), a project that has machine-generated all possible melodies and released them to the public domain. We discuss music copyright in the digital landscape and musical math and humanity. We highly recommend watching Damien's TEDx Minneapolis talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJtm0MoOgiU Get the code (https://github.com/allthemusicllc/)...

Duration:00:39:39

Episode 31: Personal Devices are Personal

2/3/2020
Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin, CSO of Purism (https://puri.sm/), about mobile phones, their security and privacy vulnerabilities, and Purism's new Librem 5 (https://puri.sm/products/librem-5/) device. Special Guest: Kyle Rankin.

Duration:02:48:37

Episode 30: A Chat with Don Norman

12/12/2019
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Don Norman, one of the world's most influential designers, about data privacy, the cult of Apple, hero complexes, and climate change. Special Guest: Don Norman.

Duration:00:43:02

Episode 29: On to Beer Number 3!

11/15/2019
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Petros Koutoupis discuss the Open Source Cloud landscape, weigh in on Open Source communities and contribution, and open multiple beers. Petros tells us how he really feels about systemd. Special Guest: Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:00:36:44

Episode 28: Destroy This Podcast

10/3/2019
Katherine Druckman, Doc Searls, and Petros Koutoupis talk about ownership, freedom, and convenience in the digital world. Special Guest: Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:02:26:41

Episode 27: On Ring Doorbells and Consumer Privacy

9/12/2019
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Kyle Rankin, Purism (http://puri.sm) CSO, about Ring doorbells and consumer privacy. Links: Here's How Amazon's Ring Doorbell Police Partnership Affects You (https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2019/08/06/heres-how-amazons-ring-doorbell-police-partnership-affects-you/#2b4100af67a6) Police can get your Ring doorbell footage without a warrant, report says...

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 26: Retro Computing with the Altair-Duino

8/29/2019
Katherine Druckman, Doc Searls and Petros Koutoupis talk to Chris Davis of adwaterandstir.com about his Arduino-based Altair 8800 replica kits. Links mentioned: http://adwaterandstir.com Going Retro with an Altair 8800 Emulator: Introducing the Altair-Duino (https://koutoupis.com/2019/08/12/going-retro-with-an-altair-8800-emulator-introducing-the-altair-duino/) Special Guest: Petros Koutoupis.

Duration:00:31:57