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« on: May 05, 2011, 08:10:37 pm »

Pirate Party Radio
Episode 059: May 5, 2011

About Pirate Party Radio
Your host James O'Brien discusses Privacy, Surveillance, Anonymity, Net Neutrality, Copyright Reform, Free Culture, Free Speech, Patent Reform, Open Government and Pirate Party news from around the world.

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Intro Clips

New Zealand Pirate Party President Tommy Fergusson on Media 7 (Series 6 Episode 14 Part 2)

In Pirate News:

AT&T's Broadband Data Caps Start Today,2817,2384790,00.asp

Canadian ISP Telus Plans “Customer Friendly” Data Caps

New Zealand Green Party: “Why is Hollywood Writing Our Copyright Law?”

Laptop Rental Provider Sued For Spying On Renters Via Surreptitious Webcam Software

Medical Justice: Stifling Speech of Patients with a Touch of "Privacy Blackmail"

Tor Servers Bombarded With BitTorrent DMCA Notices

The US Intellectual Property Watch List: The Global Perspective

Why Is The Obama Administration Putting Billions Of People At Risk With Patent Pressure From The USTR?

Lawsuit: Trial Version of CAD Software Includes Spyware

State Farm app uses iPhone sensors to grade your driving habits, oh joy

Now TomTom apologises for selling customer satnav data... which police used to set up speed traps
Sent in by wiandiii

IP-Address Is Not a Person, BitTorrent Case Judge Says
Sent in by fatNINJA

Sony Online loses 12,700 credit card account numbers, 24.6 million accounts compromised [update 2]

Security Expert: Sony Knew Its Software Was Obsolete Months Before PSN Breach

Data breach fines sought by privacy watchdog

Wikileaks Cable Confirms Public Pressure Forced Delay of Canadian Copyright Bill in 2008

Events and Pirate Party News:

Pirate Party of Canada 2011 General Election Results

Pirate Party NZ to fight election

Music, Media & Software Section:

The Evolutionary Control Committee - All Rights Reserved


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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 05:45:59 am »

Here is a conundrum for you Cimm. What happens if they continually speed up the connections but keep these lower or lowering data caps? If an ISP does this, you might have all of the speed you want but you will hit this datacap sooner and sooner with all of our rich video media.

Honestly, I would dig my own trench and fiber with a group of friends and neighbors to a colocation and pay some company to do the transport of the data. Wonder if I could get around these stupid rules and caps this way......
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