The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Tech

The Politics of Tech

Buckyballs are being banned in the US. Really, Consumer Product Safety Commission? [Wired]

“Black Hat hacker gains access to 4 million hotel rooms with Arduino microcontroller” What is an Arduino microcontroller? Well if you know what you’re doing you can make one out of $50 worth of tech. [Extreme Tech]

Samsung returns fire in its ongoing battle with Apple. [BGR]

“Leaked Report Reveals Music Industry’s Global Anti-Piracy Strategy” [Torrent Freak]

Really worthwhile TED talk on cell phone data retention and monitoring. [YouTube]


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