Episode 188: Piracy Poverty

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NOTES / LINKS:

Elena Kagan doesn’t know what her job is
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/justice-kagan-warns-us-supreme-court-must-maintain-public-confidence-2022-07-21/

Stranger Things getting an automatic update
https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/culture/article/stranger-things-netflix-retroactively-editing

Netflix continues crackdown on “sharing”
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/07/netflix-crackdown-on-password-sharing-now-includes-2-99-extra-home-fee/

Zuck wants to ban the leap second
https://engineering.fb.com/2022/07/25/production-engineering/its-time-to-leave-the-leap-second-in-the-past/

Uncap America Act
https://www.lujan.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/lujan-booker-introduce-legislation-stop-unnecessary-data-caps-and-promote-access-to-high-speed-broadband/

Democrats introduce bill to enact term limits for Supreme Court justices
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/3575349-democrats-introduce-bill-to-enact-term-limits-for-supreme-court-justices/

GeoComply Expands VPN ‘Piracy’ Detection By Blocking Residential IP-Addresses
https://torrentfreak.com/geocomply-expands-vpn-piracy-detection-by-blocking-residential-ip-addresses-220727/

127 Russian Cinemas Resort to Piracy, Movie Boss Says: “I Don’t Blame Them”
https://torrentfreak.com/127-russian-cinemas-resort-to-piracy-movie-boss-says-i-dont-blame-them-220723/

Court Orders Cloudflare’s DNS Resolver 1.1.1.1 to Block Pirate Sites in Italy
https://torrentfreak.com/court-orders-cloudflares-dns-resolver-1-1-1-1-to-block-pirate-sites-in-italy-220719/

Research Suggests That Software Piracy Lowers Poverty
https://torrentfreak.com/research-suggests-that-software-piracy-lowers-poverty-220717/

Hackers scan for vulnerabilities within 15 minutes of disclosure
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-scan-for-vulnerabilities-within-15-minutes-of-disclosure/

CosmicStrand UEFI malware found in Gigabyte, ASUS motherboards
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cosmicstrand-uefi-malware-found-in-gigabyte-asus-motherboards/

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