Round Table Edition

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Round Table Edition
Number 2270
Broadcast Date JULY 3, 2014
Episode Length 13:34
Hosts Tom Merritt

Various attendees at Nerdtacular help comment on the headlines of the day.

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Headlines

The Guardian also says six of its articles have disappeared from searches. The articles can still be accessed at their respective sites, and even show up in Google search results under various search terms. It is unclear which person requested the removal of the articles.
The email in question contained confidential client information from Goldman Sachs that was inadvertently sent to the wrong person on June 23rd. Apparently a contractor accidentally typed @gmail.com instead of @gs.com while testing changes to the bank’s internal processes.
The device will apparently be laoded with fitness sensors and work with Windows Phone, iOS and Android.
London’s cab drivers argued the Uber service constituted an unlicensed meter. Transport for London said that smartphones, not connected to the vehicle are “not taximeters within the meaning of the legislation.”

News From You

hat means No-IP.com should be back in business soon as it recovers the domain names. Microsoft alleged No-IP had not responded to malware operating on its service, but No-IP alleges no one from Microsoft contacted them about it before the seizure. Besides inconveniencing SysAdmins and Hosts on AlphaGeekRadio, the seizure took down some home routers, video surveillance, and security systems and even the video game Chess 2: The Sequel.
Submitted by: metalfreak
501(c)(3) classification is typically granted to a certain class of nonprofit organizations that are engaged in activity that can be considered charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational. Although Yorba’s software is free, the fact that commercial organizations take advantage of it led to the IRS ruling. Many prominent open source software organizations hold 501(c)(3) status, including the Apache Foundation, the GNOME Foundation, the Mozilla Foundation, the Free Software Foundation, and the Wikimedia Foundation. However, internal memos leaked last year revealed that the IRS is targeting organizations that use the words open source software to describe them.
Submitted by: Hammersfall

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Preceded by:
"DTNS Interrupted"
Round Table Edition
Followed by:
"Nerdtacular, Nerdtacular, It's Part of the Vernacular!"