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Podcast 1712 Protecting Our Privacy and Sculpting for the Blind

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Hour 1: Protecting Privacy?


Caston Thomas, CEO of InterWorks Technology, thinks the whole hubbub in the press about Congress giving away our rights to online privacy is overblown.  Plenty of other players than ISP’s have been gathering and selling our information to the highest bidder.  That is just the price of being online.



Shaun Murphy, CEO and Inventor of, might agree but he has developed a program that ensures end to end privacy and even the ability to recall email once sent.



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Hour 2: Touch Don’t Look…Sculpture for the Blind and Apple and Windows Update News


While on his adventures in the Caribbean, Gary Baker ran into Jon Grau, a former Wolverine and a sculptor who wanted to let the blind enjoy his art.  In conjunction with …

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Survey: Majority of Americans Think NSA Access To Phone Records Reasonable

WASHINGTON DC – The battle between privacy and security has reared its head again with the news that the National Security Agency gained access to the phone records of U.S. citizens. But a majority of people polled think this practice is reasonable.
Among 1,005 Americans surveyed by the Pew Research Center and The Washington Post, 56 percent said they believe that tracking phone records is an “acceptable way” to investigate terrorists, CNET News.Com reported. Taking the opposite view, 41 percent consider the practice unacceptable, while 2 percent weren’t sure.

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Google Street View Disasters

You never know what you are going to see when the eye of Google is upon you.  There are a lot of people out there wishing there were a “Delete” button on these Google images.

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