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15% Extra – Show 173 – 28 September 2018

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28 September 2018 Show 173 (Asgardia 19 September 0002)

UK privacy and human rights come under fire once again.
The Government MI5 and the Police are the focus of the courts and regulators again but it seems the lack of regulation or avoidance will continue.
Facebook face-palm with yet another mega data leak exposing millions of private pages.
Facebook may be making big strides in protecting users from horrific images, but what about the staff that have to view it?
Google hastily backpedal on the decision to automatically sign in the chrome browser and excluding their own cookies from being deleted.
A new day a new dark MacOS. A new day a new Pwned MacOS.
Elon Musk probably needs a new trouser-musk as he prepares for a legal battle against the SEC.
Nintendo wins in a very different MarioKart battle.
An astounding 50% of UK water insects contain micro-plastics.
Richard Dawkins argues that Atheists are not as rational as they think they are.
Heavy Metal tribal life is shown to be very inclusive. Duh!

Tracklist

Go Home Productions — Paranoid Rock (Black Sabbath V Queen)
Candlemass — Dark Reflections
Fear Factory — Securitron (Police State 2000)
The Beatles — Helter Skelter
The Kleptones — Vicarious Devil (Tool V Laura Marling)
System of a Down — Stealing Society
DJ Poulpi — Set Fire To Sulfur (Slikpnot vs Snow Patrol feat. Martha Wainright)
Sting — All This Time
2cellos — Oh, Well

Show Notes

UK Surveillance Regime Violated Human Rights
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/uk-surveillance-regime-violated-human-rights

MI5: Gosh, awkward. We looked down the sofa and, yeah, we *do* have intel on privacy bods
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/25/ipt_mi5_privacy_international_bulk_data_collection/

UK cops run machine learning trials on live police operations. Unregulated. What could go wrong? – report
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/21/cops_use_of_machine_learning_is_a_minefield_of_poor_research_evidence_and_regulation/

Facebook: Up to 90 million addicts’ accounts slurped by hackers, no thanks to crappy code
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/28/facebook_crappy_code/
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-facebook-cyber/facebook-unearths-security-breach-affecting-50-million-users-idUKKCN1M82BM

Facebook sued for exposing content moderators to Facebook
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/24/facebook_sued_content_moderators/

Google actually listens to users, hands back cookies and rethinks Chrome auto sign-in
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/26/google_backtrack_chrome/
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-70-lets-you-control-automatic-login-and-deletes-google-cookies/

Mozilla Launches Firefox Monitor Data Breach Notification Service

Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach


https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-launches-firefox-monitor-data-breach-notification-service/
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/25/mozilla_firefox_monitor/

Mac Mojave Zero-Day Allows Malicious Apps to Access Sensitive Info

Mac Mojave Zero-Day Allows Malicious Apps to Access Sensitive Info


https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/24/apple_macos_mojave/

Fancy Bear still Putin out new modules for VPNFilter malware
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/27/fancy_bear_modules/
https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/09/vpnfilter-part-3.html

SEC lawsuit seeks to force Musk out as Tesla CEO and board member
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/09/sec-sues-elon-musk-over-funding-secured-tweets/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/27/sec_musk_tweet/

Don’t get THAT personal, says personalised cards firm Moonpig. Dick pics. They mean dick pics
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/27/moonpig_doesnt_want_any_more_dck_pics_thanks/

Let’s a not go! Nintendo wins Japan court battle over Mario street karting
https://phys.org/news/2018-09-nintendo-japan-court-mario-street.html

Microplastics are being overlooked in river ecosystems, 50 percent of freshwater insects contaminated
https://phys.org/news/2018-09-microplastics-overlooked-river-ecosystems-percent.html

Why atheists are not as rational as some like to think
https://phys.org/news/2018-09-atheists-rational.html

Study: Heavy Metal Music Is Inclusive And Governed By Rules Of Etiquette
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0918/210918-heavy-metal