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- 01 / 02 / 01 -

Emmanuel reports on the Chaos Communication Congress and the reaction there to "Freedom Downtime," the cultural differences between Europe and America with regard to censorship, police, and trains, Emmanuel and Autojack manage to get into the same restricted area as last year for the New Year's festivities in Times Square, a musical piece based on the DeCSS case is released by Autojack, WBAI producer Chet Jackson dies, an update on the crisis at WBAI, the WBAI website is erased by the management, criticism of the opposition websites for not being updated, 1100 people show up to a meeting on the radio station, a demonstration outside the station is planned for Saturday, how listeners are being abused on the air while fighting back, Grandpa Al Lewis is accused of racism after his Saturday WBAI broadcast for not letting a management official interrupt his show, Czech television reporters go on strike, an appeal for screenings of "2001: A Space Odyssey."

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January 2
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- 01 / 09 / 01 -

A report on Saturday's demonstration outside WBAI and how it represented the station's diverse listenership, Alex reports on a similar gathering at the same time on Long Island, Juintz explains the process of Internet simulcasting, more media coverage of the station's problems, why this is more than an internal matter, Emmanuel bypasses region coding on a DVD player to see the European release of "Eyes Wide Shut," a story of a virtual massacre as characters in a game are wiped from existence.

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January 9
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- 01 / 16 / 01 -

An international "zombie" conspiracy involving hackers is reported in the mass media loaded with inaccuracies, QVC threatens an amateur radio operator for using their letters in his call sign, police in Chicago regain the power of the "Red Squad," the absurdity of the Freedom of Information Act, new hard drives proposed to contain copy protection ability, more on DVD region codes, a local police department goes after a New Hampshire individual for putting up a satirical website, regulations on how to use sex offender information, Emmanuel comments on the attacks on Amy Goodman during another program, update on the listener lawsuit, another demonstration outside the station is scheduled along with one in Washington DC over the weekend, the WBAI website is recovered and mirrored elsewhere, what the fight is really about, Mike begins to record all programs on WBAI in MP3 format, an attempt to leave feedback at the White House, a call from a listener at the heart of the controversy.

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January 16
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- 01 / 23 / 01 -

A song about the phone company from 1915, Emmanuel explains the importance of covering the WBAI crisis, live coverage as events reach a boiling point when the Local Advisory Board tries to meet at the station and is refused entry, police enter the radio station, an informative article on the crisis in Time Magazine, an appeal for calm from Emmanuel, Leslie Cagan from the Pacifica National Board discusses the current situation, Emmanuel points out that nobody has been told not to discuss these subjects on the air, Alex reports live from the protest in the hallway, a quote from an earlier show that accuses the protesters of being racially driven, reports from some of the demonstrators, the police issue a statement, reports of denied access for the making of public service announcements at the station, arrests are imminent as the show ends.

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- 01 / 30 / 01 -

An amusing announcement reflecting the current chaos at WBAI, Emmanuel thanks the listeners for their courage and reflects on events of the past and how they relate to the current situation, what it's like to challenge authority, 2600 has yet to be sued in 2001, the value of freedom of speech and how this has influenced decisions, a "dark tale" from the world of commercial television, a gag rule is imposed at WBAI forbidding discussion of the problems at the station, why it's important to support WBAI in the upcoming fundraiser, Emmanuel gets copies of "Takedown" on DVD and VHS from Amazon in France and discusses the hassle involved in viewing them, an activist on his way to a meeting in Canada in preparation for an April event is turned away after being searched and having political papers copied, a website that traces IP addresses, 188 people are reported to be listening online.

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