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- 03 / 03 / 10 -

An update on some of the overdue premiums, a scandal involving a Pennsylvania school district allegedly spying on students in their homes through school-issued laptops, questioning whether lawsuits are the best way forward, thinking of the children, a violent flash mob in Philadelphia causes controversy, Orwellian ways in which this kind of thing can be prevented, a criminal ring that resold concert tickets at a huge profit is broken up, questioning what specifically they did wrong, the charge of "exceeding authorized access to computers," how the "capcha" system may have been defeated, Topeka is renamed to Google, Emmanuel calls an operator in "Google, Kansas," WiFi will be available on Amtrak, good news out of Germany regarding data retention laws, Rob explains the "Streisand Effect," a town tries to charge for calls to 911, what happened during a recent network outage thanks to Verizon, donating old cell phones to charity, there are 2600 meetings this Friday.

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March 3
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- 03 / 10 / 10 -

There's a big crowd in the studio tonight, Lexicon, Renderman, and Grey Frequency are on hand to talk about the upcoming HOPE conference, discounted room rates will be announced soon, Lexicon discusses some of the projects that will be at the conference, what Radio Statler is all about, the layout of the facilities that will be available, work is being done on badges for the conference, the HOPE Forums, the call for speakers is out, what is looked for in speakers, calls for projects and artists at the conference, why it's important to have a limit on the size of the crowd, Renderman describes how he met Grey Frequency at a previous HOPE conference, the ratio of sexes at conferences and how this has changed over the years, encouraging people from overseas to visit the country during HOPE, Renderman describes the international incident he inadvertently caused when returning from Norway, how to turn a potentially negative experience into something positive, a second "Club Mate Day" is announced for the first day of spring, the recent corporate war involving Disney and Cablevision, the opposite of Godwin's Law, a whole bunch of calls about cable television.

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March 10
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- 03 / 17 / 10 -

It's St. Patrick's Day, a rundown of the many places to get updated information on the HOPE conference, discounted room rates are now available, a scandal in the city involving taxis systematically overcharging passengers, Foghorn describes the talk he gave at The Last HOPE on the New York City taxi system, how the "hack" term came into being, how the recently revealed taxi scam worked, a means of reconstructing previous rides, ideas for ways to compensate customers, clarification on Foghorn's name, Nick Fury describes the upcoming CarolinaCon conference, a rundown of some of the talks, Sarah Palin and her husband will be testifying against the person who managed to gain control of her Yahoo account, the amount of people who now get their news online, an idea to set up an account and see if the same level of prosecution can be achieved for a break-in as for Sarah Palin.

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March 17
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- 03 / 24 / 10 -

A quarter of the kids in England have "tried hacking" according to news reports, using the term "hacked off," a law is proposed to outlaw spoofing Caller ID, who this is meant to affect, a racist remark over a Walmart PA system causes mayhem, the undue amount of press attention this story has gotten, an excerpt from Beyond HOPE in 1997 where the K-Mart PA system was accessed remotely from the conference, how social engineering works, a game show in France plays on contestant's reactions to having power over other people, the latest on the battle between Google and China, a ruling in a sexting case, the bizarre logic behind these prosecutions, how a new law could be used to target hacker spaces, the latest developments from Iceland, how Wikileaks is being targeted now as a result of this, what search engine optimization is all about and why it's a bad idea, advice on a caller's cell phone plan, it's Ada Lovelace Day.

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March 24
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- 03 / 31 / 10 -

Tomorrow is April Fool's Day and nothing appears to be planned, the death of Justin Petersen, the significance of "Agent Steal" to the hacker community, remembering the famous CFP conference incident in Chicago involving Petersen, Bernie recalls some milestones, a web filtering service called Netspark is examined, an excerpt from a video on "quilting," the trend of moving everything to "the cloud," where censorware is used, more on Google's status in China, Redhackt describes how people can be identified on the net simply through their browser, a man in France is arrested for Twitter hacking, ways to protect yourself with challenge questions, another instance of "Twitter crime" involving the manager of a popular singer facing charges for not tweeting on command, a call for new laws in the wake of the Pennsylvania school laptop spying scandal, advice on illegal downloading, ways of detecting people through typing patterns, a plea to not go to the 2600 site for April Fool's Day, an invitation to musicians to submit songs about computers.

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March 31
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