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- 07 / 07 / 04 -
The studio is filled with people as the conference is set to begin, Cheshire Catalyst tells how his panel at H2K2 resulted in some changes, calling directory assistance to find the phone number for Verizon, levels of translation, various three digit dialing codes in different parts of the country, Rop describes what the trip into the country was like, Barry "The Key" talks about entering the country and the upcoming lockpicking panel and workshop at The Fifth HOPE, some of the other participants in the lockpicking events, some of the media attention that the conference is generating, how a Village Voice article almost had a glaring inaccuracy, Google is warned to stop linking to a 2600 story about a hacked Valujet web page, some participants in the upcoming legal panel, Risctaker visits from Germany and discusses the translation of "Freedom Downtime" into German, the DVDs have been delivered in time for the conference, Renderman comes down from Canada and talks about crossing the border, Cheshire previews his rants session, Ateam visits from Florida and puts down Staten Island, previewing the social engineering panel, Geoff introduces more guests, Sasja talks about some of the propaganda films he brought from Holland, the wireless network at the conference, Bernie tells how the Department of Homeland Security had a security issue with their wireless network, Lin discusses wireless security, previewing the two hour show in front of a live audience on Friday.
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- 07 / 09 / 04 -
A special edition of the program live from The Fifth HOPE, introducing members of the panel, some of the momentous events that all are occurring at the same time, Porkchop reminisces about the editing of "Freedom Downtime," this is Kevin Mitnick's first HOPE conference, the hunt for Kevin at the CFP conference in Chicago back in 1993, memories of the various HOPE conferences, Redhackt gives an update on the movie room, Lazlow discusses how corporate radio is causing destruction, Jim talks about his panel at the first HOPE, how Metrocards can be used to track people, Geoff recalls his first experience at HOPE, Mike reveals some of the difficulties involved in creating the HOPE armbands, Jim talks about the new threat posed by Coke cans to national security, the threat of Furbies, the importance of the radio station, an appeal for people to join the station, introducing Juintz, how others can help with the broadcast, ShapeShifter tells the story of what happened to him at the last Republican National Convention, Greg Newby discusses some of what goes into the planning of the conference, Kevin Mitnick talks about his experience at the conference, the connection is lost, Robert Steele talks about the changes since the first HOPE, the risks posed by New York's water system, Bernie talks about the usefulness of the cryptophone, Jen discusses the thought behind the artwork at the convention, the story of the posters in the windows, Rop compares the hacker conventions of Europe to those of the United States, how the Galactic Hacker Party and Hacking at the End of the Universe inspired the HOPE conferences, plans for a conference in Holland next year, Bernie describes the DBS hacking video that will be shown in the movie room, more about the movie room, Chris describes how the A/V came together this time, some listener mail, Porkchop talks about the early days of audio streaming of "Off The Hook," Adam gives an update on the status of the network, Dan Morgan stops by, another outage, how the actual connection to the radio station is working, a question about telemarketing, Rebel appears live, Kevin reveals how he was able to call cell phones from prison, how Bernie was able to reach the station from prison, other prison phone memories, some of the new material on the "Freedom Downtime" DVD, how things are different in Canada, a question from Risctaker, Dan compares his magazine and radio show to those of 2600, some words about "Grand Theft Auto," how the "Free Kevin" message got out to a larger audience, the famous Autumn 1997 cover, how people can become volunteers at the conference, the issue of IP portability, Cheshire talks about his upcoming rants session. This show is in two parts.
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- 07 / 14 / 04 -
A recovery edition of the show, the aftermath of The Fifth HOPE, Emmanuel and Geoff discuss what it was like riding a Segway at the conference, the audio and video should be available a lot faster this time, the whole randomization process for giving away prizes during the closing ceremonies, Shardy talks about the NOC at the conference, an overview of the various services that were provided through the network, some of the problems dealing with Verizon, the hacker space panel, Geoff focuses on the social aspect of the conference, how volunteers helped to make the conference a success, Sasja helps to compare this to the Dutch conferences, what it was like to do a radio show in front of an audience, Mike reports on the infodesk, a great photograph from the conference of Steve Wozniak appeared in the New York Times, a call for photos from the conference, the controversy involving one of the propaganda posters, a letter from an unhappy attendee, descriptions of the North Korean propaganda, the ready.gov propaganda posters, a report of a famous actor attending the conference, ShapeShifter's kid took her first steps during the lockpicking panel, problems dialing out during the social engineering panel, some of the results of this year's social engineering, a special number that allows callers to set their own Caller ID, a story of being stuck in an elevator with Steve Wozniak, the A/V worked very well this year.
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- 07 / 21 / 04 -
The studio seems empty without all of the HOPE people, Bernie has gone missing on the phone, 2600 is denied press access to the Republican National Convention, an appeal for credentials, the absurdity of asking permission to demonstrate, Emmanuel's idea for demonstrating during the convention, searching for the Homeland Security truck in Boston, TSA radios are missing, a Mexican official is implanted with a microchip, dispelling a myth about satellite tracking, Adrian Lamo is sentenced, how his sentence may have been affected by the recent Supreme Court decision, Mike describes the scene inside the courtroom, the mentality that wants Adrian punished, instant messaging is the same as email according to the court, the average person's feelings on electronic voting, more on the actor spotting at the conference, the 311 service is set to expand, testing out an alternative number, problems at WBAI board meetings, word of 311 services in other cities.
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- 07 / 28 / 04 -
Emmanuel is in Halifax with Mike on the way to Newfoundland and St. Pierre, an open invitation to listeners in Halifax, the Tall Ship Festival is in town, the amount of boats involved in traveling to the Maritimes, an Acadian congress is also set to begin, Emmanuel and Mike are interrogated at the border, some of the methods used in the search, being regarded as suspicious for having two cell phones, how things seem to have changed with border crossings, tonight is a fundraising night, Ken describes what is involved in joining the station, the importance of pledging, how the voting process works at the station, Redhackt describes the premiums being offered, what's been going on at the Democratic National Convention, the "protest pen," Bernie describes a rumored threat of protesters at the convention, how security was overdone, what may be different in New York next month, some of the plans for protests at the Republican National Convention, Mish describes an idea for a "subway protest" during the convention, ideas for infiltrating the convention, Bernie mentions the censorship of the Al Jazeera sign at the Democratic Convention, the disparity in coverage of the convention by the various networks, what the next four years could be like and why the existence of the radio station during that period is especially important, how Verizon apparently screwed up connectivity for the Democrats, Mike talks about the strike against the Aliant phone company in Canada, Emmanuel and Mike will be heading to Newfoundland next, more on thermal imaging used in fighting fires, some facts about St. John's, the death of the inventor of ASCII, the arrest of Decoder and the similarities to other cases against hackers, why it's important to be careful when obtaining sensitive information, Mike gives details on a cryptome.org story that reveals security holes at the Democratic Convention, what is being featured on the "Personal Computer Show" tonight, clarification from a caller on what Decoder was doing, another invitation to join Emmanuel and Mike in Halifax, the show is preempted next week. This show includes fundraising.
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