- OFF THE HOOK via MP3 -

-=-------=--------=-------=--------=-------=-------=-------=

WinAmp

Broadcast quality versions of "Off The Hook" are also available through our online store.

Each DVD contains a full year of "Off The Hook" mp3s encoded at 128kbps/44kHz. Buy them individually or sign up for a lifetime audio subscription today!


We've set up two ways to download our MP3 files:

Users with Lynx and browsers that don't support streaming audio can download the files and play them locally. Select the file marked "L".

Users with faster connections and support for streaming audio select the file marked "S".


 <-- Previous2005Januarynext -->

 | Back to archives |

- 01 / 05 / 05 -

Emmanuel is back in the States, another security adventure, the long delay getting into the United States, the possibility of the USVISIT fingerprinting scanners being used on Americans, citizens of the Netherlands are now required to carry national identification cards at all times, Redbird's observations on the equipment used for tracking people entering the country, a recap of Redbird's boarding pass and the magnetic strip on it, computerized passports are set to be introduced this year, Redbird has an RFID reader detector from the CCC Congress, Mike gives information on What The Hack, how the toll-free forwarding system used to call overseas works, trying to call Bernie in Thailand, the use of SMS technology after the tsunami, Bernie gives an update on what he's experienced, a controversy over the RFID tagging of foreign victims, the mood in Thailand, the magnitude of the tragedy and how it's being eclipsed in the United States, some of the ways people can donate money to the relief efforts, the GSM infrastructure in Thailand, the potential for SMS to be used for tsunami alerts, how intellectual property is treated in Thailand, the lack of SMS use in the States, CNN International is now on Time Warner Cable in New York, the possibility of an early warning system for tsunamis, Bernie will be back next week.

Download It Now!

January 5
Download MP3Stream MP3 16k mp3
Download MP3Stream MP3 128k mp3

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-

- 01 / 12 / 05 -

The theme is screwed up, trying to reach Bernie on his Thai phone, a stowaway on Bernie's plane causes a massive delay, Bernie's review of the modern Bangkok subway system, a review of the traffic system, the large number of Internet cafes in Thailand, treatment for Internet game addicts, a scandal involving T-Mobile and the Secret Service, how certain celebrities were involved, a wedding invitation announces the union of AT&T and Cingular, listener response to suggestions involving utilization of SMS technology for emergency messages, a New York Times story details how messaging charges are significant for certain cell phone users, Redbird brings a cell phone that he found in the subway, theories on the best way to reunite the phone with its owner, Redbird explains what was involved in the "bending" trick for Metrocards which the MTA claims to have fixed, possible ways around the fix, how Washington Metro police are targeting "suspicious" people, the pointlessness of the inauguration next week, a George Mason University scandal involving the capturing of private information of students and staff, avoiding the use of Social Security Numbers, a Las Vegas airport offers free wireless access, the lost phone rings, a blind caller has a problem with Verizon Online, Bernie is disconnected, a caller describes a problem with his Metrocard and an electronic dog, more Verizon shenanigans.

Download It Now!

January 12
Download MP3Stream MP3 16k mp3
Download MP3Stream MP3 128k mp3

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-

- 01 / 19 / 05 -

Programming notes for the next few weeks, there will be a fundraiser next week, the Bangkok subway crashes shortly after Bernie rides it, what caused the accident, how the Paris Metro recently dealt with a dead driver, a move to put U.S. citizens' fingerprints on their passports, unprecedented security in Washington DC on the eve of the inauguration, preparing for every possible scenario, Redhackt describes security at the CN Tower in Toronto, fingerprinting is now used in Wisconsin by Green Bay police at traffic stops, Homeland Security briefings are leaked to cryptome.org, a selection of some of the stories, train enthusiasts are targeted by the authorities for suspicious activity, the story of last week's lost phone being reunited with its owner, how to listen to Internet radio in your car, a listener sets up the caller side ring tone service on T-Mobile, a listener has a problem with Cingular/AT&T Wireless policy, a demo and description of the caller side ring tone service, the possible technology in use for the upcoming Iraqi elections.

Download It Now!

January 19
Download MP3Stream MP3 16k mp3
Download MP3Stream MP3 128k mp3

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-

- 01 / 26 / 05 -

A fundraising edition of the show, the program won't be on again during the drive, an outline of the premiums being offered, Bernie tells the story of the 2600 sweatshirt and the pirate radio station, who can play a VCD, an excerpt from the Kevin Mitnick keynote at The Fifth HOPE, an underground fire causes mayhem in the New York City subway, a story of an unattended bag, memories of the Robert Steele five hour marathon at The Fifth HOPE, why this kind of talk isn't allowed on commercial radio, why T-Mobile is a rip-off with regards to overseas text messaging, attempts by Accuweather to keep weather conditions out of the public domain, copyrighting the time, the Hot 97 tsunami fiasco, a "spontaneous" phone call to a call center in India that aired on radio stations in Philadelphia and New York, why supporting noncommercial radio can help to fight this sort of thing. This show includes fundraising.

Download It Now!

January 26
Download MP3Stream MP3 16k mp3
Download MP3Stream MP3 128k mp3

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-


Off The Hook | Off The Hook Archive | 2600 |
*
COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS:

Webmaster
webmaster@2600.com

OFF THE HOOK
oth@2600.com