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Byte Into It – 4 July 2012

July 4th, 2012

Episode 269 of 416 episodes

On this week's Byte: The Declaration of Internet Freedom. How is software freedom in conflict with Secure Boot? The FSF petitions hardware vendors to support users disabling the lock. Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations need to be more transparent, US senators are beginning to come out and say. Lauren Gorn (of Superlinguo) speaks with us about Google's Endangered Languages project and language rehabilitation. The Twitter Transparency Report shines more light on who is asking for users's information and taking down users's content. Facebook WANT button rumoured. Yep. The 2012-06-30 leap second caused trouble for some Linux machines. Surveying the levels of support Australian startups get from 5 sectors. Patrick O'Duffy has an article that draws attention to the treatment of female characters in video games. Presented by Georgia Webster, Vanessa Toholka, and Ben Finney. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit http://friendfeed.com/byteintoit

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