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Morning Briefing: Wednesday 29 December 2010

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Wednesday 29 December 2010, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at TECHGEEK.com.au. Here’s what we are watching: A new iPod nano hack has been found, allowing the potential to support movies, TV shows, games, address book and even a calendar on the small device. According to Silicon Ally Insider, Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz has […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #22: It’s a series of tubes

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It’s the second to last show of the year! And we go off with some Wikileaks news, because that has happen to dominate the news, with all the hacking and arrests. Wow. As well, we discuss the new Facebook profile design changes, and the new Chrome OS laptop. We also find that Tom has had his internet capped, George Lucas is creepy, Steve Jobs has something he wants to say […]

Fallout begins as 4chan starts defending Wikileaks

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The fallout has begun. Within hours of the news of the arrest of Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange, the notorious site 4chan has come out in support for the site in the usual way – by taking down its enemies’ sites. The site attacks are part of “Operation Payback”, which has also been used to coordinate attacks on the RIAA after anti-piracy lawsuits.

America’s AT&T reportedly blocking 4chan images

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American telecommunications operator AT&T, a similar entity to Telstra here in Australia, is being reported to have blocked access to images to 4chan.org, a notorious website known for its affiliation (via it’s /b/ board) to the anti-Scientology group Anonymous. “It’s come to our attention that AT&T is filtering/blocking img.4chan.org(/b/ & /r9k/),” according to founder Moot on their blog, “There is no remedy at this time.” Because of their notoriety for […]