From Yahoo to pretexting--what's up? Video
After this week's big security flub at AOL, the answer to the privacy question is a lot less clear. Tune in to a discussion between Elinor Mills, Declan McCullagh and Charlie Cooper on this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' Roundtable.
In 1986, on a San Francisco beach, about 20 participants got together to burn an 8-foot structure of a man, and thus was born Burning Man. Twenty years later, the festival, which now takes place in the northern Nevada desert, is expected to attract some 35,000 people when it takes place next week. For some reason, Burning Man has occupied a special place in the hearts of techies. Join CNET News.com Charlie Cooper as he looks at why with Burning Man veterans Jennifer Guevin, Elinor Mills and Declan McCullagh during this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' roundtable.\r\n\r\n
Burning Man video footage courtesy of www.dramainthedesert.com.
Former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn says she didn't know what pretexting was until last summer.
Hear from ACLU attorney Aden Fine and Google attorney Al Gidari after the federal hearings Tuesday in San Jose, Calif. CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh reports.\r\n
CNET News.com's Charlie Cooper and Declan McCullagh discuss corn farmers who are taking their anti-Google fight to Washington.
It may be the biggest story of the year: On January 12 the search company announced it was pulling out of China. We're going to discuss why Google did that, what's new in the story, and what's likely to happen as this story continues to unfold. Guests are Google reporter Tom Krazit, security writer Elinor Mills, and politics and policy writer Declan McCullagh.
CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh and Kara Tsuboi discuss the latest Senate hearing on American tech companies doing business in China. Representatives from Cisco, Yahoo, and Google come under fire for abiding by the laws of the Internet-restricting country.
On one hand Apple says it's protecting trade secrets. On the other hand Powerpage.org argues freedom of the press. Apple would not comment outside court. CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh interviews EFF Staff Attorney Kurt Opsahl.\r\n
The backlash against the SOPA and PIPA anti-copyright bills continues. Major sites took themselves offline. The U.S. government shut down MegaUpload. Anon launched a successful attack against government Web sites. All of these events are related, and the stories are still developing. That's what we're talking about today, with CNET experts Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval, and Elinor Mills.
In this first weekly roundtable videocast, CNET staffers discuss the good, the bad and the ugly in yet another busy week for Google. Participants, left to right are: Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, Kari Dean McCarthy, and Greg Sandoval.\r\n