Tuesday, March 15 – Hour 1 Podcast

Apple: government ‘intended to smear’ us in digital privacy fight with FBI | Technology | The Guardian

In sometimes caustic language, the government had claimed had declared itself “the primary guardian of Americans’ privacy”.

A local Sheriff sent a brazen threat to Apple’s CEO, but it will probably only help the tech company

A Polk County threatened to cut in front of the and the judicial system to lock up the “rascal” , Apple’s CEO.

President Obama weighs in on hacking the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone, saying this about personal privacy and encryption – Rare

“If, technologically, it is possible to make an impenetrable device or system, where the encryption is so strong that there is no key, there is no door at all, then how do we apprehend the child pornographer?”

DSpace@MIT: Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications

Twenty years ago, law enforcement organizations lobbied to require data and communication services to engineer their products to guarantee law enforcement access to all data. After lengthy debate and vigorous predictions of enforcement channels going dark, these attempts to regulate the emerging Internet were abandoned.

Should landlords in South Bend be required to register with the city? – 953MNC.com

Landlords would pay a one-time fee of $5 to add all of their properties to the registry, Scott said. Landlords who do not sign up for the registry would be fined $500, while landlords who provide false information would be fined $2,500.

Landlord registry proposed in South Bend – South Bend Tribune: Local

Currently, many rental properties are owned by limited liability companies, or LLCs, linked to anonymous post office boxes or third-party agents, making it difficult for police, code enforcement or housing officials to determine ownership when issues arise.