Steal This Show S04E17: The Future of Power, with Cory Doctorow

Post Syndicated from J.J. King original https://torrentfreak.com/steal-this-show-s04e17-the-future-of-power-with-cory-doctorow/

In this episode author Cory Doctorow discusses three stories from his new collection, Radicalized. We discuss:

– The perils of DRM, and becoming dependent on manufacturers — from printers, to toasters and beyond — and how (or if) we can force control of our technological future.

– What lengths it’s permissible to go to when we’re trying to effect change against the systems which might very well end the world as we know it;

– If all of this fails, the ethical, philosophical and practical problems involved in waiting out the apocalypse in a high-tech, high-security bunker.

Grab Cory’s new book Radicalized — DRM and EULA free – at Craphound.com, or all the traditional online retailers.

Steal This Show aims to release bi-weekly episodes featuring insiders discussing crypto, privacy, copyright and file-sharing developments. It complements our regular reporting by adding more room for opinion, commentary, and analysis.

Host: Jamie King

Guest: Cory Doctorow

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Produced by Jamie King
Edited & Mixed by Lucas Marston
Original Music by David Triana
Web Production by Eric Barch

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