Friday, January 6, 2012

Details from Cory Doctorow's CCC talk

I watched Cory Doctorow's talk "The Coming War on General Computation," and I recommend it if you want any specific details, arguing points, and even a good reminder of very bad recent policies when it comes to protecting ourselves from corporate (and government) invasion into our privacy and security.
Video  Transcript

The low-level software he mentions for possible abuse by Big Brother is UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface).

Here are the organizations he mentions near the end (at 29:15) (except the "org" which I cannot find):

BTW, I highly recommend his book "Little Brother".