Episode 127: Grand Theft Sock

Wikipedia editors take down meticulously researched and cited article about the 17th century Dutch-Indian war known as the “Bicholim Conflict” after discovering it never actually happened. French ISP Free updates its DSL modems with an ad blocker that’s enabled by default. Sony Releases Major Album Solely To Extend Copyright Protection.  Politician holds a gun buy-back program to enhance his collection.  Inception: a tool for compromising the slumber of computers with full-disk encryption.  Google adds ‘free for print subscriber’ option to Play Store magazines.  Father Hires In-Game “Hitmen” To Deter Son From Playing.  All that, plus this week’s “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/127

Episode 40: Perumalsamy Namperumalsamy

Scandal rocks South Korea as one of its StarCraft superstars is caught cheating.  The guys from Penny Arcade make TIME’s 100 people that affect the world.  The Blag Hag proposes the end of the world via boobquake.  The Brads show us how websites look on the iPad.  All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and this week’s Off-Air Discussion.  Plus, find out what wikipedia article Ryder decides to vandalize this week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/40