Episode 104: Carter Beauford has Two Arms

The Internet declares it’s freedom.  Def Leppard is re-recording it’s entire back catalogue to screw Universal.  A German university is suing one of its former students over early graduation.  Will the ubiquitous Gideon bible be replaced by a Kindle?  Windows 8 upgrade priced at only $39.99.  The porn industry is positioning itself to be a very natural bedfellow to Google’s Project Glass.  Want to leak the goings-on in that staff meeting to the world outside with some style?  Use a transparency grenade!  Cisco locks it’s own customers out of using their own routers until they agree to use a service that will spy on their Internet usage.  Blizzard drops the banhammer on Linux users, because using Linux is cheating in Diablo III.  A New Jersey court says it’s not illegal to look at someone elses email if they forget to log out before they leave the computer.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/104

Episode 94: Just the Good Ol’ Boys

Viacom sues Youtube… AGAIN! Richard Clark shows his utter inability to grasp the fundamentals of the Internet.  Google finally shows us what augmented reality will look like.  The US Government uses the kiddie porn defense to keep the Megaupload Servers offline.  Dell acquires Wyse Technologies.  A Federal judge rules P2P users aren’t in a conspiracy.  Video game companies agree to close sex offenders’ online accounts.  Bravo announces a new “I can has Cheezburger” reality show.  Plus, Epic Fails, a Recent Study, Ryder Says Things and Oh Asia You So Crazy!  Also, tell us your ridiculous TSA stories!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/94

Episode 79: The Stinkiest Chamber Pot on the Internet

A Taiwanese man sues two people after one of them clicks the Facebook “like” button for a post the other made.  A pron video was accidentally played on an LED billboard in Wenzhou, China.  Google Maps plans to start charging for usage.  Amazon Prime members will be able to borrow Kindle books for free in the near future.  Giant Lego man washes ashore in Sarasota.  Plus, Science News and an Epic Fail!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/79

Episode 75: The Internet’s Dumping Ground

OnStar begins spying on customers’ GPS location for profit.  Okite is an iPhone alarm clock app that sends an embarassing tweet every time you hit the snooze button.  The Onion’s joke about “screams and gunfire” coming from inside Congress backfires.  There is a new danger for urban cyclists: Biker’s Lung.  Iran blocks TOR, TOR unblocks itself later that day.  The movie industry’s self-piract proves that IP addresses aren’t people.  Gordon Ramsey’s porn dwarf double has been eaten by a badger.  Will alcohol be available in a theater near you soon?  Also, Science News and “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”  Plus the re-emergence of the Fark Headline of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/75

Episode 64: Basementcast 2011

The Red Cross says nurse uniforms violate the Geneva Convention.  A memorial building in Indianapolis might be named after popular mayor Harry Baals.  Scientists plan on being able to clone woolly mammoths within five years.  A new game of billiards using bowling balls… named Knockers.  Stem cells are being used in a new device to treat burns.  Duane Reade infiltrates the Hipster Vatican with the promise of beer.  Four Loko launches its new product – it’s just like the old product sans caffeine.  Robots replace teachers at 21 schools in South Korea.  All this plus more in this week’s episode.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/64

Episode 41: HMFICOMFDS

A Florida state senator was caught looking at porn on the senate floor.  A manual transmission gear sensor for use with a remote starter ensures that your car is in neutral before attempting to turn the engine over.  We discuss an article written about why everyone should learn to be a hacker.  The greatest, nerdiest “We’re Expecting” announcement you will ever see.  Google announces the Google Apps users will get all Google services later this year.  A security researcher is disclosing a rootkit for ATMs at this year’s Black Hat conference.  All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and this week’s Off-Air Discussion.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/41

Episode 26: Was That It?

A Russian billboard was hacked to show porn to passerbys.  The FBI has a new forensic tool: Google Image Search.  A kid builds a network router out of Legos.  Canceling a Nexus One contract costs more than the phone itself.  Listen in to find out how AT&T generates support for its anti-Net-Neutrality stance.  Fake log cabins and Pants on the ground.  Barnes & Noble starts a textbook rental service.  Facebook adds comment reply by email feature.  Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/26