DTNS 2389 – Les Is More

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comRaj Deut joins us to talk about how Australia wants to START retaining innocent people’s data, and what we actually know about the Sony Pictures attacks.

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Show Notes

Today’s guest:  Raj Deut, Raj Deut, Lead developer for @efront, writer for @ReckonerAU

Headlines

While CNN and the New York Times reported that a US agency would tie the attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment to North Korea, we have as yet received no such statement. Instead White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters only that the attack was done by a “sophisticated actor,” and he was not in a position to confirm a nation as responsible. Earnst said the US National Security Council was considering a proportionate response mindful that some organizations or individuals might try to enhance their standing by provoking a specific response. Meanwhile Variety reports a spokesman for Sony saying the studio has no further release plans for “The Interview.” And The Daily Beast reports three movie theaters have said Paramount studios has ordered them to stop planned screenings of Team America: World Police.

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