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Don’t fence me out

It’s a classic story of two wrongs don’t make a right.

On one side, we have the telecommunications companies who built the infrastructure of the Internet and are determined to scuttle all attempts to challenge their dominance to its access, as well as their profits. And on the other side are the folks who see the Internet as one big free market where everything should be shared, whether they created it or not.

Both are in polarized positions, dealing with their own ethical demons.
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Listen up

Here’s some audio from the “any other sort of entry” category of this week’s module requirements. It’s the new episode of a podcast I co-host called GameOn! If you’re a video-game fan, you might like it; otherwise, listen to the intro and skip ahead to 23:18 where I briefly talk about the program.

[podcast]http://audio.dispatch.com/podcasts/GameOn/GameOn196.mp3[/podcast]

I sound a little fuzzy because we were recording via Skype. Normally, we would meet at the newspaper where we have a makeshift studio, but we’re trying a different format, so there will probably be a few bugs to work out.

If you’re interested in how this was put together, read on.

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