The Drill Down 427: Peter Thiel, We ♥ You (Don’t Sue)!
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This week, we’re once again joined by Greg Davies, host of Blendover and Heavy Metal Historian podcasts (and of course the TARDISBlend podcast hosted here at Geeks of Doom) as we discuss Uber tests autonomous cars, Twitter lets you tweet longer, Google‘s modular phone Project Ara, will Apple become the next Blackberry, are crime algorithms racist? And why you shouldn’t piss off Peter Thiel  …and much more!

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The Drill Down 362: El Capitán America
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This week, is Big Brother listening to you through your TV? Swatch takes on Apple Watch, Coca-Cola gets griefed, and Netflix comes to Cuba, and finds Link & Zelda.

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Quentin Tarantino Sues Gawker Over Leaked Script For ‘The Hateful Eight’
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Quentin Tarantino made the decision to shelve The Hateful Eight after his script was leaked online. And now Gawker is about to feel the full force of his anger as the filmmaker has filed a lawsuit against the website.

Deadline reports that Tarantino is suing Gawker for allegedly facilitating the dissemination of copies of his leaked unproduced script for The Hateful Eight.

According to the lawsuit, after the script leaked online, Gawker’s Defamer blog posted links to download the 146-page script, which was in its first draft.

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The Drill Down 253: Outed
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What rights to privacy can we expect when we choose to act anonymously/pseudonymously on the internet? Do they end at your public actions? Is it acceptable to violate the privacy of one class of user over another? Is it the purview of objective journalism to make that decision? The outing of Reddit‘s ViolentAcrez, “the Biggest Troll on the Web” by Gawker columnist Adrian Chen brings to light those questions and more this week.

But first, the headlines…Microsoft names launch dates and pricing for Windows 8 & Surface RT, Apple teases the possible announcement of the iPad Mini. Saturday Night Live mocks whiny tech bloggers.

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