Marketplace Tech for Monday, November 3, 2014
Nov 3, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Monday, November 3, 2014

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On today's show, Jonathan Zittrain, law professor and co-founder of  Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, discusses the ethics of an FBI operation that used a fake news article to convince a bomb threat suspect to download location-tracking malware. Plus, Rory Cellan-Jones, technology correspondent at the BBC, tells us about his mission to not give away any personal data for a day.

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Is it a news article or malware?

Nov 3, 2014
The FBI buried malware using an article link. But did they cross the line?

On today’s show, Jonathan Zittrain, law professor and co-founder of  Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, discusses the ethics of an FBI operation that used a fake news article to convince a bomb threat suspect to download location-tracking malware. Plus, Rory Cellan-Jones, technology correspondent at the BBC, tells us about his mission to not give away any personal data for a day.

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