* Research Team Shows Drones Can Be Hijacked (2012-Jul-01) [SocialBarrel]
A research team has proven that with the right set of skills, anyone can hijack drones and turn them to weapons against their own masters.
The team from the University of Texas at Austin gained control of a U.S. unmanned drone by spoofing the GPS signals of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). o.O
* Bears Good, Cancer Bad. Also Bad: Trying to Punish A Critic by Preventing Him from Giving Money to Charity (2012-Jul-01) [EFF]
In the latest twist in a bizarre lawsuit targeting The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman and his “BearLove Good, Cancer Bad” fundraising campaign in support of the American Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Federation, attorney Charles Carreon has run to court to try to stop the distribution of the fund. Today, with the help of EFF and co-counsel Venkat Balasubramani, Inman fought back with an opposition to Carreon’s demand for a temporary restraining order.
Something from Bandcamp: