Megaupload users (the legal kind) are upset with the FBI's decision to shut the site down yesterday before anyone had a chance to back up their files.
In response to the lawsuit, Anonymous hit back with several denial-of-service (DOS) attacks that brought down several government-run Web sites including those for the Department of Justice and the FBI, as well as Universal Music and the Motion Picture Association of America.
Today we're chatting about yesterday's Apple iBookstore announcement and what it'll mean for schools and the future of education. We'll also spend some time looking at the Megaupload arrests, and run through the top 10 questions kids ask that puzzle parents, like "Why is the sky blue?" and "How do airplanes stay in the air?"
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Leaked from 404 Podcast 976:
- Feds refuse to return data files to legitimate Megaupload users.
- Apple won't let you sell iBooks anywhere else but its store.
- These are the top 10 questions that puzzle parents.
- New Jersey dude has the worst network SSID ever.
- Bathroom break video 1: Athena Vs. The LP
- Bathroom break video 2: The most useless machine ever
Ep. 976: Where we're making ghosts turn red
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