#MorningMonarchy: October 10, 2017


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Smartphone dystopia, altered algorithms and radiation-blocking boxers + this day in history w/the Outer Space Treaty and our song of the day by Nick Hakim on your Morning Monarchy for October 10, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Convoy of truckers slow traffic on Highway 99 in protest over ELD mandate (Audio)
https://twitter.com/nolagoat/status/917323142971953152

‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia
https://twitter.com/corbettreport/status/916513224253620224

NASA wants to alter the DNA of Mars astronauts in the 2030s to protect them from cancerous space radiation
https://twitter.com/ClydeLewis/status/917477758753636352

AIM will shut down after 20 years
https://twitter.com/Subversive_Pen/status/916368304406781959

#AIM To Officially Shut Down In December (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917802356791697408

Oath is shutting down AOL Instant Messenger for good
https://twitter.com/Adweek/status/916313878467940358

YHOO is converting to a closed-ended investment fund
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917640906005610497

Publishers take ResearchGate to court, alleging massive copyright infringement
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/916676618898227200

YouTube alters algorithm after searches for Las Vegas shooting turn up conspiracy theories (Audio)
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/917217882978709504

Scandal-plagued Equifax wins $7.25 million contract from IRS
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/915399425274589189

Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013. Yes, 3 billion
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/915399117836255232

British teen pleads guilty to hacking ex-CIA director’s computer
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/916474032165412865

British actor Coogan wins damages over phone-hacking
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/915400777627258880

Tattoo Recognition: Law Enforcement’s Newest Identification Tool
https://twitter.com/TheDealeyLama/status/917535265467576323

Australian Government Pushes for Mass Biometric Surveillance of All Citizens
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/915705441010704385

Bluetooth sex toys are trivial to compromise just by walking around neighborhoods
https://twitter.com/mammique/status/915313641393704960

Patriot One Initiates Pacific Rim Sales with Aotea Security of New Zealand
https://twitter.com/Anarchyball/status/916848281514397696

Boxer shorts designed to protect your fertility from that cellphone in your pocket
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/916577656711241728

Spartan’s radiation-blocking boxers (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917801414121816065

Beaker is the world’s first Web browser with builtin tools for hosting content directly from your computer. No services req’d
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/917215462492008449

#ThisDayInHistory: #October10 w/the #OuterSpaceTreaty comes into force in 1967 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917799221247459328

+ #Triton, #aspirin, #MonsterMash banned, #RattleAndHum out
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917800572673179648

Flashback: Feds Urged To Get Rid Of Possible ‘Dirty’ Bomb Tools (Oct. 10, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/10/feds-urged-to-get-rid-of-possible-dirty/

+ #TheloniousMonk, #JohnPrine, #MidgeUre, #DavidLeeRoth birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917800950705692672

#PumpUpThaVolume: Nick Hakim – “Roller Skates” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/917336370628063237