Tech News Today 1465: Land of the Free and Secret Court
March 8, 2016•70 min
Hosts: Jason Howell, Megan Morrone Guests: Becky Worley, Noah Waisberg, Iain Thomson Happy International Women's Day. Bill Gates took to Reddit for an AMA today. We cover the highlights. CC chairman Tom Wheeler announced that they are modernizing the government's Lifeline program that provides phone service to the poor. Later this month, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on changing Lifeline's subsidy to offer low-income Americans $9.25 a month to purchase either home internet service or cellular data. But who's paying? We talk to Iain Thomson from The Register about the the FBI, the NSA, and Facebook. And what skills are the best at keeping robots from stealing your job? Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-today. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show.