Little Brother Episode 144 2024-02-24

European court finds in favor of end-to-end encryption. India finds against Protonmail. Reddit to go public. Charles Berthoud has been cancelled and can’t find out why.

Follow ups: Police Raid on Marion County Recorder (ep. 133a), AMBER Alert (ep. 136).

AI Roundup: AI Researcher fined incorrectly by an AI for a traffic infraction. Amazon finds emergent behaviors from AI. Air Canada held to promises made by its AI chatbot. English teacher finds a way to stop LLM-based plagiarism.

Opsec: Mixup of user data at Wyze. Near Intelligence is tracking patients at family planning clinics. Shipping company busted for putting GPS trackers on police cars.

Pwn: IMS. Fails:, AT&T Wireless.

Missing or Wanted

Little Brother Episode 143 2024-02-10

Knightscope robot retires from patrolling the subway. NSA admits buying data from brokers. A new search engine appears.

We don’t need to network our toothbrushes. Funimation to shut down, separating people from the media they “bought.”

Laws that will totally work: FCC outlaws AI voices, Canadian Parliament proposes to outlaw Flipper Zero and similar devices.

Voices of 2600: Phil interviews me for a change, thoughts on cell phone privacy.

Pwn: Mercedez-Benz.

Fail: WJLX