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Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality

Copyright Law and Wheeler's Net NeutralityBlendover Episode 155:

Tom Wheeler of the FCC announced his Net Neutrality laws this week – and coincidentally the US Copyright Office also announced proposals for altering copyright law. We examine what the real issues actually are when it comes to the Internet overall, and what we should be doing about it. Our Craniumelody artist this week is Decide Your Betrayal.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality
  • TSA
  • Decide Your Betrayal
  • IVF: Genetic Engineering and Mitochondrial Disease
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Family Stages Kidnapping
  • WTF: Daffodils R not foodz

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Terr Ciavarra, we focus on topics that are not trending across the web and in the mainstream media, and have a knack accurate predictions of coming events, trends, and media coverage.

 


 

Copyright Law and Wheeler’s Net Neutrality

Big Shake-Up to Music Licensing Regime Embraced by U.S. Copyright Office

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality

Obama Goes On Record Against Encryption, Says It Should Exist But He Should Be Able To Decrypt It

 


 

TSA

Polaneczky: Innocent frequent flier detained after run-in with TSA

 


 

Decide Your Betrayal

WATCH NOW: “My Love” music video

Decide Your Betrayal @ BandCamp

Decide Your Betrayal – Official Site

Decide Your Betrayal @ Facebook

Decide Your Betrayal @ ReverbNation

Decide Your Betrayal @ Twitter

Decide Your Betrayal @ YouTube

 


 

IVF: Genetic Engineering and Mitochondrial Disease

MPs say yes to three-person babies

 


 

The Legend of Zelda

Netflix Is Developing a Live-Action ‘Legend of Zelda’ Series

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

Eastern Iowa ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ camp teaches real world survival skills

Wikipedia – REC 4: Apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Family Stages Kidnapping

Family Stages Kidnapping To Teach 6-Year-Old A Lesson

 


 

WTF: Daffodils R not foodz

Keep daffodils away from food, supermarkets warned

 


 

Recommended Listening:

  • My Love” by Decide Your Betrayal available online at YouTube

 


 

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

The Wrong Poster Child

The Wrong Poster ChildBlendover Episode 136:

The Drill Down invades Blendover, as Andy Sorcini & Dwayne DeFreitas join to discuss the controversies surrounding Zoe Quinn, & look at all sides of the story. We have a preview of this week’s Apple event. Later, we celebrate Star Trek’s anniversary, & debate racism in Star Wars. Jack The Ripper has been identified, Net Neutrality is up for discussion, & we close with WTF stories.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • The Zoe Quinn Case
  • Voltaire
  • Star Wars
  • Net Neutrality
  • Jack The Ripper
  • WTF: PIV
  • WTF: Exodus Fan arrested for posting lyrics online
  • Spinal Tap

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies, we focus on topics that are not trending across the web and in the mainstream media, and have a knack accurate predictions of coming events, trends, and media coverage.

 


 

Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

Prehistoric Metal

poem435 @ Facebook

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 73: Into The Dalek

The Doctor Who TARDISblend 74: Robot Of Sherwood

The Drill Down

The Drill Down 340: It’s A Man’s World?

The Drill Down 341: Check Yo’ Selfie

 


 

The Zoe Quinn Case

Gaming Misogyny Gets Infinite Lives: Zoe Quinn, Virtual Rape, and Sexism

Know Your Meme: Quinnspiracy

Wikipedia: Depression Quest

Wikipedia: Zoe Quinn

Zoe Quinn’s Site: The Quinnspiracy

 


 

Voltaire

Voltaire @ Amazon

Voltaire @ cdBaby

Voltaire – Official Site

Voltaire @ Facebook

Voltaire @ IMDb

Voltaire @ Twitter

Voltaire @ Wikipedia

Voltaire @ YouTube

 


 

Star Wars

Why Star Wars is Secretly Racist

 


 

Net Neutrality

How big telcos are smothering city-run broadband services

 


 

Jack The Ripper

Liverpool scientist: How I solved the mystery of Jack the Ripper

Wikipedia: Aaron Kosminski – DNA Evidence

 


 

WTF: DIV

PIV is always rape, ok?

 


 

WTF: Exodus Fan arrested for posting lyrics online

EXODUS Fan Arrested for Posting Band’s Lyrics On Facebook

 


 

Spinal Tap

Saucy Jack – Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap @ Amazon

Spinal Tap – Official Site

Spinal Tap @ IMDb

Spinal Tap @ Last.fm

Spinal Tap @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • The USS Make Shit Up” by Voltaire from the EP Banned on Vulcan!
  • Saucy Jack” by Spinal Tap available online at YouTube

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

Spectrum of a Rebel Yell

Spectrum of a Rebel YellBlendover Episode Ninety:

Tom Cheredar joins us, as we listen to a “rebel yell” from the American Civil War, thanks to a recording made by the Smithsonian. We look at Netflix employees hacking Fitbit, so your movie will pause if you nod off; and also discover 8tracks, an online music service. Devin Townsend has a new project called Casualties of Cool – which was put on Pledge Music.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Netflix and Fitbit
  • Devin Townsend
  • 8tracks
  • American Civil War: The Rebel Yell
  • The Elisa Lam Case
  • Billy Idol

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout-Outs

Geeks of Doom

Ryan Miller Online

Tom Cheredar @ Venture Beat

 


 

Netflix and Fitbit

Netflix engineers hack Fitbit to track when you fall asleep during a video

 


 

Devin Townsend

DEVIN TOWNSEND Reached Casualties Crowdsource Goal In A Single Morning So He Released A New Song

Casualties of Cool @ Pledge Music

Devin Townsend @ Amazon

Devin Townsend – Official Site

Devin Townsend @ Facebook

Devin Townsend @ Last.fm

Devin Townsend @ MySpace

Devin Townsend @ Twitter

Devin Townsend @ Wikipedia

Devin Townsend @ YouTube

 


 

8tracks

8tracks

8tracks is an awesome (and profitable) music startup you’ve probably never heard of

 


 

American Civil War: The Rebel Yell

In the ’30s the Smithsonian recorded Confederate Civil War veterans reenacting the the rebel yell battle cry…

Rare Footage of Civil War Veterans Doing the Rebel Yell

Wikipedia: American Civil War – National Elections

Wikipedia: Issues of the American Civil War – Tarriffs

Wikipedia: Origins of the American Civil War – Regional Economic Differences

Wikipedia: US Presidential Election 1860 – Results

 


 

The Elisa Lam Case

Elisa Lam’s Mysterious Cecil Hotel Death To Become Horror Movie

 


 

Billy Idol

Billy Idol @ Amazon

Billy Idol – Official Site

Billy Idol @ Facebook

Billy Idol @ IMDb

Billy Idol @ Last.fm

Billy Idol @ MySpace

Billy Idol @ Twitter

Billy Idol @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Forgive Me” by Devin Townsend and Casualties of Cool from the forthcoming album Casualties of Cool
  • Rebel Yell” by Billy Idol from the album Rebel Yell

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

A Moment of Certain Veracity

A Moment of Certain VeracityBlendover Episode Eighty Nine:

Ryan Miller from GeeksOfDoom.com joins us, where we look at a deal between Comcast & Netflix that is sure to set a disturbing precedent. We return to Miranda Barbour to find she wasn’t very Dextertaining at all. We dissect the rage surrounding KISS and the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame; while we look into the upcoming remake of The Raid: Redemption…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Harold Ramis
  • Net Neutrality: Comcast/Netflix Deal
  • The Miranda Barbour Case
  • Amon Amarth
  • KISS and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • The Raid: Redemption
  • Xentrix

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout-Outs

Geeks of Doom

Little Blue Penguin Crafts

Ryan Miller Online

 


 

Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis Dead At 69; Actor/Director Best Known For Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day

 


 

Net Neutrality: Comcast/Netflix Deal

Comcast and Netflix Reach Deal on Service

Comcast and Netflix team up to provide customers with excellent user experience

Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete

Netflix gobbles a third of peak Internet traffic in North America

What The Comcast-Netflix Deal Means For Consumers

 


 

The Miranda Barbour Case

Jailed husband of self-professed serial killer to CNN: ‘I still love her’

Miranda Barbour is a Sad Fantasist Not a Prolific Serial Killer, and She Has Played an All Too Eager Media

Miranda Barbour’s father: She’s not a serial killer but not against execution

Troopers: No evidence Miranda Barbour linked to Alaska killings

 


 

Amon Amarth

Amon Amarth @ Amazon

Amon Amarth – Official Site

Amon Amarth @ Encylopaedia Metallum

Amon Amarth @ Facebook

Amon Amarth @ Last.fm

Amon Amarth @ MySpace

Amon Amarth @ Twitter

Amon Amarth @ Wikipedia

 


 

KISS and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

DALE SHERMAN: “I’m reminded of a conversation…”

ACE FREHLEY Says Original KISS Lineup Will Not Perform At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony

KISS won’t perform at all at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

KISS Won’t Perform At Their Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

PAUL STANLEY Slams ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME System As ‘Tainted, Corrupted And Distorted’

“Though KISS has been eligible for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1999/2000, they were not nominated until 2009…”

Wikipedia: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Criticism

KISS @ Amazon

KISS – Official Site

KISS @ Facebook

KISS @ Last.fm

KISS @ Twitter

KISS @ Wikipedia

KISS @ YouTube

 


 

The Raid: Redemption

Expendables 3 Director Patrick Hughes in Negotiations for The Raid Remake

The Raid Remake Confirms Its Director, Eyes Chris And Liam Hemsworth

 


 

Xentrix

Xentrix @ Amazon

Xentrix – Official Site

Xentrix @ Encyclopaedia Metallum

Xentrix @ Facebook

Xentrix @ Last.fm

Xentrix @ MySpace

Xentrix @ Twitter

Xentrix @ Wikipedia

 


 

Music Featured:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

TAKE YOUR STINKING PAWS OFF OUR INTERNET

TAKE YOUR STINKING PAWS OFF OUR INTERNETBlendover Episode Seventy Nine:

Net Neutrality faces disaster, as Andrew Sorcini of The Drill Down tells us all about the court that struck down a law that may change the internet significantly. We follow-up on Affluenza – in California, with a proposed bill that won’t allow use of the defense made famous by Ethan Couch. Shia LaBeouf is up to more antics, & The Simpsons are coming to the internet… but with a catch.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Net Neutrality
  • Affluenza
  • The Rubberbandits
  • Shia LaBeouf
  • The Simpsons

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout-Outs

Jeremy Rosen @ Twitter

The Drill Down

The Geeks FTW

In defence of multivitamins

Read this before you stop taking your multivitamin

 


 

Net Neutrality

Court Tosses Rules of Road for Internet

Welcome To The Net Neutrality Nightmare Scenario

 


 

Affluenza

Affluenza: Is it real?

Assembly Bill No. 1508

California Considers Banning The ‘Affluenza’ Defense

Ethan Couch: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Groundbreaking California measure would outlaw ‘affluenza’ defense

Rich kid Ethan Couch’s ‘affluenza’ defence faces ban in California

Wikipedia: Mike Gatto

 


 

The Rubberbandits

The Rubberbandits – Black Man

The Rubberbandits – Horse Outside

The Rubberbandits @ Amazon

The Rubberbandits – Official Site

The Rubberbandits @ Facebook

The Rubberbandits @ Last.fm

The Rubberbandits @ Twitter

The Rubberbandits @ Wikipedia

The Rubberbandits @ YouTube

 


 

Shia LaBeouf

Jim Carrey’s Shia LaBeouf Joke

Shia LaBeouf Head-Butts Man In London Bar Fight

Shia LaBeouf — who is ‘NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE’ — fires back at Jim Carrey, quickly recants

 


 

The Simpsons

Soon you can (legally) stream the Simpsons—but there’s a catch

 


 

  • Black Man” and “Horse Outside” by The Rubberbandits from the album Serious About Men

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]