Hour 1 - 3
Hour 1 -- Ademo Freeman (CopBlock.Org) on CopBlock Protection Memberships
Hour 2 -- Dan Krol (ItsNotGov.Org) on how to live without government
Hour 3 -- Brian Sovryn (host of Soveryn Tech) comes back on the show to talk about Sound Cloud; Dark Android
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2015-02-06 Hour 1 Ademo Freeman (Video Archive):
Co Founder of CopBlock.Org
Introducing CopBlock org Protection Video:
CopBlock Protection Memberships
Are you passionate about police accountability?
Would you like to protect yourself from police encounters while building a network to actively advance the mission of police accountability?
CLICK HERE to sign up for your CopBlock Protection Membership
Then a CopBlock Protection Membership is just for you.
Below you'll find information detailing what becoming a CopBlock Protection Members means. Carefully review details and please contact us with any questions at protection[at]copblock.org (remember to remove brackets).
What is a CopBlock Protection Membership?
A CopBlock Protection Membership is your acknowledgement that "Badges Don't Grant Extra Rights" and an innovative way to protect yourself AFTER a police interaction. CopBlock Protection Members have peace of mind knowing that if they ever have police interaction, a CopBlock Protection Specialist will work directly with them to highlight the member's encounter with law enforcement.
How does a CopBlock Protection Membership work?
A CopBlock Protection Membership works by providing individuals with services that utilize tactics which have made CopBlock.org the internet presence it is today. After selecting a Membership (see below) and providing your donation, a CopBlock.org Specialist will be on standby to assist you. On top of the new media and social network assistance (detailed below), CopBlock Protection funds will also help to maintain CopBlock.org's website (in conjunction with current means); create educational handouts; produce regular (video/blog) content, original social media content, and a monthly Members-only newsletter; assist local groups; and generate additional CopBlock.org merchandise–all to further expand the message that "Badges Don't Grant Extra Rights."
CopBlock Protection Memberships Available:
A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will conduct an interview, and:
Publish Blog Post at CopBlock.org – The site has hundreds of thousands of unique viewers each month
Distribution via CopBlock.org's Social Networks – Twitter, Facebook – with its 1.4 million likes – and Youtube for unprecedented exposure
Media Push – A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will discuss your story during weekly media appearances
Basic Membership: $7/month or less if you prepay for any three ($19, save $2), six ($37, save $5) or twelve month ($68, save $16) plan.
A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will work with member to create:
Press Release – creation of and distribution to local/national media outlets
Follow ups – Some cases are dragged out for long periods of time, but a qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will be there every step of the way
Meta Post – A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will create a one-stop-shop for all your posts, providing you with one easy URL to share your story and subsequent updates
Form Plan of Action – Unsure of how to respond to police aggression? Let a qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist brainstorm ideas, tactics and help you organize events to highlight your case
Assist with Plan of Action – A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will be there to help see your plan of action through to the end
Premium Membership: $15/month or less if you prepay for three ($41, save $4), six ($79, save $11) or twelve month ($144, save $36) plan.
A qualified CopBlock Protection Specialist will:
Video – Create a video (shooting and editing) of your story, if applicable
Media Push – Press releases, interviews and mentions (regular rotation)
Social Network Push – Create graphics and post story in relavant groups/pages/areas
Gather Information – From simple background searches to Freedom of Information requests
Man on the Ground* – Have a CopBlock Protection Specialist on the ground with you to assist with events, interviews and much, much more *Man on the ground is subject to circumstances. For example, minor traffic offenses will not warrant on-site attention, but a CopBlock Protection Specialist will provide remaining aspects.*
VIP Membership: $50/month or less if you prepay for any three ($138, save $12), six ($264, save $36) or twelve month ($480, save $120) plan
Every month, members will receive a breakdown of CopBlock Protection Memberships including, but not limited to, the number of new members, new content created, and what's on tap for next month via CopBlock Protection's (members only) Monthly E-Newsletter. This will also contain CopBlock.org news, tips, and tactics to keep you safe during police interactions.
Once you've sent the donation via the PayPal buttons above, a CopBlock Protection Specialist will email you to confirm your Membership. This may take up to 24 hours. We'll be streamlining this feature in the near future and appreciate your patience in the meantime.
NOTICE: CopBlock Protection Specialist do NOT offer legal advice nor is there a guarantee that CopBlock Protection will keep you from wrongful prosecution. Our primary function is to share your story, provide assistance, and help Members win in the court of public opinion.
**WE DO ACCEPT BITCOIN, EMAIL US AT PROTECTION[AT]COPBLOCK.ORG FOR DETAILS**
Below are two videos regarding CopBlock Protection, one was filmed two years ago and the other just last week.
CLICK HERE to sign up for your CopBlock Protection Membership
2015-02-06 Hour 2 Dan Krol (Video Archive):
"I Can't Believe It's Not Government!"
Dan is a software developer, originally from Minnesota, currently living in Berkeley, California. He is a libertarian with an interest in exploring alternatives to government functions. His current project is the website I Can't Believe It's Not Government, collecting stories of historical and modern alternatives to coercive government. Dan is also the resident Bitcoin Hater at BitcoinNotBombs.com, where he accepts your bitcoin donations for talking smack about Bitcoin. You might catch Dan juggling at the next liberty event.
I Can't Believe It's Not Government - Collecting real-life stories of voluntary efforts doing what you thought only the government could do. Theory is great, but if we want to convince people that a free society is possible, we gotta find alternatives to some of what the government currently does. We all hear these kinds of stories from history and from today; we just need to collect them. Everything from privately funded roads, to voluntary food regulation, to mesh networking alternatives to infrastructure. The format is a curated wiki, and you can join and start contributing stories today.
You can also find us on Twitter: @itsnotgov (https://twitter.com/itsnotgov)
2015-02-06 Hour 3 Brian Sovryn (Video Archive):
Brian Sovryn is the host of the anarchist science and tech show, Sovryn Tech. He has worked for multiple tech companies in the past and has been involved in the cypherpunk community for over 15 years. He also co-hosted Free Talk Live on Sunday nights for two years, co-hosted the "Sex & Science Hour" with Dr. Stephanie Murphy on the Let's Talk Bitcoin Network, and now operates the independent game company, Zomia Offline Games. He currently lives in New Hampshire.
--His Webpage: www.sovryntech.com leads to the Soundcloud page for his podcast
Dark Android - it's not an app but a series of apps and a "mindset" of how to use an Android tablet that allows one to use it anonymously, and to completely avoid using Google if one wishes to. The link below has the shownotes from my "Dark Android II" episode that shows the bulk of the apps that I recommend using.
F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform. The client makes it easy to browse, install, and keep track of updates on your device.