Join Aleks Krotoski, Jemima Kiss, Gia Milinovich and Charles Arthur for the latest technology news. This week, they dissect The Social Network, often referred to as The Facebook Movie, because it documents the rise and rise and rise of the most popular social networking site in the world. 500 million users can’t be wrong, right? Charles, Jemima and Gia report back from this week’s special preview screening.
Also this week, the virtual and the real worlds are under threat from hackers. An Iranian nuclear power plant has been infiltrated by a computer worm that attacks the integral systems of the plant’s workings. Charles suggests it’s a government job, and Gia gets excited about nuclear espionage.
Alexander Hanff from Privacy International gives us the implications of the 750 MB file accidentally revealed on the ACS:Law website after it was taken down by members of the 4Chan social network – and what legal recourse the 10,000 email and ISP address owners have against the firm, who have the details as part of investigations into illegal peer-to-peer filesharing.
Next week, as previously billed for this programme, the team are joined by Simon Carmichael from Torch Partners who will be answering your pressing start-up questions in the latest in our Start-Up Surgery series.
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