The NoRights Podcast: S3E31 – Talking File Servers Live!

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On this week’s episode Ben and Ian discuss setting up a file server to share files with friends and family. But first, Ian brings us this week’s headlines.

Denver police are asking for 800 body cameras for officers. Woman starts massive fire to help bored firefighters. Taco Bell Owners Sued For Forcing Workers to Give Fake Money as Change. Race to gigabit Internet service takes off. How It Works: The Light-Driven Computer. These 3-D Printed Skeleton Keys Can Pick High-Security Locks in Seconds.

Ben also shares a link about 3D Printed skeleton keys from Hacking the System.

The main topic this week is file servers. Ben and his brother Frank want to share their media libraries even though they’re not on the same network. There’s not currently a consensus on the best way to go about this, though Ben has tried many things. He’s considered setting up a personal cloud like ownCloud, telling his brother to look into Pogoplug, and even setting up a FTP server like PureFTP Manager. He’s looked at Easy File Sharing Web Server and similar applications but hasn’t found a clear winner yet.

Ben then brings us the link Scribble Pen video more deceiving than originally thought about a Kickstarter campaign gone awry as well as another campaign that got too successful.

Finally, Ben and Ian duke it out on some tech trivia. Who will emerge victorious? Tune in to find out!