LifeWorld

LifeWorld

By Kate Derek
As the internet grows as an everyday tool, someone will inevitably use it for nefarious means. We discuss crimes that could have only happened in the information age as people took things away from cyberspace and brought them into the lifeworld.
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1.13 Support Indie Porn
We wish this was a unique story, or even unusual. Instead, this is more an illustration of what the larger pornography industry is like at the moment. It's not as fun as you think. LifeWorld Sources: https://bit.ly/lifeworldsources
23:00
February 27, 2020
1.12 The Dark Side of Tickling
Tickling is for kids, and fun, and laughs, not something that could be capitalized on and exploited... right? Sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
38:44
January 23, 2020
1.11 Name That Malware
Eddie Tipton kept a pretty low profile for the first four decades of his life... which is a pretty good idea when you're rigging the lottery. Sources at bit.ly/lifeworldsources
39:52
January 11, 2020
1.10 Swautistic Christmas
In 2017, police were called to a house of a suspected murder after an anonymous call. Unfortunately, it was a false report with deadly consequences. All sources: https://bit.ly/lifeworldsources
25:30
December 19, 2019
1.09 Fools and Floppy Discs
For the first time, LifeWorld covers a fatality, in a review of the 1999 death of Bruce Miller that the media labelled "The Internet's First Murder." His wife, Sharee Miller, was convicted of the crime, even though she had an alibi. All sources: https://bit.ly/lifeworldsources
43:59
November 22, 2019
1.08 Many, Much Heist
How much money would have to go missing from your Citibank account for you to notice? $4? $40? $4,000,000?  In the '90s, Vladimir Levin was willing to find out. All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
21:41
November 13, 2019
1.07 Dangling A Line
From Phishing to Nigerian Princes. We cover some of the popular scams that you could be affected by, and a real world example of someone who has. All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
53:37
October 3, 2019
1.06 Dapper Lizard
The Lizard Squad involves neither lizards nor squads...It does involve black hat hackers, DDOS attacks, and other bad online behavior. All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
30:25
September 19, 2019
1.05 Through the Looking Glass
The lives of 15-year-old hacker extraordinaire Ian Restril and 25-year-old journalist Stephen Glass intersected in 1998, in a particularly unusual manner.All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
32:44
September 5, 2019
1.04 Phreaks and Geeks
Kevin Mitnick was not the first hacker, nor did he make the most money. But he was one of the earliest, and the ending of his story might mean he was one of the most successful.All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
27:13
August 16, 2019
1.03 The 411
Carolyn Owlett, an original member of the British girl group The 411, found herself the target of an unusual case of identity fraud / catfishing / potential obsession. What was it, really?And who, exactly, is our new announcer??All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
27:20
August 2, 2019
1.02 Sharkhattery
Courtney and Steven Allen, a married couple from the pacific northwest just trying to live their lives while unwinding with some online games. They found themselves making a new friend online, through Todd Zonis, before facing the reality of what trouble that could bring. In this case we cover online friendships, cyber harassment, and revenge porn.All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
31:30
July 5, 2019
1.01 Organic Dustbunnies
Belle Gibson, a social chameleon that overcame the hand that she was dealt in life. A source of inspiration in how to better oneself, until it's found that they aren't. In our first case we look at how someone was able to use social media to create an empire of self help, before the truth brought everything crashing down.All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
34:55
July 5, 2019
1.00 What is LifeWorld?
Kate (Ignorance Was Bliss) and Derek (Rolling Misadventures) decide to take a look at crimes that could have only happened with the invention of the internet. They discuss the premise of doing a true crime podcast that focuses more on the tech side of life and how they want to approach cases that are less centered around murder.All sources: bit.ly/lifeworldsources
10:49
July 5, 2019