Tech News Weekly

Nov 4th 2021

Tech News Weekly 208

Squid Game Crypto Scam

DMCA and the blind, Amazon's Matter support, Facebook and Meta facial scanning
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Guests: Damon Beres, Ry Crist
Category: News

DMCA and the blind, Amazon's Matter support, Facebook and Meta facial scanning

  • Damon Beres talks about his WIRED piece that details the challenges the DMCA poses to blind readers who want to read ebooks. 
  • Ry Crist from CNET walks through Amazon's newly announced support for the Matter and Thread IoT protocols in their devices. 
  • Jason details the short history of a Squid Game inspired cryptocurrency scam and how easy it was to net $3.3 million. 
  • Mikah covers Facebook's announcement that it would be getting rid of its facial recognition system while Meta has no plans to back down. 

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