This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Jul 10th 2019

This Week in Google 516

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Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Kevin Tofel
Category: News

This Week's Stories:

  • Google's 4000 word Privacy Policy
  • Google and Dish, sitting in a tree?
  • The problem(s) with YouTube
  • Facebook privacy is already a problem
  • The Chome OS 75 debacle
  • Debian 10 Buster is not for Chromebooks
  • Linux is the future
  • Google Stadia FAQ: multiplayer, VR, how to order
  • Instagram fixes online bullying
  • Trump can't block you on Twitter. Neither can AOC.
  • Facebook fought Fake News (about Facebook)
  • Android - Google = /e/ foundation
  • AT&T blocks robocalls
  • FCC vs SF
  • Amazon at 25
  • Amazon warehouse workers to strike on Prime Day
  • Amazon keeps Alexa recordings indefinitely
  • YouTube and Amazon Prime Video kiss and make up

Picks of the Week

  • Jeff's Number: Giant GDPR fines for Marriott, BA
  • Kevin's Stuff: JGrasp: an open source IDE with an awesome visual debugger

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