This Week in Tech

Jun 7th 2020

This Week in Tech 774

The Mafia is Zooming

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Big Tech and Racism, Trump and Biden Phished
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
Category: News
  •  Tim Cook and Satya Nadella speaking up on racism - what should Big Tech do?
  •  Amazon says they are against racism, but sells racist facial recognition tech to police
  •  Can tech improve policing?
  •  Social and Organizational barriers to change
  •  Should social networks fact-check Trump?
  •  James Bennet resigns as Opinion Editor of NYT after letting Tom Cotton post-inflammatory editorial
  •  YouTube is a bigger problem than Facebook and Twitter
  •  How do we fix Google, Facebook, and Twitter without losing more jobs? Creativity, transparency, and incentives
  • Synthetic biology, synthetic marketplaces, synthetic people
  •  Reddit founder quits and asks to be replaced by a black person
  •  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits they were wrong about Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest
  •  Minneapolis will dismantle their police department
  •  Zoom won't encrypt free tier so they can help the cops
  •  Russian GRU exploiting Exim Mail Transfer Agent
  •  Trump and Biden campaigns being phished by China and Iran
  •  Project Gutenberg is now illegal in Italy
  •  HBO Max will not apply to AT&T data caps, but you can't play it on Roku or Amazon devices

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