This Week in Tech

Feb 26th 2023

This Week in Tech 916

Fetch Happens

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Section 230, NSA surveillance, Spotify podcasts flop, Apple Watch ban

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Category: News

Section 230, NSA surveillance, Spotify podcasts flop, Apple Watch ban

  •  U.S. Supreme Court snubs Wikipedia bid to challenge NSA surveillance.
  • Signal would 'walk' from UK if Online Safety Bill undermined encryption.
  •  Some Initial Thoughts On The Supreme Court Oral Arguments In Gonzalez: Non-Experts Might Still Make A Mess Of Things, But Without Understanding Why.
  • It’s Time to Tear Up Big Tech’s Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card.
  •  Section 230 Won’t Protect ChatGPT.
  •  Twitter lays off another 50 employees as cost cutting continues under Elon Musk: report.
  •  FreshRSS: A free, self-hostable feed aggregator.
  •  Tiny Tiny RSS is a free and open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator.
  •  Calckey: A greatly enhanced fork of Misskey with better UI/UX, security, features, and more!
  •  Mammoth is a new free Mastodon client for iOS and macOS.
  •  Sci-fi becomes real as renowned magazine closes submissions due to AI writers.
  •  SF's new startup hotspot seen as the road to AI riches.
  •  Sometimes Open Systems Beat Those Who Try To Lock Them Up: Spotify’s Podcast Colonization Flops.
  •  YouTube tests adding podcasts to ‘Create’ button alongside other new podcast tools & analytics.
  •  Spanish court authorises extradition of Briton who allegedly hacked Biden, Obama.
  •  Apple Orders Entire Supply of TSMC's 3nm Chips for iPhone 15 Pro and M3 Macs.
  •  Filmmakers Request Identities of Reddit Users to Aid Piracy Lawsuit.
  •  Apple Watch ban: Biden will make decision next week.
  • OG sealed iPhone breaks record selling for almost 2x that of a recent auction.

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