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Angry Tech News #25: Ukraine Skylines

AI Copyright, Malware in the Windows store, Malware in game mods, and more Ukraine news than I ever wanted to report

Links

Disney coasts on old IP
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Walt_Disney_Studios_films_%282020%E2%80%932029%29

Google knows better than Ukrainian citizens
https://www.reuters.com/technology/google-blocks-russias-rt-app-downloads-ukrainian-territory-says-rt-2022-02-27/
https://nypost.com/2022/02/28/google-disables-maps-tools-in-ukraine-to-track-troops-civilians/

Federov calls for censorship
https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/25/22951413/ukraine-russia-apple-app-store-block-fedorov

Netflix virtue signals
https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Netflix-Defies-Russian-Law-And-Refuses-To-Air-16969242.php

No copyright for robots
https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/21/22944335/us-copyright-office-reject-ai-generated-art-recent-entrance-to-paradise

Electron-Bot malware
https://research.checkpoint.com/2022/new-malware-capable-of-controlling-social-media-accounts-infects-5000-machines-and-is-actively-being-distributed-via-gaming-applications-on-microsofts-official-store/

Cities Skylines mods found to contain malware
https://threatpost.com/cities-skylines-modder-banned-over-hidden-malware/178403/

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Angry Tech News #15: Disney Radiation

Youtube TV drops Disney, F-Secure breaks another IoT device, Protecting yourself from ionizing radiation, and “miscellaneous” headlines

Links:

No deal between Youtube TV and Disney
https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/18/22836949/disney-youtube-tv-channels-deal
Sports cable numbers
https://www.killthecablebill.com/blog/cable-subscribers-paid-3-5-billion-live-sports/
F-Secure vs home COVID test
https://labs.f-secure.com/blog/faking-a-positive-covid-test
ANVS warning about radioactive products (Dutch)
https://www.autoriteitnvs.nl/actueel/nieuws/2021/12/16/heeft-u-een-quantum-pendant-anti-5g-hanger-of-negatief-ionen-sieraad-of-slaapmasker-leg-deze-veilig-weg
BBC write-up about ANVS story
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-59703523
TP-Link routers hidden SSID
https://jahed.dev/2021/12/19/hidden-networks-in-tp-link-routers/
California solar bait and switch
https://apnews.com/article/science-business-environment-and-nature-california-utilities-1bc5070157e0fb4f0c216f8b1dd1daee
Reddit IPO
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-59678451
5G interferes with airplanes
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-59737194