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Angry Tech News #14: Logging Emergencies

Log4j vulnerability explained, Android system is vulnerable to its own apps, Qualcomm finds yet another way to creep you out, and a new feature in the No Agenda podcast community.

Links:

No Agenda Stream
https://noagendastream.com

Log4Shell
https://www.lunasec.io/docs/blog/log4j-zero-day/

Microsoft Teams bug disables emergency calls on Android
https://9to5google.com/2021/12/10/android-emergency-calling-bug/
https://redd.it/r4xz1f
https://www.androidpolice.com/notifications-feeling-sluggish-this-popular-android-game-may-be-to-blame/

Qualcomm Snapdragon Creepycam
https://www.techradar.com/news/why-qualcomm-believes-its-new-always-on-camera-for-phones-isnt-a-security-risk

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Angry Tech News #8: Spat Verification

Zuckerverse name change, Bad privacy laws come in threes, Google vs Roku, and a huge e-commerce blunder

Links:

Neal Stephenson had nothing to do with Facebook’s meta naming
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/metaverse-term-creator-neal-stephenson-distances-himself-from-facebook-zuckerberg-2021-10

UK’s ominously named “online safety bill”
https://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Online-Safety-Bill-puts-user-protection-onus-on-platform-providers

Brazil adds personal data protection as a constitutional right
https://www.zdnet.com/article/personal-data-protection-to-become-a-fundamental-right-in-brazil/

Aus wants to protect privacy by forcing everyone to give personal info to social media
https://www.zdnet.com/article/australian-online-privacy-bill-to-make-social-media-age-verification-mandatory-for-tech-giants-reddit-zoom-gaming-platforms/

Ozon.ru price glitch
https://evolvera.tech/2021/11/01/russias-amazon-has-a-98-drop-in-prices-due-to-failure/

Roku vs Google pissing match
https://9to5google.com/2021/10/21/youtube-will-be-removed-from-roku-as-of-december-9-existing-users-unaffected/