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Angry Tech News #43: Type-C Credentials

A rare live-to-tape ATN!

Reddit misses the point. Apple is in hot water over privacy, but at least they’re saving the earth by inconveniencing you. iOS devs aren’t doing much beter. And India jumps on the USBandwagon

Links

Reddit helps people reinforce their information bubbles
https://old.reddit.com/r/reddit/comments/yqrdjs/announcing_community_muting_on_mobile/
Apple sued over privacy setting that doesn’t add any privacy
https://gizmodo.com/apple-iphone-privacy-analytics-class-action-suit-1849774313
iOS apps hardcoding AWS credentials (9/1)
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-1-000-ios-apps-found-exposing-hardcoded-aws-credentials/
India to require USB-C charging
https://www.theregister.com/2022/11/18/india_usb_c_requirements/
ios Clean Energy Charging
https://www.macworld.com/article/1065566/ios-16-clean-energy-charging.html
Also…
https://www.bitchute.com/video/Os3NkVKsyiPw/

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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/