TWiT 780: The Great Firewall of America


Jul 20 2020 159 mins   252
Here's how the Twitter hack happened Tik Tok hysteria - xenophobia or common sense? EARN IT and LAED acts want to eliminate encryption Cloudflare outage takes down a huge swath of the internet "Master," "Slave," "Blacklist" terms on the outs at Apple, Linux, and others Trump expands the CIA's cyberwarfare authority Google spends $10 billion on India, half of that in Jio Amazon Dash Cart checks your groceries out for you World Emoji Day celebrates the new Emoji coming in 2020 Who is "Kirk," the person behind the Twitter hack? How long have they had access? What should the response to the Twitter hack be? Instagram's Tik Tok clone Reels launches in August As Tik Tok rises, Quibi falls Google should be pushing contactless payments more Hong Kong VPNs leak user data EU Court shuts down EU - US data transfer agreement Grant Imahara dead at 49 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Mike Elgan, and Seth Rosenblatt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Sponsors: bit.ly/salesforceforservice Zendesk.com/twit expressvpn.com/twit LastPass.com/twit