TWiT 780: The Great Firewall of America - Twitter Hack, Tik Tok hysteria, World Emoji Day

07.19.2020 - By This Week in Tech (Audio)

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Here's how the Twitter hack happenedTik 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 2020Who 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 moreHong Kong VPNs leak user data EU Court shuts down EU - US data transfer agreementGrant Imahara dead at 49
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Mike Elgan, and Seth Rosenblatt
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