How Akamai crashed the Internet, TikTok’s algos figure you out fast, Google transparency, Etherium forking, health “misinformation,” and more on this episode of Grumpy Old Bens.
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Akamai DNS failure crippled the Internet for two hours
Akamai Says It Has Fixed Issues That Affected Many Websites
Akamai DNS global outage takes down major websites, online services
DuckDuckGo’s new email privacy service forwards tracker-free messages
How TikTok’s Algorithm Figures You Out – WSJ
Bill Would Strip Social Media of Protections for Health Misinformation
Americans spend again and American Express profit surges
Single Japanese man, 51, almost masturbates himself to death after suffering a stroke moments after he ejaculated
Twitter reveals surprisingly low two-factor auth (2FA) adoption rate
MLB to test electronic device for catchers to give signals to pitchers
Transparency from Google search
93% of paint splatters are valid Perl
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