Episode 58: One Year Anniversary

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Grumpy Old Bens hits the one year mark! We go back to our roots and talk a lot of tech and a bit about the fallout of the Corona virus. The full list of stories discusses is in the notes below. We want to thank each and every one of you for listening to our shows, offering encouragement, and donating to help keep the lights on.

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Oystein Berge
Keith Van Dijk
HarryHamster
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Notes / Links:

Online proctor companies – Proctorio, Examity, ProctorU
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/04/01/online-proctoring-college-exams-coronavirus/

Idaho first amendment gathering
https://dnyuz.com/2020/04/07/a-liberty-rebellion-in-idaho-threatens-to-undermine-coronavirus-orders/

League for Increased Transparency and Ethics sues Fox News for Calling Coronavirus a ‘Hoax’
https://timesofsandiego.com/business/2020/04/02/washington-state-group-is-1st-to-sue-fox-news-for-calling-coronavirus-a-hoax/

Louisiana 500 people filed into Life Tabernacle church to worship in violation of order
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/hundreds-at-church-flout-covid-19-gatherings-ban/

Instacart users screwing gig workers
https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/09/tech/instacart-shoppers-tip-baiting/index.html

7 Ways Hackers and Scammers Are Exploiting Coronavirus Panic
https://thehackernews.com/2020/04/cronavirus-hackers.html

Diamond and Silk Suspended From Twitter
https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/08/media/fox-news-diamond-and-silk-reliable-sources/index.html

Cloudflare Dumps Google’s ReCAPTCHA Over Privacy Concerns, Costs
https://www.pcmag.com/news/cloudflare-dumps-googles-recaptcha-over-privacy-concerns-costs

Microsoft Edge is now 2nd most popular desktop browser, beats Firefox
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-edge-is-now-2nd-most-popular-desktop-browser-beats-firefox/

Firefox now tells Mozilla what your default browser is every day
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/firefox-now-tells-mozilla-what-your-default-browser-is-every-day/

Zoom removes meeting IDs from client title bar to boost security – US & Taiwan tell pols not to use
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/zoom-removes-meeting-ids-from-client-title-bar-to-boost-security/

Over 3.6M users installed iOS fleeceware from Apple’s App Store
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-36m-users-installed-ios-fleeceware-from-apple-s-app-store/

Google Pulls SuperVPN From the Play Store, Users Urged to Delete It
https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-pulls-supervpn-from-the-play-store-users-urged-to-delete-it

Large email extortion campaign underway, DON’T PANIC!
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/large-email-extortion-campaign-underway-dont-panic/

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