Episode 67: Abolish The Truth

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A bonus Monday episode where we try to stay on tech topics but still get pulled into the rest of the insanity going on in the world. We cover contract tracing, an article that was pulled from the web (censored) as we did the show, how the Brave browser has angered their users, and more.

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Jacob Hernandez – $20.00
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LINKS / NOTES:

GEORGE FLOYD IMAGE ON OBAMA FOUNDATION TWITTER FEED

UBLOCK ORIGIN NO BLOCKS PORT SCANS ON MOST SITES
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ublock-origin-ad-blocker-now-blocks-port-scans-on-most-sites/

BRAVE BROWSER REDIRECTS USERS TO CRYPTO AFFILIATE URLS
https://www.techradar.com/news/brave-browser-craftily-redirected-users-to-affiliate-urls

BLACK LIVES MATTER
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/black-lives-matter

POLLUTION IS RACIAL VIOLENCE
https://earther.gizmodo.com/pollution-is-racial-violence-1843905861

RESOURCES YOU’LL NEED FOR RAISING AN ANTIRACIST CHILD
https://mashable.com/article/raising-an-antiracist-child-resources/

YELP ADDING TOOL TO EASILY SEARCH FOR BLACK-OWNED BUSINESS
https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/5/21281887/yelp-new-search-tool-black-owned-businesses-app-donation-matching

DEVELOPERS RUSH TO HELP PROTESTERS
https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/06/protesters-blur-faces-anonymize-photos/

REDDIT CEO STEPS DOWN AND WANTS BLACK PERSON TO REPLACE HIM
https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/05/alexis-ohanian-steps-down-reddit-board/

CONTACT TRACING APPS
https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/05/demonstrating-15-contact-tracing-and-other-tools-built-to-mitigate-the-impact-of-covid-19/

NEW HUAWEI PHONE CAN TAKE YOUR TEMPERATURE
https://thenextweb.com/plugged/2020/06/04/huaweis-new-phone-can-take-your-temperature-because-coronavirus/

HOW YOUR PAID PRODUCT CAN SUCCEED
https://thenextweb.com/growth-quarters/2020/06/08/heres-how-your-paid-product-can-succeed-even-when-the-competition-offers-theirs-for-free-syndication/

MINNESOTA USING CONTACT TRACING TO TRACK PROTESTERS
https://bgr.com/2020/05/30/minnesota-protest-contact-tracing-used-to-track-demonstrators/

NYC HAS STARTED. PAYING 600 PEOPLE $65K/YR TO TRACK CITIZENS
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/new-york-contact-tracing-coronavirus-positive/

“HACKERS” SPOOFING UK CONTACT-TRACING CALLS BY SPOOFING SMS
https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/02/contact_tracing_spoofable/

GOOGLE SAID THEY’D BAN COVID APPS THAT USE LOCATION
https://www.lifewire.com/a-4844066

GOOGLE ROLLS OUT CONTACT TRACING OS.
Here’s how to disable: Settings, google services, look for “COVID 19 Exposure Notification”. Tap usage and diagonstics, and turn off. Check again regularly, because Google likes to turn shit back on.

GOOGLE PULLS “REMOVE CHINA APPS” FROM PLAY STORE
https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/02/remove-china-apps-google-play-store/

NETMARKETSHARE WINDOWS 10 ADOPTION NUMBERS. WIN7 STILL WITH A QUARTER OF PCS. LINUX UP 20%
https://www.netmarketshare.com/operating-system-market-share.aspx

ZOOM TO ENABLE END-TO-END ENCRYPTION FOR PAYING CUSTOMERS
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jun/03/zoom-privacy-law-enforcement-technology-yuan

EARN IT ACT
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/congress-must-stop-graham-blumenthal-anti-security-bill

LIST OF COMPANIES THAT VIRTUE SIGNAL (LIVE DEPLATFORMED)
https://medium.com/@communismkills/here-are-the-companies-that-support-antifa-black-lives-matter-and-want-you-dead-1d79b1845f59

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