Episode 90: Saving Privacy Ryan

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A popular IOS SDK accused of spying on billions of users, a new web standard from Google could be a problem for those that value their privacy and want to block ads, law enforcement accessing smart speaker data more often, and more, on this episode of Grumpy Old Bens.

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NOTES / LINKS:

LG is releasing a ‘wearable air purifier’
https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/27/lg-is-releasing-a-wearable-air-purifier/

Google’s new web standard could disable your ad-blocker
https://www.techradar.com/news/googles-new-web-standard-could-disable-your-ad-blocker

Facebook isn’t happy about Apple’s upcoming ad tracking restrictions
https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/27/facebook-vs-apple-ad-tracking/

Popular iOS SDK Accused of Spying on Billions of Users and Committing Ad Fraud
https://thehackernews.com/2020/08/ios-sdk-ad-fraud.html

How to commit mail-in voting fraud (It’s nearly impossible)
https://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-commit-mail-in-voting-fraud-its-nearly-impossible/

Mintegral ios SDK caught sending data home by cybersecurity firm Snyk
https://thehackernews.com/2020/08/ios-sdk-ad-fraud.html

Law Enforcement are demanding speaker data more often from Amazon/Google
https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/police-requests-access-your-smart-speaker-are-72-2016

TN bill SB8005 crackdown on rioters
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/s/ar-BB18hIET

Settled class-action over Powerbeats2 charging issues for $10M
https://www.engadget.com/apple-settles-lawsuit-over-power-beats-2-charging-issues-091045642.html

Apple blocked Facebook app update
https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/28/21405140/apple-rejects-facebook-update-30-percent-cut

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