Episode 145: Too Hot To Spot(ify)

Grumpy Old Bens

John Cleese is selling the Brooklyn Bridge as a NFT, Spotify is censoring songs, Facebook to open an underage Instagram, Donald Trump to launch his own social network, the FCC defining broadband, Victoria’s Secret marketing shift, and much more on this episode of Grumpy Old Bens.

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NOTES / LINKS:

John Cleese Sells Brooklyn Bridge NFT to ‘Terminally Insane’ World
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/03/22/john-cleese-sells-brooklyn-bridge-nft-to-terminally-insane-world/

Facebook outage affecting WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/facebook-outage-affecting-whatsapp-messenger-and-instagram/

Report: Facebook Developing Instagram App for Children Under 13
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/03/19/report-facebook-developing-instagram-app-for-children-under-13/

Florida House Introduces Legislation to Regulate Tech Censorship
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/03/19/florida-house-introduces-legislation-to-regulate-tech-censorship/

After Defending Its Low-Cost Internet Offering, Comcast Agrees To Increase Speeds
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/comcast-increases-internet-essentials-students

Democratic-led Congress gets serious about universal broadband funding
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/03/democratic-led-congress-gets-serious-about-universal-broadband-funding/

US lawmakers introduce bill to make high-speed internet available to all
https://www.engadget.com/accessible-affordable-internet-for-all-act-introduction-100024228.html

Comcast downstream upgrade shifts 1-Gig to 1.2 Gbit/s
https://www.lightreading.com/cablevideo/docsis/comcast-downstream-upgrade-shifts-1-gig-to-12-gbits/d/d-id/768003?

How much CO2 iceland volcano?
https://climatechangedispatch.com/massive-volcano-emissions-warming/

Spotify now censoring songs for lyrics
https://summit.news/2021/03/16/spotify-now-censoring-lyrics-that-contain-misinformation/

Librem Tunnel VPN abandoning iOS
https://puri.sm/posts/why-librem-tunnel-is-leaving-ios/

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