Ep 332: 3 Hots and a Cod

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  April 1, 2019

Social media & memory; Facebook bans white nationalism; HUD charges FB with discrimination; Article 13; hedge funs don’t believe in Lyft; Twitter considering labeling Trump; the gloaming web; ditching credit card numbers; Grindr a national security risk; AirBnb hidden camera problems; Wasabi; love on the old school internet; Kale.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Social Media Is Ruining Our Memories

Texting Means Never Having to Say Goodbye

Don’t end your Apple News+ trial before the end.

IN THE NEWS

Facebook Bans White Nationalism and White Separatism

Department of Housing and Urban Development charges Facebook with housing discrimination through ads

Europe is splitting the internet into three

Even hedge funds investing in Lyft don’t believe in its long-term prospects

The World’s Greatest Delivery Empire

Family Tree DNA offers to trade privacy to catch criminals

Twitter is considering labeling Trump tweets that violate its rules

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Global police arrest dozens of people in dark web sting

Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware

Mastercard Sees Other Banks Ditching Credit Card Numbers Like Apple Did

Grindr may be sold by its Chinese owner due to US national security risk

Airbnb Has a Hidden-Camera Problem

Office Depot rigged PC malware scans to sell unneeded $300 tech support

APPS & DOODADS

Marco Polo

RØDECaster™ Pro

BRIC-A-BRAC

‘I met my wife on LiveJournal’: stories of love, friendship and joy from the web’s early days

The Truth About Wasabi

MORON OF THE WEEK

ZODIAC ASCENDING: ASTROLOGY STARTUPS REACH FOR THE STARS

Over 92% of kale samples contained two or more pesticides, study finds

Kale and Apple Salad

Dr. Dre Deletes Post Dunking on Lori Loughlin After Being Reminded of His $70 Million USC Donation

Microsoft leads the way in banning April Fools’ Day pranks