Amazon & Whole Paycheck; AI ethics; the Internet Archive; political texts; Australia’s knee jerk reaction; 996.icu; Snap ads; Tesla’s autopilot; scooter news; privacy for plants & birds; bumbling Chinese spies; malware created cancer nodes; more exposed databases; eradicating stalkerware; Scrivner; Apple’s charging mat killed; burrito blankets.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Amazon is slashing prices at Whole Foods again — and shoppers are noticing

Amazon quietly removes promotional spots that gave special treatment to its own products as scrutiny of tech giants grows

THE PROBLEM WITH AI ETHICS

Google’s brand-new AI ethics board is already falling apart

Amazon’s first HIPAA-compliant Alexa skills help track your healthcare

The Internet Archive will host 490,000 music tracks ‘lost’ by MySpace

Hobbit

IN THE NEWS

Getting the Message

Australia Passes Law to Punish Social Media Companies for Violent Posts

New livestreaming legislation fails to take into account how the internet actually works

HOW GITHUB IS HELPING OVERWORKED CHINESE PROGRAMMERS

996.icu

Snap is building an ad network to run ads inside other apps

Tesla woos Wall Street and drivers with autonomous vehicle fanfare

The record-breaking royal Instagram account was stolen from a different kind of royal

UC San Diego trauma surgeon says number of scooter injuries increasing

Paris will fine you $155 for riding an electric scooter on the sidewalk

Senate committee to consider sweeping scooter rules on Wednesday

Man sues City, scooter-maker over crash in Pacific Beach

SECURITY HAH!

Guinness Brewery Maryland

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Plants and Birds Need Privacy Online, Too

Maryland’s Turtles & Tortoises (Order Testudines)

Woman from China Carrying Malware Arrested After Entering Mar-a-Lago

A.I. Experts Question Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Technology

Researchers trick radiologists with malware-created cancer nodes

Indian health agency exposes details on millions of pregnant women

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts

Facebook won’t ask for your email password any more

Another 540 Million Facebook Users’ Data Has Been Exposed

HACKER EVA GALPERIN HAS A PLAN TO ERADICATE STALKERWARE

From the “No one goes to jail” files

2600 Off the Hook

The Internet Archive

APPS & DOODADS

Scrivener 3

Scrivener for iOS

Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard – Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Android, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV Compatible – with FLOW Cross-Computer Control and Easy-Switch up to 3 Devices – Dark Grey

Apple breaks its silence on AirPower only to kill the charging mat once and for all

WRAP YOURSELF UP IN A TORTILLA BLANKET LIKE THE BURRITO YOU ARE

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Miura Coffee