Space nets; Amazon goes to NYC; FCC takes on robocalls; selling your data; Uber eats bigger than rides; Cameo celeb shout outs; running out of spectrum; gaming Wikipedia & Google images; database of banned bar patrons; what’s on your iPhone doesn’t stay there; the Alexa forget loop; Pokemon sleep; Duet; Cryptokitties & dapps; tech philanthropy; freedom gas.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Businesses Balk at FCC Bid to Block Robocalls

Amazon Is Shopping for Office Space in Manhattan, Proving HQ2 Haters Pretty Much Entirely Right

Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk

AeroDork on Twitter

IN THE NEWS

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Sell Your Data. Earn Passive Income. What Could Go Wrong?

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier

We should opt into data tracking, not out of it, says DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg

Uber Eats, micromobility services are growing faster than Uber’s core ride-hailing business

Cameo, the celebrity shout-out startup, nears $300m valuation

Cameo

Uber will start deactivating riders with low ratings

We’re Running Out of Spectrum for Both New and Old Technologies

The NIN-Lil Nax X connection that might cause some legal problems

Tech giant brings software to a gun fight

THE NORTH FACE USED WIKIPEDIA TO CLIMB TO THE TOP OF GOOGLE SEARCH RESULTS

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

ID at the Door: Meet the Security Company Building an International Database of Banned Bar Patrons

It’s the middle of the night. Do you know who your iPhone is talking to?

Now you can order Alexa to forget what you just said

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

APPS & DOODADS

Amazon just launched a $90, 5.5-inch Echo Show

Is Pokémon Sleep a next-level nightmare or just a distracting daydream?

Duet Display

Agon® Posture Corrector Clavicle Brace Support Strap, Posture Brace Medical Device to Improve Bad Posture, Thoracic Kyphosis, Shoulder Alignment Upper Back Pain Relief for Men and Women

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps

BRIC-A-BRAC

Björk, Jeff Goldblum, David Lynch, and more on what happens when we die

Mackenzie Bezos and the Pitfalls of Tech Philanthropy

5 Mistakes Mackenzie Bezos And Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid

I’m a Former Elite Athlete and I Call BS on Tech’s Obsession With Working Long Hours By Jason Shen

Victory for Fathers in a Parental Leave Case That Could Be a Harbinger

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Natural Gas Is Now Called ‘Freedom Gas,’ According to the Department of Energy