Twitter’s finances; Google tells Clearview AI to cease & desist; Paypal’s banned word list; Shadow Inc Iowa caucus app just incompetence; China’s dystopian drone usage; anonymized data no longer exists; Hue security flaw; Wacom’s data collection; Mr. Beast passes out his credit card on YouTube; Gen X; an excellent phone both; Lady Gage pirates a photo to protest pirates; hot camera talk.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

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IN THE NEWS

Spotify is buying Bill Simmons’s The Ringer to boost its podcast business

Twitter posts first billion-dollar quarterly revenue despite political ad controversy

Twitter is finally fighting back against deepfakes and other deceptive media

Google tells facial recognition startup Clearview AI to stop scraping photos

PayPal Is So Strict About Sanctioned Countries It Won’t Let You Say “Cubano Sandwich”

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

The app that broke the Iowa caucus, an inside look

Here’s the Shadow Inc. App That Failed in Iowa Last Night

App Used to Tabulate Votes Is Said to Have Been Inadequately Tested

Shadow Inc.

All the Invasive Ways China Is Using Drones to Address the Coronavirus

Researchers Find ‘Anonymized’ Data Is Even Less Anonymous Than We Thought

Philips patched a longstanding Hue bulb security flaw

Wacom drawing tablets track the name of every application that you open

BRIC-A-BRAC

A YouTuber gives his credit card to random people, and the things they buy will surprise you

Mr. Beast

Gen X Will Not Go Quietly

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Phone Booth

How To Make HOT DOG SPAGHETTI

SETH MIRANDA

Lady Gaga Criticizes Music Pirates with Pirated Photos. Shutterstock Responds

Flashpoint Weight Sand / Water Bottle Bag

Manfrotto Counterweight – 3 lbs. – AKA The Pumpkin

Canon Says “No More” to Making EF Lenses

Nikon D780 FX-Format DSLR Camera Body

Leica M10 Monochrom with @ioegreer ( Joe Greer )

Leica M10 Monochrom Digital Rangefinder Camera

Nikon ES-2 Film Digitalizing Adapter Set for D850 DSLR

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103