Virtual doctor visits; re-opening disasters; stimulus checks for the dead; Facebook truth deficit; clearing out that embarrassing Netflix watch list; Reform Government Surveillance coalition; yes, it’s a really bad bill; campaign apps; Apple’s new privacy features, nutrition labels; bronies have a message board problem; TikTok for business; fictional world stats; heard immunity fest; the world year to be alive; petafloppin’.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Disneyland Won’t Reopen July 17

Red-state reopening has been a disaster — and Republican hopes for a comeback are collapsing

IN THE NEWS

$1.4 billion in COVID-19 stimulus checks went to dead people as federal agencies botch data sharing, says GAO

Facebook executive admits to “trust deficit” on call with advertisers

Ben & Jerry’s joins boycott of Facebook and Instagram ads in the U.S.

You Can Now Delete Embarrassing Shows You’ve Watched From Your Netflix

SECURITY HAH!

Private Internet Access

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Reform Government Surveillance – About

RGS OPPOSES LAWFUL ACCESS TO ENCRYPTED DATA ACT

THERE’S NOW AN EVEN WORSE ANTI-ENCRYPTION BILL THAN EARN IT. THAT DOESN’T MAKE THE EARN IT BILL OK.

“The Trump 2020 app is a voter surveillance tool of extraordinary power”

Apple is finally making it easy to hide from trackers

My Little Pony Fans Are Ready to Admit They Have a Nazi Problem

How the Virus Won

APPS & DOODADS

TikTok launches TikTok For Business for marketers, takes on Snapchat with new AR ads

BRIC-A-BRAC

25 Stats That Will Change The Way You View Fictional Worlds

A “Herd Immunity” Rock Festival Is Happening in July: Static-X, Nonpoint, Dope, and More to Play

Why 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’

The Endangered Internet Archive Is Full of Treasures

Scientists Just Smashed a Speed Record For The World’s Fastest Supercomputer