TikTok’s back (in Pakistan); China’s law fighting addiction in kids; living with influencers; Instagram EU probe; about Biden’s hard drive; Facebook really quashing left-leaning stories; relocating while working remotely & your salary; YouTube fighting conspiracy theories, again; BA hit with biggest-ever fine; Barnes & Noble data breach; Chinese hackers & McAfee; Sandworm; Google Chrome “bug”/feature; iPhones & AirPods Pro; Paperlike; Amazon Explore; streaming payments; Infinite Monkey Cages; I want my Apple TV; feedback.

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Show Notes


Have You Paid a Meal Service Delivery Fee in California Recently?


TikTok is back in Pakistan following ban due to ‘unlawful content’

China’s revamped law bans online services that ‘induce addiction’ in kids

Nightmarish Stories from the Flatmates of Instagram Influencers

Instagram’s handling of kids’ data is now being probed in the EU

What’s Really Going on With Hunter Biden’s Hard Drive? Here’s Everything We Know.

We Are Collectively Losing Touch With Reality and It’s Extremely Obvious

New York Post Published Hunter Biden Report Amid Newsroom Doubts

With Zuck’s Blessing, Facebook Quietly Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report

Here’s What Leaving Silicon Valley Could Mean for Some Tech Workers’ Pay

Managing harmful conspiracy theories on YouTube


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans


EP 164: NERDWATCH 2016!

Rogan Shows on Hold After Positive Test

British Airways hit with UK data watchdog’s biggest-ever fine

Barnes & Noble confirms cyberattack, suspected customer data breach

Chinese hackers impersonated McAfee to attack election campaign staffers

US Indicts Sandworm, Russia’s Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit

Google Chrome retains your site data from Google and YouTube, even when you ask it to cover your tracks

Fake naked photos of thousands of women shared online


Apple Airpods Pro

Reeder 5

This app lets you do custom iOS icons without the Shortcuts app


Amazon Explore Beta


This is how much top 7 music streaming services really pay artists

The Infinite Monkey Cage

When is the James May: Oh Cook release date?

Apple’s New Streaming Channel Is Like Old MTV

Star Trek: Discovery

Emily in Paris

All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur


Heaven’s River: Bobiverse, Book 4 Audible Audiobook by Dennis E. Taylor

Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide by John Cleese

David Tennant Does A Podcast With… Neil Gaiman


New Yorker Suspends Jeffrey Toobin for Zoom Dick Incident

Rapper Scams $1.2M in COVID-19 Relief, Gloats with ‘EDD’ Video


How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

NH To Challenge MA Taxation of NH Remote Workers In US Supreme Court

Windows 10 emergency update: US government just issued warning


Security Analytics and Intelligence: Zeek Log Reconnaissance with Network Graphs Using Maltego Casefile

From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S. health care

Proprietary Grapes Come With Draconian End User License Agreement

Sony will let PS5 owners record their voice chats and snitch on fellow players

New Zealand deputy PM tells off Covid conspiracy theorist: ‘Sorry sunshine, wrong place’

Twitter suspends Trump campaign page after post about Biden

Hilarity Ensues After Software Used By Virtual Paleontology Conference Bans The Word “Bone”