TWiT 780: The Great Firewall of America - Twitter Hack, Tik Tok hysteria, World Emoji Day July 20, 2020

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This Week in Tech (Video) * Here's how the Twitter hack happened * Tik Tok hysteria - xenophobia or common sense? * EARN IT and LAED acts want to eliminate encryption * Cloudflare outage takes down a huge swath of the internet * "Master," "Slave," "Blacklist" terms on the outs at Apple, Linux, and others * Trump expands the CIA's cyberwarfare authority * Google spends $10 billion on India, half of that in Jio * Amazon Dash Cart checks your groceries out for you * World Emoji Day celebrates the new Emoji coming in 2020 * Who is "Kirk," the …



  • Here's how the Twitter hack happened
    • Tik Tok hysteria - xenophobia or common sense?
    • EARN IT and LAED acts want to eliminate encryption
    • Cloudflare outage takes down a huge swath of the internet
    • "Master," "Slave," "Blacklist" terms on the outs at Apple, Linux, and others
    • Trump expands the CIA's cyberwarfare authority
    • Google spends $10 billion on India, half of that in Jio
    • Amazon Dash Cart checks your groceries out for you
    • World Emoji Day celebrates the new Emoji coming in 2020
    • Who is "Kirk," the person behind the Twitter hack? How long have they had access?
    • What should the response to the Twitter hack be?
    • Instagram's Tik Tok clone Reels launches in August
    • As Tik Tok rises, Quibi falls
    • Google should be pushing contactless payments more
    • Hong Kong VPNs leak user data
    • EU Court shuts down EU - US data transfer agreement
    • Grant Imahara dead at 49

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