The One About Signal

Episode 138 · June 8th, 2020 · 47 mins 25 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Google has a new Android tool that helps you stay 6 feet away from other people — here’s how to use it
  • Jack Dorsey is giving millions to Colin Kaepernick’s criminal justice group
  • Encrypted Signal app downloads skyrocket amidst nationwide protests
  • Firefox gets picture in picture
  • Snapchat removes Trump account from curated promotional section
  • Lawsuit over online book lending could bankrupt Internet Archive
  • Zoom won’t encrypt free calls because it wants to comply with law enforcement
  • Zoom faces criticism for denying free users e2e encryption
  • Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

Weird and Wacky:

  • Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size 75 shoes
  • Android: Why this photo is bricking some phones

Tech Rec:

  • Sanjay - Plex
  • Adam - WhatsApp

TV/Movie Rec:

  • Sanjay - You’ve Got Mail
  • Adam - OJ Simpson Drama on Netflix <- This is not a historical documentary!

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