TWiG 582: Hipster Antitrust - Section 230 Under Attack, DOJ vs Google, Zoomtopia


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Section 230 Under Attack, DOJ vs Google, Zoomtopia

  • Section 230 is still under attack. Jeffrey Toobin is a perfect example of why we need it.
  • Is there any way we could improve Section 230?
  • Five Eyes and Japan want to end encryption. What other ideas do we need to fight against?
  • Oh, Quibi, we hardly knew ye!
  • Netflix is the new Hollywood
  • Prime Day was bad, but Stacey still bought an Alexa-enabled faucet.
  • 23 and Me was on sale on Prime Day. Anyone find anything interesting about their family tree?
  • San Francisco passes the Caren Act against Racist 911 calls
  • Department of Justice vs Google is clearly a Repubican charade. It is weak. It will fail.
  • In a perfect world, how would we break up Google?
  • The Google Changelog: hum to Google Assistant | Google kills Trusted Contact and Nest Secure | Google Discover Heart | Chrome OS screen recorder | Parallels adds Windows apps on Chromebooks | Alphabet crop-watching robot | Google Chat goes free | Google Assistant might get G Suite | Portrait Light coming to all Pixel Phones | Google tells you where to vote | Free Stadia games
  • AOC on Twitch Playing Among Us
  • Biden Island in Animal Crossing
  • Zoomtopia brings end to end encryption and more
  • There are many wonderful alternatives to Zoom
  • How Zoom will define the new office
  • Jeff Jarvis' Sanitized Office
  • All the upcoming conferences will be virtual
  • Zoom towns growing across the country and the world - where would you move?

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Hank Laporte's Drone Instagram
  • Leo's Tool 2: TSA checkpoint travel numbers for 2020 and 2019
  • Stacey's Thing: Amazon Dot: We don't love the sound or the buttons
  • Stacey's Thing 2: June Oven V3
  • Jeff's Number: 1.3b parcels shipped last year
  • Mike's Stuff: Mover Erase - Mini Whiteboard on the Palm

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Mike Masnick

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