Twitter Breach of 2020 – Apple News Audio Content, Atlas of Surveillance

• Steve Gibson joins to talk about the unprecedented Twitter hijacking scam that involves a god mode console that only certain employees have access to.
• Rene Ritchie discussed how Apple News is rolling out new features that emphasize local news and audio podcast content.
• A new project called the Atlas of Surveillance attempts to collect and organize surveillance sources from around the US and Dave Maass from the EFF helped spearhead it.
• Twitter is rolling out new API changes for developers to have access to some features that have been exclusive to the official app for some time.
• Librarians are creating digital escape rooms using Google Forms in creative ways to keep students active in learning and reading.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
Guests: Steve Gibson, Rene Ritchie, Dave Maass
Tech News Weekly episode 142
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