The Level1 Show December 20 2022: CBDCs Are Coming to Town

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Published on 20 Dec 2022, 5:30

0:00 - Intro
1:05 - US adds 36 Chinese companies to trade blacklist
2:14 - FCC Orders Telecoms To Block Scammers Targeting Student Loan Relief
3:35 - SEC Charges Samuel Bankman-Fried with Defrauding Investors in Crypto Asset Trading Platform FTX
3:49 - CFTC piles on with new charges against Bankman-Fried, FTX and Alameda
5:42 - U.S. Justice Dept is split over charging Binance as crypto world falters
6:35 - SEC issues new guidance requiring companies to disclose cryptocurrency risks
7:59 - US Senators Warren, Marshall Introduce Digital Assets Anti-Money Laundering Bill
8:55 - New York financial regulator issues cryptocurrency guidance for banks
9:52 - Rubio, Gallagher Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ban TikTok
10:48 - Supreme Court asks for Biden administration's views in Google copyright case
12:54 - US Air Force launches 1st operational hypersonic missile
13:55 - Prosecutors charge 6 people for allegedly waging massive DDoS attacks
15:04 - U.S., Europe Need Grand Bargain on Chips and EVs to Counter China
15:59 - EU confirms draft decision on replacement US data transfer pact
16:37 - Microsoft seeks to settle EU antitrust concerns over Teams
17:39 - UK to Consult on Central Bank Digital Currency in Coming Weeks
18:34 - Dutch chip equipment maker ASML's CEO questions U.S. export rules on China
20:46 - Swiss Data Protection Commissioner Orders Government To Publicly Release Surveillance Tech Export Licenses
22:12 - Google must delete search results about you if they’re fake, EU court rules
23:11 - Rules on liquids and laptops to be eased at UK airports from June 2024
23:57 - China hits back at US chip sanctions with WTO dispute
24:27 - China readying $143 billion package for its chip firms in face of U.S. curbs
25:31 - China bans deepfakes created without permission or for evil
26:04 - Japan, the Netherlands back U.S. sanctions on China's chip, tech sectors
26:51 - India doesn’t plan to limit play time for online game usage
27:42 - Indonesia’s new criminal code bans online insults of the president
28:27 - Genome sequencing trial to test benefits of identifying genetic diseases at birth
29:02 - Microsoft digital certificates have once again been abused to sign malware
29:25 - NSA says Chinese hackers are exploiting a zero-day bug in popular networking gear
29:50 - Apple fixes ‘actively exploited’ zero-day security vulnerability affecting most iPhones
30:27 - FBI’s Vetted Info Sharing Network ‘InfraGard’ Hacked
31:21 - Xnspy stalkerware spied on thousands of iPhones and Android devices
31:58 - Stalking victims sue Apple over AirTag tracking
32:58 - Raspberry Pi Hired An Ex-Cop And People Are Pissed
33:48 - GPS Signals Are Being Disrupted in Russian Cities


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