The Level1 Show May 23 2023: Big Spy Country

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Published on 23 May 2023, 4:30

0:00 - Intro
1:03 - Supreme Court avoids ruling on law shielding internet companies from being sued for what users post
2:57 - Montana to become first US state to ban TikTok
4:18 - Google to pay $8M settlement for “lying to Texans,” state AG says
5:24 - Biden Administration 'Crypto Tsar' Says DOJ will Target Digital Asset Exchange Platforms
7:00 - 3 companies to pay $615,000 in NY attorney general investigation over faked net neutrality comments
10:12 - Biden intends to nominate Anna Gomez for FCC vacant commissioner seat
11:37 - US Chamber of Commerce Slams SEC, Backs Coinbase in Legal Fight
12:28 - SEC Responds to Coinbase Request For Action: 'No'
13:52 - The IRS is working on software to allow taxpayers to file online
15:30 - Congress moves to preserve AM radio in cars
16:41 - DOJ charges ex-Apple engineer with theft of tech for China
17:23 - Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes must report to prison May 30
18:29 - Russian National Charged with Ransomware Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure
19:45 - U.S. to make tech hubs in middle America with $500 million investment
21:25 - EU states approve world's first comprehensive crypto rules
22:58 - Microsoft wins EU antitrust approval for Activision deal vetoed by UK
24:53 - Italy allocates funds to shield workers from AI replacement threat
26:42 - The European Union's Crypto Tax Plans Include Non-Fungible Tokens, Foreign Companies, Draft Text Shows
27:37 - France opens investigation into Apple over alleged 'planned obsolescence' for smartphones
28:29 - Netflix Takes Aim at Account Sharing: Implications for UK Telecom Bundles
30:10 - AWS to invest $12.7 billion in India
30:36 - India spends $2.1 billion to lure laptop makers
33:32 - China says ready to 'smash' Taiwan self-rule as US prepares major arms package, sends advisers
34:52 - Nigerian telcos get approval to disconnect banks for USSD debt
36:07 - Your DNA Can Now Be Pulled From Thin Air. Privacy Experts Are Worried
37:48 - Malware turns home routers into proxies for Chinese state-sponsored hackers
39:01 - Telly, the ‘free’ smart TV with ads, has privacy policy red flags
41:23 - Wemo won’t fix Smart Plug vulnerability allowing remote operation
42:29 - Re-Victimization from Police-Auctioned Cell Phones
43:49 - Microsoft is scanning the inside of password-protected zip files for malware
45:21 - Microsoft Azure VMs Hijacked in Cloud Cyberattack
46:23 - TSA is testing facial recognition at more airports, raising privacy concerns
47:19 - Discord discloses data breach after support agent got hacked
48:46 - Toyota Japan exposed millions of vehicles’ location data for a decade


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