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Episode 182: COVID-19 Privacy

Google & Apple have released their answer to contact tracing and for once it seems like they may be taking the side of their users! Microsoft is adding GUI support for Linux apps on Windows and Linus has switched to team red!

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  • Sites like Google Drive and the Internet Archive have hosted misinformation about covid-19 - The Washington Post
  • Google Drive takes down user’s personal copy of Judy Mikovits' Plandemic after it was flagged by The Washington Post
  • Microsoft is bringing Linux GUI apps to Windows 10 - The Verge
  • How Google and Apple outflanked governments in the race to build coronavirus apps – POLITICO — Google and Apple announced on April 10 they had partnered on software which would allow government-backed apps to trace potential infections even while running in the background of people's smartphones. The approach relied on data remaining, for the most part, on people's devices. Both companies refused to open their technology to governments pushing for centralized data storage, a strategy they considered vulnerable to state snooping.
  • Apple and Google’s covid-tracing tech has been released to 23 countries | MIT Technology Review
  • Linux-Kernel Archive: Linux 5.7-rc7


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