Billionaires in space, Right to Repair, Akamai outage, NSO Spyware
• Amazon’s New World is reportedly bricking RTX 3090 cards.
• Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US says.
• Report Finds Big Telecom Spends $320,000 on Lobbying Every Day.
• The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair.
• iFixit CEO names and shames tech giants for right to repair obstruction.
• Framework | The Framework Laptop is now shipping, and press reviews.
• Alexa finally gets a masculine-sounding voice option.
• ‘Call Her Daddy’ Host Alex Cooper Wants to Have the Biggest Podcast in the World.
• Google pushed a one-character typo to production, bricking Chrome OS devices.
• Akamai DNS outage knocks many major websites and services offline: PSN, Steam, Fidelity, more.
• A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn.
• BritBox Customers Stunned When Billed 100 Times Their Monthly Fee.
• Twitter shares a first look at the ‘big overhaul’ coming to TweetDeck.
• Twitter reveals surprisingly low two-factor auth (2FA) adoption rate.
• Tennessee man died from heart attack after ‘Swatting’ over Twitter handle.
• Elon Musk confirms Tesla will not offer a regular steering wheel on new Model S/X.
• Tesla Full-Self Driving Software Alarms Safety Advocates.
• Pegasus spyware seller: Blame our customers, not us, for hacking.
• Top U.S. Catholic Church official resigns after cellphone data used to track him on Grindr and to gay bars.
• ROUTERS! ROUTERS!! ROUTERS!!!
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Georgia Dow, Owen JJ Stone, Iain Thomson
This Week in Tech episode 833
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