542: Fresh Cut Fraud
1 November 2023
We've all made mistakes and tried to play dumb, but this week history is being made.
- ⚡ Alby: Your Boost companion for the web — Create an Alby Account to get a lightning wallet for payments wherever you go.
- 🎉 Coder Radio on the Podcastindex.org — Boost from the Web. Once you have Alby topped off, you can Boost from our page on the Podcast Index.
- Sam Bankman-Fried repeatedly told to “stop talking” during rambling testimony — FTX co-founder scolded for making up his own definition of market manipulation.
- Sam Bankman-Fried is going to talk himself right into jail — Somehow, the least suspicious parts of his defense are the 288 auto-deleting Signal conversations.
- In the end, the FTX trial was about the friends screwed along the way — The prosecution’s case against Sam Bankman-Fried had a lot of collateral damage.
- Android 14 breaks storage on some devices — The storage problem takes effect if the user, before installing Android 14, had multiple profiles on the device.
- Google readies Pixel update to fix Android 14 storage access issue — Depending on the device, this issue can result in the primary user being unable to access media storage. Alternatively, the issue can reboot the device with a “Factory data reset” message. If this message is accepted, data that is not backed up can be lost, and if it is declined, the device repeatedly reboots with the “Pixel is starting” message.
- Android 14 review: There’s always next year
- European Parliament adopts final position on EU Commission’s CSAM (ChatControl) Proposal : privacy — There will be no mass surveillance of digital communications. The EU Parliament instead propose that surveillance will be limited to targeted surveillance of individuals and groups reasonably suspected of dissemination of CSAM and will only be permitted with a judicial warrant.
- The UK’s controversial Online Safety Bill finally becomes law
- [“Fuck you, we’re not paying”: inside Unity’s Runtime Fee fiasco](https://mobilegamer.biz/fuck-you-were-not-paying-inside-unitys-runtime-fee-fiasco/ ““Fuck you, we’re not paying”: inside Unity’s Runtime Fee fiasco”) — One Unity insider told us that a major mobile game publisher – and one of Unity’s biggest clients – met with John Riccitiello himself days after the first Runtime Fee policy was announced. They told him, in the words of our source: “Fuck you, we’re not paying.”