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Welcome to another episode of the tech for good live podcast, a podcast all about tech being used for social good. Or more likely, tech being used for social bad and how that makes us all really sad.
We are pleased to say that we’ve not been bought by Elon Musk. But Twitter has, we talk about that, it would be weird not to, right?
We also discuss VPN’s, Facebook, harassment and other fun.
Our special guest this week is Amanda Manyame, Digital Law and Rights Consultant at Equality Now. Amanda advises and conducts research on digital laws, policies, human rights and anticipates the legal risks and harms associated with technological innovation.
Links from this episode:
Stat of the week
8/14 of the top VPNs include trackers
How Private Is My VPN? - The Markup
Charity news of the week
White co-founder of No White Saviours accused of misuse of funds and harassment of her black co-founder - Twitter / @lovettejallow
Tech news of the week
Response to Facebook's request to dismiss the $150 billion lawsuit pulls no punches - Twitter / @jason_kint
Nice of the week
Protecting people’s rights in the digital age: a Universal Declaration on Digital Rights - YouTube / Equality Now
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