Election Tech Policy, Pornhub Wants Tumblr & Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Backlash [Episode 288]

Phil Edwards, Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.

Show Notes:
Election tech policy scorecard [InnovationAus]
2019 Australian Federal Election [Andy Blu.me]
Labor pledges funding for ‘blockchain academy [Computerworld Australia]
Vodafone found hidden ‘backdoors’ in Huawei equipment [The Age]
Instagram and Facebook Ban Far-Right Extremists [The Atlantic]
Facebook is redesigning its core app around the two parts people actually like to use [The Verge]
Streaming is reportedly worse for the environment than physical media [Tone Deaf]
Mozilla releases Firefox 66.0.4 with fix disabled add-ons issue [ZDNet]
Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr from Verizon and make it NSFW again [CBS News]
Inside the sordid world of “Meth Tumblr” [Salon]
Census 2021 digital services handed to PwC, AWS [iTnews]
Samsung thinks millennials want vertical TVs [The Verge]
A man says he accidentally swallowed his AirPod and found that it still worked after passing through his digestive system: ‘The battery was still at 41%’ [Business Insider Australia]
From hospital attendant to the man who played Chewbacca: Peter Mayhew dies [ABC News]
“Sonic” Gets Redesigned Following Backlash [Dark Horizons]
“Endgame” Passes “Titanic” At Box-Office [Dark Horizons]
How much money 6 Marvel superhero actors got paid, including a $75 million salary for Robert Downey Jr. in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ [Business Insider Australia]
“Spider-Man” Spoiler Trailer Coming Monday [Dark Horizons]

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