It’s Only A Paper Moon: NBNCo’s wholesale updates, Facebook pretends to care about you, Area 51 raids and remembering Aron Eisenberg [Episode 308]
Phil Edwards and Andy Blume are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things geek.
This week’s stories:
NBN’s ups and downs
NBN Co floats “up to” gigabit speeds for $80 a month [ITNews]
No ‘Netflix tax’ on way: NBN Co floats new high-speed plan and discounts [The Age]
NBN pricing paper proposes new 100/20, 250/25, and 1000/50Mbps tiers [ZDNet Australia]
Telstra’s eSIM now available
Facebook wants you to think it cares
Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in ongoing privacy investigation [Ars Technica]
Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps from 400 developers over improper data use [The Verge]
Facebook plans launch of its own “Supreme Court” for handling takedown appeals [Ars Technica]
Facebook unveils its plan for oversight board [BBC News]
This is a WiFi 6 certified tech program
Area 51 Raids
AusPost taps into NFC
Vale Aron Eisenberg
Remembering Aron Eisenberg, 1969-2019 [Star Trek/CBS]
The Far Side isn’t so far off…
Disney+ Service Now Taking Pre-Orders [Dark Horizons]
2019 Emmy Awards
The 2019 Emmy Award Winners [Dark Horizons]
Other stuff we mentioned:
It’s Only A Paper Moon (ST:DS9)
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