Platform hack, circular objects and the revenge of Flippy the robot + this day in history w/the Lillehammer affair and our song of the day by Moby w/D.H. Peligro on your Morning Monarchy for July 21, 2020.
Is Twitter Hiding A Screenshot Of Its Trend And Search Blacklist Tools?
Platform hack reveals a tool that can manually blacklist users (Audio)
“Zero Logs” Company UFO VPN Exposes Millions Of User Logs
With a single wiretap, police collected 9.2 million text messages
Facebook, Whatsapp Get Federal Court Go-Ahead To Sue Israeli Surveillance Firm #NSO In Malware Exploit Case
Google faces $5 BILLION lawsuit over tracking users’ activities even in ‘private’ mode
Couple under house arrest after testing positive for #COVID-19
Bank Of England Governor Signals Central Bank Digital Currency Is Coming
Astronomers Discover Four Never-Before-Seen Circular Radio Objects in Deep Space
Four Mysterious Unidentified Circular Objects Discovered In Space (Audio)
Yukimaru the drone dog flies over Oji town in Nara, Japan, where he’s the mascot.
I hope he ends up like Flying Pig
Android government worker ‘knows’ exactly how to help you!
Demand for robot cooks rises as kitchens combat COVID-19 // White Castle testing ‘Flippy’ kitchen robot to reduce human contact during COVID-19
Flippy the burger-cooking robot has a cousin with a White Castle gig (Audio)
#ThisDayInHistory: #July21 w/Mossad agents kill a waiter in 1973 whom they mistakenly thought was involved in the previous year’s Munich Olympics Massacre. (Audio)
+ #Scopes monkey trial ends, Stauffenberg whacked, #AtomsForPeace, #MoonMaiden, #BloodyFriday, #AppetiteForDestruction, @alyankovic’s #UHF, #HelloNasty tour starts, the other 2005 London bombings
Flashback: Econocrash Updates: Competing Currencies & Scary Graphs // Video: Competing currency being accepted in Michigan // Half of US have less than $2k banked for ‘retirement’ // Markets dive as Bernanke speaks // Goldman pays largest bank fine in history – makes it back in a day // Obama signs ‘sweeping financial overhaul’ into law // The scariest unemployment graph I’ve seen yet // US financial bailout figure hits $3.7t // Prominent hedge fund manager’s Idaho ranch: “It would be a place you could hole up in” // ‘Darth Vader’ robs NY bank (Jul. 21, 2010)
Flashback: Google’s Wi-Spying & Intel Ties Prompt Call for Congressional Hearing // Consumer watchdog wants hearings on Google’s ties to CIA/NSA //
+ #ErnestHemingway, #MarshallMcLuhan, #DonKnotts, #JanetReno, #KimFowley, #JohnNegroponte, #PaulWellstone, #KenStarr, @RealJonLovitz, #CharlotteGainsbourg, #DamianMarley, MM’er ASTRO birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: Moby (@TheLittleIdiot) – “Power Is Taken” (w/D.H. Peligro) (Audio)