This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Oct 13th 2021

This Week in Google 633

Nothing About Me Without Me

Federated Twitter, Section 230 reform, Instagram moral panic
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Cory Doctorow
Category: News
  • Dead letters: Email could be the last federated internet technology — but it isn’t.
  • Facebook shouldn’t be in charge of how you use Facebook.
  • The Moral Panic Engulfing Instagram.
  • Facebook whistleblower to brief Facebook Oversight Board, U.K. parliament.
  • Twitter position paper on protecting the open internet.
  • Why Section 230 'Reform' Effectively Means Section 230 Repeal.
  • Highlights From William Shatner’s Blue Origin Rocket Trip to Space.
  • Rät by Penelope Scott.
  • Samsung announces Unpacked 2 event for Wednesday, Oct 20th, right after Apple and Google.
  • Len Sassaman and Satoshi: a Cypherpunk history.


  • Jeff - UK regulator Ofcom's list of bad words
  • Jeff - How many watched Squid Game
  • Ant - Irish People Blind Test Irish Whisky vs American Whiskey
  • Ant - Hall H Show
  • Ant - All Systems Red

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