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S5:E8 - WhatsApp: The Not-So-Private Privacy App, Prohibitory Automated Resume Filters, and Some Updates About Apple

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In this episode, we have updates about more Apple App Store drama, and Apple’s planned surveillance features to battle child sexual abuse material. Then we speak with Lydia X. Z. Brown, attorney, disability justice activist and policy counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology, about a study that found that automated resume filter tools exclude millions from jobs, including those with disabilities. And then we speak with Craig Silverman, reporter at Propublica, about an investigative piece he co-authored that details how Facebook undermines its privacy promises on WhatsApp. Show Notes Scout APM (DevNews) (sponsor) CodeLand (sponsor) Japan Fair Trade Commission closes App Store investigation Apple: Expanded Protections for Children Hidden Workers: Untapped Talent How Opaque Personality Tests Can Stop Disabled People from Getting Hired Report – Algorithm-driven Hiring Tools: Innovative Recruitment or Expedited Disability Discrimination? How Facebook Undermines Privacy Protections for Its 2 Billion WhatsApp Users

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