TEC021: With app store rules and social media community standards, who decides what constitutes offensive content? Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Andrew Kinstetter, and Pat Scott discuss recent app store removals and their implications. Plus what is a VPN, what is used for, why should you think about getting one, and how to choose?
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Links for this episode:
- Apple removed a teen’s award-winning anti-Trump game “Bad Hombre” because they can’t tell the difference between apps that criticize racism and racist apps / Boing Boing
- Historians take issue with Apple’s Civil War games ban – Los Angeles Times
- The Best VPN Services and Apps of 2019 | Tom’s Guide
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Picks of the Week:
- Fr. Andrew: Oculus Quest
- Pat: Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, TaoTroics ANC Noise Cancelling Earphones with 15 Hour Playtime Aware Mode, Wired Earbuds with Built-in Microphone & Remote, Aware Mode
- Dom: FB Purity Browser extension