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Back from the pocket universe

November 18, 2020 Javvad Malik, Scott Terban Season 2 Episode 4
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Back from the pocket universe
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The State Sponsored Podcast
Back from the pocket universe
Nov 18, 2020 Season 2 Episode 4
Javvad Malik, Scott Terban

The good doctors are back to discuss the most pressing issues. 

Stories in this episode (in addition to the usual banter)

Has Biden actually won the election?
Or was it stolen? Who will drag Trump out kicking and screaming and what damage will he do in the meantime? 

How did the million MAGA march go? https://www.npr.org/2020/11/15/935181031/a-march-without-millions-is-still-a-worrying-sign-of-a-nation-divided

Fake news is here to stay
And the networks that protect them https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN27S35P 

Muslim pro, ain’t very pro muslim

https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqm5x/us-military-location-data-xmode-locate-x

The U.S. military is buying the granular movement data of people around the world, harvested from innocuous-seeming apps, Motherboard has learned. The most popular app among a group Motherboard analyzed connected to this sort of data sale is a Muslim prayer and Quran app that has more than 98 million downloads worldwide. Others include a Muslim dating app, a popular Craigslist app, an app for following storms, and a "level" app that can be used to help, for example, install shelves in a bedroom.


Show Notes

The good doctors are back to discuss the most pressing issues. 

Stories in this episode (in addition to the usual banter)

Has Biden actually won the election?
Or was it stolen? Who will drag Trump out kicking and screaming and what damage will he do in the meantime? 

How did the million MAGA march go? https://www.npr.org/2020/11/15/935181031/a-march-without-millions-is-still-a-worrying-sign-of-a-nation-divided

Fake news is here to stay
And the networks that protect them https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN27S35P 

Muslim pro, ain’t very pro muslim

https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqm5x/us-military-location-data-xmode-locate-x

The U.S. military is buying the granular movement data of people around the world, harvested from innocuous-seeming apps, Motherboard has learned. The most popular app among a group Motherboard analyzed connected to this sort of data sale is a Muslim prayer and Quran app that has more than 98 million downloads worldwide. Others include a Muslim dating app, a popular Craigslist app, an app for following storms, and a "level" app that can be used to help, for example, install shelves in a bedroom.