479: Apple's Mob Move
479: Apple's Mob Move
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New leaks reveal how hollow Apple's claims of fighting for user privacy are. We discuss their scheme to monetize the downturn.

Plus, why we've never seen an App blow it as severely as Telegram is right now, and Electron's Flash moment.

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test test. I think I still prefer overcast. but I like the idea of supporting the network without a monthly commitment
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