How will Elon Musk change Twitter? Are Aussies too willing to give away private data online? Vertical Hold Ep 376

What will Elon Musk buying Twitter mean for the rapid-fire social network? Why do Aussies feel like they get “trapped” into handing over their private data online? Special guest Australian Financial Review tech editor Paul Smith!


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There’s no bigger story than Elon Musk’s buyout of Twitter this week — it touches on everything in tech from finance to security to privacy to social media and plenty more besides.

We sat down with Paul Smith from the Australian Financial Review to talk about the Twitter deal, as well as new research that suggests that Australians feel trapped into giving away their privacy — and in some cases, admitting to crimes, amazingly — simply by using online services every day.

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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia’s leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. About/Contact us