Latitude Financial breach puts more Aussies at risk, TikTok faces ban: Vertical Hold ep 422

What new risks does the Latitude Financial leak create for Australians — and are we all suffering from leak fatigue? Meanwhile, ByteDance’s TikTok is one of the world’s biggest apps, but it’s also a huge political mess, with government departments in many countries banning it on their devices — and perhaps looking at banning it outright. Is the clock ticking for TikTok?”
Special guest The Guardian’s Josh Taylor!


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Another day… another data breach? It certainly feels that way, with the Latitude Financial breach now eclipsing previous (sad) records held by Optus and Medibank respectively. But what does this new leak tell us about privacy, what can consumers do and what should governments and responsible businesses be doing with our data?

Speaking of what businesses do with our data, there’s growing concern from Western governments about TikTok. No, they don’t hate dance crazes or kitten videos — but they do have concerns about a Chinese company having quite so much data about phone users. Is the clock ticking for TikTok?

All this plus news dives into NBN’s shift from satellite to wireless, the launch of Apple Music Classical and more with special guest, Josh Taylor from The Guardian Australia!

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