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15% Extra – Show 188 – 22 February 2019

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RIP. Stevie the Wonder Dog

Peter Tork dies at the age 77
http://www.petertork.com

Habanero’s Burrito Bar re-opens in Falmouth. A Nation rejoices.

The Worst Possible Version of the EU Copyright Directive Has Sparked a German Uprising
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/worst-possible-version-eu-copyright-directive-has-sparked-german-uprising

European governments approve controversial new copyright law
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/european-governments-approve-controversial-new-copyright-law/

Huawei hasn’t yet fixed its security vulns, says UK’s NCSC overseers
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/ncsc_huawei_security/

You’re on a Huawei to Hell, US Sec State Pompeo warns allies: Buy Beijing’s boxes, no more intelligence for you
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/21/no_intel_for_huawei/

Bored bloke takes control of British Army ‘psyops’ unit’s Twitter
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/21/77_brigade_twitter_account_hacked/

Facebook VPN that snoops on users is pulled from Android store
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1462563

Nasty code-execution bug in WinRAR threatened millions of users for 14 years
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1459831

Google Play apps with >10 million installs drain batteries, jack up data charges
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1461745

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes
https://arstechnica.com/?p=1459215

WWW = Woeful, er, winternet wendering? CERN browser rebuilt after 30 years barely recognizes modern web
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/19/cern_browser_reawakened/