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September 23, 2022, 1:30 PM

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Tripp Mickle / New York Times:
Apple signs a multiyear NFL deal to have Apple Music replace Pepsi as the main sponsor for the Super Bowl halftime show; sources say the NFL was seeking ~$50M  —  Apple's pursuit of an N.F.L. media package has broadened to include a sponsorship of one of TV's most-watched events.
Nelson Wang / CoinDesk:
CFTC fines blockchain protocol bZeroX and its team $250K for illegal off-exchange digital asset trading and files a civil action against its successor, Ooki DAO  —  The commission said bZeroX offered illegal, off-exchange trading of digital assets, and has also filed a civil action against the Ooki Dao.
Jennifer Elias / CNBC:
Leaked audio: at a Google all-hands, Sundar Pichai expressed some annoyance at staff questions about cost cutting, telling them not to “equate fun with money”  —  - Google CEO Sundar Pichai spent much of this week's all-hands meeting addressing employee concerns about company cost-cutting measures.
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Ex-Twitter staffer Anika Collier Navaroli reveals herself as the whistleblower who testified to the January 6 committee about Twitter's failure to curb Trump  —  In an exclusive interview with The Washington Post, a former Twitter official explains what motivated her startling Jan. 6 committee testimony
Nicholas Quah / Vulture:
A look at the crowded podcast market, where competition has made almost everything in the business more difficult, and some say no one is taking creative risks  —  It's been ages since the last blockbuster narrative show.  What does that mean for the medium as an art form?
New York Times:
A look at Germany's hate speech laws, more restrictive than other Western countries, as 1,000+ are charged or punished since 2018 for online speech crimes  —  Battling far-right extremism, Germany has gone further than any other Western democracy to prosecute individuals for what they say online …
Alice Uribe / Wall Street Journal:
Australian telecom Optus suffers a cyberattack, potentially giving the hacker access to data on up to 9.8M customers, per the CEO; the police are investigating  —  Australian telecoms company says mass breach could have exposed birth dates, phone numbers and other personal data
Wall Street Journal:
Google's Mandiant say it observed four instances of pro-Russian hacktivist groups publishing data within 24 hours of it being stolen by GRU using wiper malware  —  'We have never previously observed such a volume of cyberattacks, variety of threat actors, and coordination of effort …
Morgan Meaker / Wired:
How an 8-year-old Danish kid's YouTube account sparked a nationwide debate on Google's ubiquity in the country's schools and its handling of children's data  —  An 8-year-old's YouTube snafu—and one unlikely parent activist—sparked a nationwide debate on the tech giant's ubiquity and handling of children's data.

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