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The Engadget Podcast Ep 37: Modern Things

On this episode senior editor Chris Velazco and social media manager Evan Rodgers join host Terrence O'Brien for the last ever video edition of The Engadget Podcast. From here on out the show is going audio only, which will allow the show to bring yo…

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YouTube pledges to ‘fix’ Restricted Mode’s LGBTQ+ censorship

After a post by Rowan Ellis, many people recently noticed that YouTube's Restricted Mode filter consistently blocked videos containing LGBTQ+ related content. Despite tweeting that it is supposed to only filter mature content, users tracked down sele…

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YouTube responds to allegations it censored LGBTQ+ videos

YouTube has found itself accused of effectively censoring LGBTQ+ content, and its creators, thanks to its restricted mode. YouTuber Rowan Ellis discovered that the site has been marking videos concerning gender and sexuality as inappropriate content….

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RadiTo podcast app sidesteps Iran’s censorship

Fighting censorship has become an active part of life in the future we live in. To help combat it in Iran, the RadiTo app offers programming from the BBC, Iran's Radio Farda and Radio Zamaneh from Amsterdam. As Wired reports, it's available on Androi…

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March for Science set for April 22nd

That hoped-for protest against President Trump's anti-science policies? It's on. The newly-named March for Science is now slated to take place on April 22nd — appropriately, Earth Day — in both Washington, DC and satellite protests worldwide. The d…

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