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Podcast Episode 36: Proposals to Improve WordPress Include WP Notify and Security Backporting Changes

This entry was posted in Podcasts on August 6, 2019 by Kathy Zant   0 Replies

This week, we talk about our corporate trip to DEF CON, the WordPress security team’s proposal to backport security fixes to fewer releases, a new feature proposal called WP Notify that has a number of very positive implications for WordPress users, Cloudflare’s decision to terminate service for 8Chan, and a European court’s ruling that companies using the Facebook “like” button are liable for data collection.

Here are timestamps in case you would like to jump around:
1:18 The Defiant trip to DEF CON
3:05 WordPress Security team proposes backporting fixes to fewer releases
6:58 Feature Proposal: WP Notify
11:52 Cloudflare terminates service for 8Chan
16:05 Sites using Facebook “like” button liable for data

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