WBT Charlotte's Most Beloved John Hancock joins Bo Thompson in studio talking about the Winter Olympics, the U.S. jobs report showing better-than-expected results, a Big Weekend events roundup, and Dolly Parton gets nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Our cybersecurity expert Theresa Payton joins Bo Thompson in studio talking about the benefits and unintended consequences of using tile and air tag tracker technology, legacy planning for social media accounts, defending your privacy against key-logging hackers, security considerations in connection with the wildly popular Wordle game, a warning to U.S. athletes about taking their own technology to the Winter Olympics in Beijing, and 3G wireless networks coming to an end.
"People used to watch the Olympics on traditional news networks on the TV," said Payton. "Now, they're watching on their computers, phones and tablets and it's not as obvious to see that someone is offering you a free way to watch the Olympics. They're there trying to get your personal information, if you do that."
According to the department's website, the "Level 4: Do Not Travel" advisory has been issued prior to international countries with extremely high levels of widespread outbreaks. Japan has also restricted US citizens since the start of the pandemic with "very few exceptions" on entrance into the country.
The committee also said Athletes who plan to violate the rule could face punishment and would review such violations on a "case-by-case" basis. This will be the first Olympic games since last year's rise of the BLM message around the world.
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