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Earthquakes Pose a Serious Risk to Internet, Cellular Infrastructure - Government Technology


Government Technology

Earthquakes Pose a Serious Risk to Internet, Cellular Infrastructure
Government Technology
Twenty-eight years ago Tuesday, the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta Earthquake did major damage to the Bay Area — albeit at a time when the internet was not prevalent. And this month we have seen ravaging wildfires in the North Bay wipe out smartphone and ...

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USA Liberty Act Won't Fix What's Most Broken with NSA Internet Surveillance - EFF


USA Liberty Act Won't Fix What's Most Broken with NSA Internet Surveillance
EFF
A key legal linchpin for the National Security Agency's vast Internet surveillance program is scheduled to disappear in under 90 days. Section 702 of FISA—enacted in 2008 with little public awareness about the scope and power of the NSA's surveillance ...

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Democrats promote internet access, but affordability is the big issue - The Hill


The Hill

Democrats promote internet access, but affordability is the big issue
The Hill
Senate Democrats recently released the newest component of their economic agenda, A Better Deal: Universal High Speed Internet, focusing on the need for better internet access for all Americans, particularly those in rural America who have long lacked ...

Internet lights up as Trump locks arms with Mitch McConnell after their impromptu press conference - Business Insider


Business Insider

Internet lights up as Trump locks arms with Mitch McConnell after their impromptu press conference
Business Insider
President Donald Trump saved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from an apparent fall by locking arms with him following a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday, and the internet loved it. As the president and veteran ...

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As U.S. Confronts Internet's Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated ... - New York Times


New York Times

As U.S. Confronts Internet's Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated ...
New York Times
An internet cafe in Beijing. In the weeks leading up to the major party congress that opens on Wednesday, the country's internet regulator, the Cyberspace ...
German Ambassador Warns That Internet Controls Could Harm Companies, Isolate China U.S. News & World Report

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The search for painless Internet privacy gets another boost with ... - Ars Technica


Ars Technica

The search for painless Internet privacy gets another boost with ...
Ars Technica
InvizBox, a small Irish company focused on building Wi-Fi routers with built-in Internet privacy, has successfully crowdfunded the next generation of its ...

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Ground Floor: Cedar Rapids internet service provider wants to plug the holes around town - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Ground Floor: Cedar Rapids internet service provider wants to plug the holes around town
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
CEDAR RAPIDS — Aaron Fitzgerald's frustration with his home internet service is what led him to start his new business. When Fitzgerald and his family moved into a new Cedar Rapids subdivision a couple years ago, he was surprised to learn he couldn't ...

Every Internet-Connected Device Should Come With A Warning Label - Co.Design (blog)


Co.Design (blog)

Every Internet-Connected Device Should Come With A Warning Label
Co.Design (blog)
So he took a page from the graphic warnings on cigarettes packages in his Australian homeland and designed labels to be placed on the packaging of a variety of internet-connected hardware: Interactive bears, pet feeding devices, electric cars ...

Internet Addiction Is A Real Thing, And These Signs Can Help You Detect It - BuzzFeed News


BuzzFeed News

Internet Addiction Is A Real Thing, And These Signs Can Help You Detect It
BuzzFeed News
Many medical experts are making the case to recognize internet addiction as a disorder. It's not that you can't be addicted to the internet — there just needs to be a lot more studies until the classification is official. To clear up a few questions ...

The ideological war playing out on China's internet - CNN


CNN

The ideological war playing out on China's internet
CNN
Some experts predict President Xi Jinping will use the meeting to establish a level of control and influence over the Party not seen since Mao Zedong, the strongman founder of the People's Republic. While the internet has always been a key battleground ...

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