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US and More Than 55 Other Countries Pledge to Keep an Open Internet

US and More Than 55 Other Countries Pledge to Keep an Open Internet

The United States and more than 55 other governments have pledged to reinforce democracy online by agreeing not to shut down access to the internet, use algorithms to illegally spy on citizens or run misinformation campaigns to undermine elections, the White House said on Thursday. The governments said they would not block or limit the …

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Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure

Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure

Russian flag flies with the Spasskaya Tower of Moscow’s Kremlin in the background in Moscow, Russia February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, May 2 (Reuters) – Russia has rerouted internet traffic in the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson through Russian communications infrastructure, the internet service disruption …

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Amazon takes on SpaceX in the satellite internet with Project Kuiper

Amazon takes on SpaceX in the satellite internet with Project Kuiper

Amazon has a plan to deliver internet from space using 3,236 small satellites in low Earth orbit. It’s called Project Kuiper. In April, the company signed a multibillion-dollar contract — the largest rocket deal in the history of the commercial space industry — for launches of its Kuiper satellites with three different entities: Jeff Bezos’s …

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David Walden, Computer Scientist at Dawn of Internet, Dies at 79

David Walden, Computer Scientist at Dawn of Internet, Dies at 79

Mr. Walden eventually enrolled at San Francisco State College (now University) and received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1964. His interest in computing grew from a course he took in numerical analysis that involved working on an IBM computer. After college, he went to work for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory as …

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Mayor's executive committee nixes plan to bring affordable high-speed internet to Toronto

Mayor’s executive committee nixes plan to bring affordable high-speed internet to Toronto

A plan to create a “city-owned high-speed municipal broadband network” that would have made affordable internet access for low-income Torontonians won’t be going to council next week after Mayor John Tory’s executive committee voted it down on Wednesday. The committee unanimously approved a revised plan for the city program known as ConnectTO, which will go …

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Johnny Depp Won the Internet, but He May Not Have Charmed the Jury

Johnny Depp Won the Internet, but He May Not Have Charmed the Jury

There’s no doubt Johnny Depp has the internet’s support in his defamation trial against Amber Heard. However, the same may not be said of a jury. While Depp’s fans online revel in his sarcasm and laughter, to a swear, it may not be so charming. loading Something is loading. The internet has swayed immeasurably in …

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The many faces of Internet star Emma Chamberlain

The many faces of Internet star Emma Chamberlain

This article first appeared in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, the leading fashion glossy on the best of style, beauty, design, travel and the arts. Go to harpersbazaar.com.sg and follow @harpersbazaarsg on Instagram; harpersbazaarsingapore on Facebook. The May 2022 issue is out on newsstands now. SINGAPORE – Whether Emma Chamberlain is reviewing vegan fast food, prepping for …

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Open Internet Victory as Telecom Giants Give Up Net Neutrality Fight in California

Open Internet Victory as Telecom Giants Give Up Net Neutrality Fight in California

Associations representing the telecommunications industry on Wednesday dropped their legal fight to block California’s “gold standard” net neutrality law following a string of losses in federal courts. “With this victory, we’ve secured a free and open internet for California’s 40 million residents once and for all.” The stipulation of dismissal was filed in the US …

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Residential Fiber-to-the-Home Internet Franchise Agreement Takes Another Step Forward

Residential Fiber-to-the-Home Internet Franchise Agreement Takes Another Step Forward

ROCK SPRINGS — An ordinance allowing a company to create a franchise agreement with the City of Rock Springs to provide residential fiber-to-the-home internet took another step forward at the City Council meeting last night. The Council read an ordinance creating Article 11-11 “Clarity Telecom, LLC, (Vast Broadband) Franchise” within Chapter XI, Franchises and Right …

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