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How is the Internet Managed?

There is no single body that manages the internet. There are so many entities involved in the provision of...

Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer as it seeks edge in browser war

Reuters, May 20, 2021 Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is pulling the plug on its once omnipresent browser, Internet Explorer, next year as it...

Government offers discounts for high-speed internet. Here’s who’s eligible and how to sign up

PUBLISHED THU, MAY 13 2021Kate Dore, cnbc.com The government wants to cover high-speed internet for millions of low-income Americans.   The $3.2...

The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?

Scott Shackelford, Indiana UniversityApril 26, 2021 The FBI has the authority right now to access privately owned computers without their...

WHY COMPUTERS WILL LIKELY NEVER PERFORM ABDUCTIVE INFERENCES

As Erik Larson points out in The Myth of Artificial Intelligence, what computers “know” must be painstakingly programmed WILLIAM A....

Is the link between internet adoption and broadband pricing overstated?

by Doug Brake, Alexandra Bruer. Originally published on Policy OptionsApril 16, 2021 Broadband internet access offers a powerful tool –...

How digital literacy can help close the digital divide

by Kara Brisson-Boivin, Samantha McAleese. Originally published on Policy OptionsApril 13, 2021 Everything from education and work to health care,...

Mississippi broadband internet expansion ‘pedal to the metal’ as federal money flows

Geoff Pender, mississippitoday.orgApril 8, 2021 The state Public Service Commission this week has awarded $268 million to local electric cooperatives...

Covid Put Remote Abortion to the Test. Supporters Say It Passed.

April 5, 2021 by Rebecca Grant Last summer, Cindy Adam and Lauren Dubey received the news they had hoped for,...

AI-Powered Content Filtering Adds New Protection Powers

Recent innovations give content filtering greater impact and broader use in improving student learning and engagement overall for schools. by...