Bringing high-speed internet access to more of rural America is a policy goal that’s popular among Republicans and Democrats alike.
Well more than 1 million public comments on the Federal Communications Commission’s effort to roll back Obama-era net neutrality rules came from fake email addresses outside the U.S., according to a conservative-leaning think tank’s forensic analysis released July 17.
Geolocation data—the information that tags your real-world location when you are dallying in cyberspace—is essential for many mobile applications. It allows people to ride-share via Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., hunt augmented-reality beasts in Niantic Inc.’s Pokemon GO, and find the closest (but also most awesome) taco place using Yelp Corp.’s app. But giving away location information concerns some consumers worried about their privacy and security.
Every Girl Scout remembers receiving her first badge and now, thanks to a partnership between Girl Scouts of the USA, and network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks Inc., girls will have the opportunity to work for cybersecurity badges.
Stakeholders are hopeful that the Trump administration will champion internet civil liberties amid increased pressures such as trade issues and rising cybersecurity threats.