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  • ​by Juliana Kenny U.S. and European regulators have struck a deal to replace the Safe Harbor deal that was nullified last year.Personal Tech,amazon,data collection,data retention,Digital Economy,EC,Edward Snowden,european commission,Facebook,Federal Trade Commission,FTC,Google,privacy,privacy advocates,privacy regulation,Safe Harbor,Safe Harbour,transatlantic economy,Juliana Kenny

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    ​by Juliana Kenny A report argues that the internet of things will make the encryption debate somewhat of a moot point.Personal Tech,counter-terrorism,encryption,going dark,Harvard,NSA,privacy,Surveillance,tracking capabilities,Transparency,user data,user privacy,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Feb 01, 2016, 4:37 PM EST
  • A caricature of Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the F.C.C. (Source: DonkeyHotey/flickr.)

    ​by Juliana Kenny The F.C.C.'s approved broadband report has the telecom world up in arms.Personal Tech,2015 Broadband Progress report,broadband,CenturyLink,Comcast,Doug Brake,F.C.C. Tom Wheeler,Federal Communications Commission,fiber networks,internet speeds,ITIF,mobile broadband,rural broadband,USTelecom,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jan 29, 2016, 3:07 PM EST
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    ​by Juliana Kenny An Indonesian telco has blocked the service.Personal Tech,Indonesia,Jakarta,Netflix,Telkom,Telkom Indonesia,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jan 28, 2016, 3:32 PM EST
  • Refugee squat in Berlin. (Source: Montecruz Foto/flickr)

    ​by Juliana Kenny Google continues to donate money to bring web access to refugees in Europe.Personal Tech,Canada,Chromebook,Europe,Germany,Google,internet access,NetHope,Project Reconnect,refugee crisis,refugees,Syria,Toronto,web access,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jan 26, 2016, 4:01 PM EST
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    ​by Juliana Kenny The F.C.C. has received a letter signed by dozens of groups calling for tighter rules for ISPs.Personal Tech,broadband provider,consumer protection,consumer rights,Facebook,Google,internet privacy,Internet service provider,ISPs,Netflix,privacy protection,user privacy,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jan 20, 2016, 4:51 PM EST
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    by Juliana Kenny The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced a lower-frequency, longer-range wi-fi standard.Personal Tech,Internet of Things,smart home,the wi-fi alliance,wi-fi,wireless internet,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Jan 05, 2016, 9:13 AM EST
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    New York City has announced the inception of the installation of its public Wi-Fi hubs.Personal Tech,big data,LinkNYC,New York City,public wi-fi,urban improvement,wi-fi,wireless access,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Dec 29, 2015, 4:00 PM EST
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    All four of the U.S.'s biggest wireless providers have been found guilty of mobile cramming.Personal Tech,AT&T,FCC,Federal Communications Commission,Federal Trade Commission,FTC,mobile cramming,Sprint,T-Mobile,telcos,telecom,U.S. telecom,Verizon,wireless,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Dec 24, 2015, 4:04 PM EST
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    ​by Juliana Kenny An internet advisor to Putin has called bitcoin use a crime.Personal Tech,bitcoin,digital currency,Kremlin,Moscow,Putin,Russia,virtual currency,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Feb 08, 2016, 4:27 PM EST