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Lifeline Data and the Digital Divide

The FCC recently approved moving forward with the process of establishing a low-income subsidy for landline data service. The target subsidy they have set is payment of $9.25 per month towards the broadband bill of qualifying households. 600 more words

Regulation - What Is It Good For?

Is the Quantified Self in Control?

In this blog, I reflect on the notion of control within the realm of the quantified self by exploring the roles of citizens, commercial firms and governments. 536 more words

Privacy

Senator Klobuchar hosts public meeting on call completion: July 1 in East Grand Forks

Earlier this week at the MSBA meeting I heard that legislators (and others) need to learn more about how the technology works. Here’s a great opportunity – and it’s open to the public. 172 more words

MN

Good enough for NY broadband? Then maybe MN should try it!

I loved the following idea- the NYC Broadband Bold Ideas. The Blandin Broadband Communities initiative is similar – get people in the community to propose projects. 128 more words

Funding

Donald C. Welch III reblogged this on The Frontier and commented:

Fascinating initiative in New York City.

Google's Next Moonshot: Lining City Streets With Wi-Fi Hubs

  • Today, Sidewalk Labs announced it would be leading the acquisition of two companies behind New York City’s LinkNYC initiative, an ongoing plan to convert old pay phones into free public Wi-Fi hubs.
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Business

Google's Next Moonshot: Lining City Streets With Wi-Fi Hubs

  • Today, Sidewalk Labs announced it would be leading the acquisition of two companies behind New York City’s LinkNYC initiative, an ongoing plan to convert old pay phones into free public Wi-Fi hubs.
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Business

Digital Divide: Problems with History

“Every one of these places is a problem with history,” Dr. Allan Comp tells me as I sit in my tiny Bushwick apartment sweating from the heat and from interviewing someone with an official Washington DC office number. 784 more words

Digital Divide