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Iraq Shuts Down Internet Access As Mass Protests Turn Violent
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dryriver shares a report from Euronews: Iraq’s government shut off internet access, imposed curfews and deployed elite forces to secure key facilities on Wednesday amid widespread protests aimed at toppling the country’s regime. Five people were killed and more than 200 were wounded in the largest display of public anger against Prime Minister Adel Abdul […]

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Google reportedly under antitrust scrutiny for new internet encryption protocol     – CNET
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New standard aims to improve security and privacy by encrypting internet traffic.

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Internet Sector Contributes $2.1 Trillion To US Economy, Industry Group Says
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The rapidly growing internet sector accounted for $2.1 trillion of the U.S. economy in 2018, or about 10% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), an industry group said on Thursday. From a report: The Internet Association, a group representing Amazon.com, Facebook, Alphabet, Twitter, Uber and many other firms, released its estimate as the tech […]

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How to Solve “Facebook Images Not Loading” Problem?
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Are no images appearing on Facebook? If yes, then you have come to the right place. In this article, you will find out how to fix this issue. There are several reasons why images are not showing up on your Facebook account. This problem is noticed in the web browsers and even on the Android […]

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Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet
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If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medical data of some 5 million patients in the US is easily o…

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The Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association warns that restricting online access would be ruinous for the region
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After Hong Kong’s leader suggested she may invoke emergency powers that could potentially include limiting Internet access, one of city’s biggest industry groups warned that “any such restrictions, however slight originally, would start the end of the open Internet of Hong Kong.” While talking to reporters on Tuesday, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam suggested […]

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How to Fix Mobile Data Not Working Issue in Galaxy Note 8
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Unable to access the internet through mobile data on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 device? Although, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is just as awesome as other Samsung’s high range Note Smartphones. But lastly, it’s a machine which can have a problem anytime. Several Note 8 users found that they are not able to use internet […]

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Comcast’s $10 internet plan opens up to all low-income and disabled Americans
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Low-income families face the same issues the luckier among us do when it comes to getting broadband: few options and fewer still that are affordable. Comcast, though simultaneously the source of many of these issues, has a good program for anyone facing financial hardship, and several new groups now qualify for $10 connectivity. The “Internet […]

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Comcast Expands Low-Income Internet Program
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Comcast announced today its largest-ever eligibility expansion for Internet Essentials, the cable giant’s program that subsidizes basic broadband service and low-cost computers to help increase adoption for low-income households in the cities Comcast serves. From a report: The program, which began 8 years ago with the merger of Comcast and NBCUniversal, will now be open […]

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