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    Watch Out for “Free” Wi-Fi Options

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau A few weeks ago, I was flying home to San Diego from Oakland. While waiting at my gate, I noticed a free Wi-Fi option next to the paid option that I had used on previous trips. As someone who loves a good...
  • The FCC has proposed undoing regulations for internet service providers, a move some say could dismantle net-neutrality rules. Photo Credit: Maria Merkulova/Free Press

    Net Neutrality Backers: Don’t ‘Delete’ Open Internet Rules

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PORTLAND, Ore. – Internet users are asking the Federal Communications Commission not to hit “undo” on net neutrality this week, with a day of action to save the Internet, which took place Wednesday July 12, 2017. Even companies such as Facebook, Amazon and Google...
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    Cómo proteger su identidad

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau La posibilidad de que mi identidad sea robada es algo que me preocupa con frecuencia, es un concepto espantoso. Pero en realidad, ¿qué es, y cómo puedo protegerme? Simplemente, el robo de identidad es el uso no autorizado de la identidad de...
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    Internet Privacy 2017 | What You Need to Know

    Shelly Palmer There has never been a reasonable expectation of online privacy, and there never will be. Regardless of what you may have recently heard about joint resolutions or nullifications, nothing has changed. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have always had the right to use your data as they see...
  • One priority for the National Rural Assembly is better Internet access in rural America. (Max Kohler/iStockphoto)

    Advocates Push for Better Internet, More Opportunity for Kids

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than half of rural America doesn’t have broadband service, and often, little or no access to the Internet at all, so rural advocates are issuing a call to action. The National Rural Assembly said its highest priorities for small-town America...
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    Free WiFi for East Side Union High

    San José, Calif. – The San José City Council authorized the pilot deployment of a free WiFi network serving East Side Union High School District (ESUHSD) families on Tuesday, September 20. The project is the result of a partnership between the city and district, with the goal of connecting more...
  • Comcast Internet Essentials five-year program announcement with representatives from San Francisco State University and the City of San Francisco, hosted by Comcast NBC Universal at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday September 12, 2016. Photo Courtesy: Beck Diefenbach

    California es el Estado #1 en Cerrar la Brecha Digital

    Livermore, CA El Lunes Septiembre 12, 2016 Comcast anuncio que California es el estado número uno en cerrar la brecha digital en familias de bajos recursos. Casi 115,000 familias, o casi 460,000 californianos, se han inscrito al aclamado programa Internet Essentials. Otros estados con una alta población latina se...
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    The Video Selfie That Changed the World

    Shelly Palmer Today, there are over 2 billion ordinary people carrying social network–connected video cameras. Notwithstanding what you’re hearing from talking heads on TV, this is not new news. The number of smartphones is racing toward 3 billion, and the trajectory and pace of this technological change are well...
  • A win in federal court for consumers, say advocates of net neutrality. (Greg Stotelmyer)

    Federal Court Backs FCC’s

    Greg Stotelmyer / California News Service WHITESBURG, Ky. – A federal court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to treat the Internet like a utility – a victory for consumers say advocates of net neutrality. The 2-to-1 ruling came Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C....