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This blog by the NTIA analyzes the data from its Internet Use Survey regarding digital privacy and security concerns in American households, particularly in marginalized or underserved communities, between 2015 and 2019. The author notes that fears about internet-based crime are decreasing even though identity theft cases have been rising.
This amendment to the San Francisco Police Code prohibits owners of multiple occupancy buildings from preventing occupants from choosing their own communications services provider. The ordinance also establishes requirements for providers to access the buildings and creates penalties for owners who do not comply.
In this resource, the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains different attack methods Cell Site Simulators (CSSs) may be capable of, and how those attacks may work, using various academic sources as to the EFF's knowledge no academic or third party entity has been able to procure a CSS device and make publicly available the details of its construction and attacks. The three categories of attacks covered are communication interception, denial of service and service downgrading, and location tracking.
The EFF describes how interoperability can be implemented between services on the internet while maintaining user privacy. Chief proposals include concepts of competitive compatibility, data portability, back-end interoperability, and delegability.
An article that lays out the net neutrality debate to inform readers about its history and future. The piece examines both federal and state regulations over time, as well as the non-governmental proponents and opponents of net neutrality.
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