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This article makes the case for Congress to redefine broadband as having a minimum speed of 100/100 Mbps. The authors argue that these and faster symmetrical speeds, reachable only by fiber deployment, are best suited to meet future consumer demands.
This resource explains the impact of the new California legislation S.B. 4 and A.B. 14, which allow local cities and counties to access infrastructure dollars along with empowering local private entities, rather than depending on private multi-national entities which, the EFF argues, are not willing to make the needed generational investment into infrastructure in most areas of the state.
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.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation argues that fiber is the best option for last-mile infrastructure, contrasting it with coaxial cable and wireless last-mile infrastructure. It explains concepts like bandwidth, latency, channel capacity, and noise.
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