We All Make Mistakes: A biologist explains why to correct them
Verizon Trying to Block Community Networks & Schools From ACP Money
For The Record: FOIA and other requests
Deterministic Networking Moving Ahead
Killer study: Two broadband providers results like a monopoly. $100B infra spend endangered
Building towers in new areas the smartest infrastructure subsidy
Net Neutrality is Coming Back. So What Will That Change?
Xi Jinping: China is facing a U.S.-led strategy of “containment, encirclement, and suppression” that poses “severe challenges for China’s development,” https://www.science.org/content/article/china-rolls-out-radical-change-its-research-enterprise
New: in a truly wild hacking spree, two hackers allegedly got access to a highly sensitive U.S. federal law enforcement database that let them look up info on anyone in the country. Used it to dox.
“Doesn’t matter who, nobody is safe,” one hacker wrote.
I didn’t realise there was no fibre to Antarctica – increasingly needed for research data / sensors etc
Various options for the future
Israel’s Cognyte won tender to sell intercept spyware to Myanmar before coup #Cognyte #Meta #VerintSystemsInc #SumitomoCorp #KddiCorp #Spyware #Internet #International #CognyteSpywareDeal https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/israels-cognyte-won-tender-to-sell-intercept-spyware-to-myanmar-before-coup/97016568
Google to SCOTUS: Liability for promoting terrorist videos will ruin the Internet https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2023/01/google-to-scotus-liability-for-promoting-terrorist-videos-will-ruin-the-internet/?utm_brand=arstechnica&utm_source=twitter&utm_social-type=owned&utm_medium=social by @ashleynbelanger
I appreciate this stand by @linakhanFTC. We may disagree about what actions are prohibited by antitrust law, but she’s absolutely right that the agency’s focus is on competition and shouldn’t trade non-enforcement for non-competition-related concessions. https://twitter.com/linakhanFTC/status/1606000883249995776
TikTok stated in October that its app has never been used to target U.S. journalists.
That claim was false.
Today, TikTok admitted that ByteDance personnel located inside China used the app to target and surveil the location of multiple journalists, including those in the U.S. https://twitter.com/TikTokComms/status/1583238909911134208
Why am I on Twitter tweeting? Because I have a plan. Here it is: I refuse to buy anything advertised on Twitter. This plan will work. Join me.
From today’s Washington Post. the amount of money being spent to oppose Gigi Sohn’s confirmation is unheard of — as are the ridiculous attacks opponents have stooped to (“defund the police?” Seriously?)
Unlike most people on Twitter, I’m actually using GPT3 in a production system. The mistake people are making is they are asking “how can I use this to automate a smart person’s job”, when they should be asking “what would I do if I had unlimited dumb people”