Researchers Demonstrate How U.S. Emergency Alert System Can Be Hijacked and Weaponized
With a pirate cell tower, it's easy to send fake emergency alerts warning of a terrorist attack, nuclear bomb, or other disaster.
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A DIY Internet Network Has Drastically Expanded Its Coverage in NYC
With the installation of "Supernode 3," NYC Mesh now covers large swaths of both Manhattan and Brooklyn.
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Kentucky Deploying 'Armored' Internet Fiber to Fend Off Hungry Squirrels
But squirrels are only one small part of the state’s quest for better broadband.
Verizon Claims 5G Will Help Fight Cancer. Experts Say That’s Not Likely
5G is not magic, and experts say the wireless technology is not likely to revolutionize hospitals.
The Military Wants AI to Manage America's Airwaves
Using a massive simulator dubbed the Colosseum, DARPA is experimenting with AI that manages radio spectrum.
Google Stadia Will Reveal How Stupid Internet Data Caps Are
Streaming products like Stadia, Microsoft's xCloud, and Bethesda's Orion are incompatible with America's ISPs.
Better Broadband Lowers Unemployment Rates, Study Says
Chattanooga’s community owned and operated fiber network resulted in significant gains in local employment, data suggests.
American Cell Phone Carriers Are Terrible and 5G Isn't Magically Going to Save Us
The US lost the race to fast, affordable 4G. The wireless industry now wants the public to believe that 5G will be a silver bullet.
The Google Outage Highlights the Perils of a Centralized Internet
Google so far has no answers as to why its massive cloud outage downed everything from Snapchat to 'Rocket League' servers.
Google Struggles to Justify Why It's Restricting Ad Blockers in Chrome
Google says the changes will improve performance and security. Ad block developers and consumer advocates say Google is simply protecting its ad dominance.
American ISPs Are Better Than Ever, FCC Proclaims in Study Based on Flawed Data
Ajit Pai's FCC says more Americans than ever have access to fast internet connections, but critics say the study is "fundamentally at odds with reality."
75% of FTC Officials Worked for Corporations It’s Supposed to Be Regulating
A new report says most FTC officials over the past 20 years worked for corporations before or after their tenure, and more than half had direct financial conflicts of interest.