Mayor London N. Breed, along with City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly, have announced the San Francisco Department of Technology’s Fiber to Housing program has received national recognition for its service to low-income San Franciscans.
More than one million California households newly eligible for internet essentials – including those on MediCal with disabilities and previously uncovered seniors The San Francisco Bay Area...
Ajit Pai is a serious enemy to the masses. He heads the FCC. He led the charge to strip the internet of net neutrality protections, and you will soon see drastic changes that will disenfranchise and strip power from millions of people who depend upon on the internet. Net neutrality is what makes the Internet such a powerful platform. It’s a democratizing aspect. We are all one click away for any user wishing to access our material. The million-dollar company and the poor blogger are accessible by all. The excuse to end net neutrality is that we should not have regulations. The long term impact is to keep the ability to communicate to the masses in the hands of a few who are rich, powerful and in position to afford full access.
The Internet has opened up a whole new world of bargain shopping in which just about any product or service can be obtained online. There are deals being offered via email and the Internet that often seem too good to be true; and while there are tremendous deals online, there are just as many scams out there that even the most savvy Internet user should be aware of to avoid being ripped off.
In a decision setting back prisoners’ rights and helping to advance the interests of prison bureaucrats and their guard union allies, Facebook announced plans to work with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to shut down pages set up for prisoners.
The new net neutrality rules approved by the FCC would provide less governmental protection for poor people and people of color who are more dependent on wireless broadband to access the Internet than those who can afford both wired and wireless connections.