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” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. “ Coding Bootcamps Won’t Save Us All,” Edsurge informs us. The for-profit Charlotte School of Law says it might get its access to federal financial aid restored. Elsevier has acquired bepress. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. ” “Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia ,” according to information security journalist Brian Krebs.

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” The lawsuit contends that the publisher is “ predatory ” because it charges scholars to have their work published in open-access journals. The suit argues that the department is trying to put the colleges out of business by failing to classify them as nonprofit educational institutions, curbing their access to federal student aid dollars.”

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” Via The San Jose Mercury News : “In a direct challenge to California ’s landmark law guaranteeing public access to beaches, Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla on Thursday filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that he should not be required to allow public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.