U.S. President Joe Biden is on the lookout for methods to deliver Web service to Cuba
after the federal government there shut down most service following protests in mid-July, The Related Press reviews. Cuba’s authorities blames anti-Castro teams within the U.S. of utilizing social media, particularly Twitter, to marketing campaign towards it, and it says Twitter has completed nothing to cease the efforts. As we mentioned final week, a number of choices for restoring Web entry are on the desk, together with Google’s retired Wi-Fi balloons.
The numerous flavors of group networks: The Benton Institute for Broadband and Society has an article that includes six U.S. group broadband networks. Group broadband networks are available in quite a lot of fashions, with some broadband networks rolled out by city-owned utilities suppliers, and different locations creating last-mile open entry companies. In the meantime, in different broadband deployment information, Fox13new.com notes that Google Fiber is planning an growth of its footprint past Salt Lake Metropolis to seven different cities in northern Utah.
No to adware: In one other follow-up from final week, Israeli cellphone hacking vendor NSO Group has briefly blocked authorities
prospects from utilizing its Pegasus surveillance software program after information reviews that the software program was getting used to spy on human rights activists, journalists, and different questionable targets, NPR reviews. Israeli officers have additionally visited NSO’s workplace “with a purpose to assess the allegations raised regarding the firm,” the nation’s protection ministry stated.
No encryption? Ukrainian authorities have seized the digital personal community servers of Canadian
privacy-tools vendor Windscribe, however the VPN service wasn’t so personal in spite of everything, Ars Technica reviews. Windscribe had didn’t encrypt the servers. Two servers hosted in Ukraine have been seized as a part of an investigation into obvious exercise from a 12 months earlier.
The servers have been configured to make use of a setting that was discovered to be insecure again in 2018. Oops.