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5G means you’ll have to say goodbye to your location privacy

Fast Company reported on concerns with 5G privacy, stating “There is one major–and unavoidable–drawback to 5G: It’s going to cost you your location privacy. Anyone with access to your ISP’s cell tower data will be able to hone in on your exact locatio...

Trump campaign pushes government intervention on 5G

President Donald Trump's reelection team is backing a controversial plan to give the government a role in managing America's next-generation 5G wireless networks—bucking the free market consensus view of his own administration and sparking wireless industry fears of national...

$1.25 million earmarked for broadband, library, park

The Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development had awarded a Keystone Communities Program grant of $500,000 to help Indiana County leaders to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural, outlying areas of the county. In total, the award of four grant...

South Portland broadband plan could hit funding snag

An action plan for using $436,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds received unanimous City Council approval Tuesday night in Portland, ME. However, the plan to be submitted to the Cumberland County Commissioners, and eventually the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban De...

5G raises twin privacy concerns, says former Bell Labs/AT&T Labs researcher

While 5G promises significantly faster mobile data connections, it also raises two privacy concerns, according a former researcher at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs Research. Dr. Steve Bellovin, who is now a professor of computer science at Columbia University, says the first issue i...

Contra Costa County approves controversial 5G small-cell antennas despite protests

Despite resistance from Contra Costa residents, Verizon Wireless will be allowed to install small-cell antennas and equipment in five public right-of-way spots around unincorporated Walnut Creek and Alamo. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted on this Tuesday after li...

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