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Broadband COVID-19 Internet ISP

COVID Internet Series, Week 1: How Much do We Rely on the Internet?

When it comes to basic human needs, there are only a few requirements: air, water, food, and shelter*. These are deemed “essentials” or “utilities” in our day-to-day lives. When looking at essentials, we do see several other utilities that stem from these 4 basic necessities, such as electricity, water/sewer, and natural gas. But, what about […]

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Broadband COVID-19 Internet ISP

A Series on the Absence of Broadband in America during a Global Pandemic

One year ago around this time, the first few cases of COVID-19 made their way into the US. We all thought it was going to be a quick phase and that work & school would not be phased at all. At this time, so many companies and schools had never once thought about remote learning […]

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Cyber Security Social Media Threat

TikTok: Why Is the Popular App a Security Risk?

Basic Information TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps in use around the world, replacing its predecessor “Vine” after it was shut down in 2017*. The popular app TikTok is now being used by over 800 million users around the world* and has made many users “TikTok famous” in it’s short […]