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Elon Musk offers Iranians uncensored internet access

Elon Musk offers Iranians uncensored internet access

Elon Musk’s Starlink has activated its satellite broadband service in Iran after the United States allowed private companies to offer uncensored internet access to the country amid protests that have left more than 40 people dead. The open internet access follows Starlink’s activation in Ukraine earlier this year after the country’s communications networks were disrupted …

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US to expand internet access to help Iranians escape state surveillance

The US Treasury Department issued guidelines on Friday expanding the range of internet services available to Iranians despite US sanctions on the country, amid protests around Iran following the death of a 22-year-old woman in custody. Officials said the move would help Iranians gain access to tools that can be used to circumvent state surveillance …

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Iran blocks capital’s internet access as Amini protests escalate

Iran has shut down the internet in parts of Tehran and Kurdistan, and blocked access to platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp, in a bid to curb a growing protest movement that has relied on social media to document dissent. The protests, sparked on September 16 after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in …

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Sascha Meinrath: National broadband rollout has a blind spot: Lack of accurate and transparent data on internet access speeds

Imagine buying “up to” a gallon of milk for $4.50, or paying “up to” a full tank of gas. Most people would regard these transactions as absurd. And yet, in the area of ​​broadband services, the use of speeds up to has become common business practice. Unlike other advertisements for goods and services — for …

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NYC public housing residents will have free internet access by 2023. Weirdly, that's a downgrade.

NYC public housing residents will have free internet access by 2023. Weirdly, that’s a downgrade.

Residents of more than 200 NYCHA developments will be entitled to free internet and basic cable access by the end of 2023, Mayor Eric Adams announced at a press conference Monday. In total, the plan could connect up to 300,000 New Yorkers to high-speed internet at no cost. “Something as simple as providing free, accessible …

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