The Basic Problem: everything was seen as “broadcasting”

The Basic Problem: everything was seen as “broadcasting” Occasionally a disaster brings a dose of reality into the consideration of abstract issues. The COVID19 pandemic points out a glaring mistake at the heart of the BTLR report. All over North America, demand for telecommunications services is surging. Businesses are responding…...

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The Global Pandemic and Cell Phone Tracking

It seems as if the COVID19 pandemic is an occasion to fear the rise of the surveillance state. And with some justification. Since the inception of the coronavirus epidemic, a number of governments have begun to use cell phone location data as a means of monitoring the spread of Covid-19.…...

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