internet-issues

New law could expand 5G’s reach in Pa.

BY: - July 6, 2021

At least 25 states have approved legislation smoothing a path for 5G technology, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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A tax on digital ad sales won’t solve all of Pa.’s budget problems. But it’ll help | Mike Connolly

BY: - February 14, 2021

If Harrisburg implemented such a measure, it could raise nearly $500 million, and would likely grow each year with the continued growth of online advertising.

Facebook group kickstarts a grassroots response to COVID-19 in Allegheny County

BY: - March 20, 2020

Shanon Williams, a Pittsburgh-based social worker, created the group Allegheny County Resources & Support Amid COVID-19 to bring residents together.

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Craigslist at 25: A reminder that a more democratic version of the web can still thrive | Opinion.

BY: - March 2, 2020

By Jessa Lingel Fake news. Online surveillance. Phishing scams. Biased algorithms. It’s easy to be cynical about the internet, and harder to remember a time when being online felt less commercial and more democratic. But there was a period when websites didn’t rely on user data for profit margins, when people still viewed the internet […]