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Cuba's informal market finds new space on growing internet

Cuba’s informal market finds new space on growing internet

By MEGAN JANETSKY, Associated press HAVANA — In the Telegram group chat, messages roll in like waves. “I need liquid ibuprofen and acetaminophen please,” one user wrote. “It’s urgent, it’s for my 10 month old baby.” Others offer medicine brought from outside Cuba, adding: “Write me in a direct message. Emoji’s spotted lists feature antibiotics, …

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CIA Venture Capital Arm partners with ex-Googler start-up to 'protect the internet'

CIA Venture Capital Arm partners with ex-Googler start-up to ‘protect the internet’

Trust Lab was founded by a team of Big Tech alumni who came together in 2021 with one mission: to make online content moderation more transparent, accountable, and trustworthy. A year later, the company announced a “strategic partnership” with the CIA’s venture capital firm. Trust Lab’s core discourse is simple: global internet platforms like Facebook …

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Cuba's informal market finds new space on growing internet

Cuba’s informal market finds new space on growing internet

HAVANA (AP) — In the Telegram group chat, messages roll in like waves. “I need liquid ibuprofen and acetaminophen please,” one user wrote. “It’s urgent, it’s for my 10 month old baby.” Others offer medicine brought from outside Cuba, adding: “Write me in a direct message. Emoji’s spotted lists feature antibiotics, pregnancy tests, vitamins, rash …

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Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Thanks to parallel internets, the platforms have caused seismic changes in global data flows. Getty The global political movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has resulted in reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The articles present sometimes confusing terminology: usage, transit, peering and interconnection. Each term has a specific …

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