Grant Gross

Grant Gross

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Grant Gross is a long-time tech policy reporter, most recently serving as Washington correspondent and senior editor at IDG News Service. Since 2003, he’s written about topics such as net neutrality, electronic surveillance, cybersecurity, and digital copyright legislation. He’s also a former managing editor at Linux.com, and in a past life, he covered school board and county commission meetings for newspapers in the Dakotas and Minnesota. More information can be found at www.grantgross.com.

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Technology 20 September 2021

The Week in Internet News: Internet Service Through Beams of Light

Light speed Internet: The BBC has a story about an Alphabet X (formerly Google X) project to provide Internet...

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Technology 13 September 2021

The Week in Internet News: U.K. Government Pushes Against Encrypted Photos

Big brother, yet again: The U.K. government has backed Apple’s plan, suspended for the moment, to scan its device...

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Technology 6 September 2021

Internet News: Satellite Broadband Might Bypass Internet Blocking

Avoiding the roadblocks: A new generation of satellite-based broadband services may be able to skirt Internet-blocking schemes from repressive...

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Technology 30 August 2021

The Week in Internet News: China Seeks to Rein in Algorithms

Dumb browsing: The Cyberspace Administration of China has proposed limits on algorithms used by large tech companies, the South...

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Technology 23 August 2021

The Week in Internet News: Groups Ask Apple to Stop Photo-Scanning Plans

Privacy, please: About 90 tech policy-focused groups have asked Apple to scrap its plans to scan device users’ iCloud...

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Technology 16 August 2021

The Week in Internet News: Iran Plans “Blanket Ban” of International Internet Services

A locked-down Internet in Iran; Private pictures; More app choices; Returning the booty; Closing the divide.

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