Latest issue

December 28

Reply "subscribe" to be added, "un" to be dropped

Akayed Ullah bombed the 42nd St subway tunnel I often use. Walking through two days later, I thought about the effect on our industry. I realized that ubiquitous surveillance cannot be stopped. Right or wrong, with bombs frequent a fearful majority will give Homeland Security almost anything they request.

Good news coming: Rwanda is at 92% LTE, going toward 100% in the next year. Both Myanmar and India are heading towards 95%. If they can do that, so can almost every other country in the world.
I believe Telecom Italia is under 90% but they refuse to give me a figure.

Apologies for the long Internet Society stuff at the end. With $30M/year from .org, ISOC should be the most important advocate in the world for Internet users. It isn't.

Read more ...