Emerging Broadband-Related Issues
Enabling Humanitarian Use of Mobile Phone Data
Mobile phones are now ubiquitous in developing countries, with 89 active subscriptions per 100 inhabitants. Though many types of population data are scarce in developing countries, the metadata generated by millions of mobile phones and recorded by mobile phone operators can enable unprecedented insights about individuals and societies. Used with appropriate restraint, this data has great potential for good, including immediate use in the fight against Ebola.
What we can learn from Robert McCulloch’s media condemnation
The circulation of unverified claims, particularly on social media but also from journalists, is arguably inevitable in a story like Ferguson (MO). The trick is in learning how to find and evaluate it.
FCC Names John Schanz Chair Of The CSRIC
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the appointment of John Schanz as the Chair of the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council.