The Importance Of Understanding Online Vulnerabilities

By Rosa Mendoza, HTTP Executive Director How can parents help their children be wise stewards of the technology in the Internet age? Get involved. How can organizations enact programs that will reach the Latino Community on this topic? Understand the community and the barriers they...

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Tips for Getting Your Teen a Cell Phone

By Denise Lisi DeRosa Good Digital Parenting Program Manager, Family Online Safety Institute Remember when a cell phone was a luxury? Not any more. It seems as if everyone has a cell phone. So is it any wonder your kids want one? We know your kids are...

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Netflix, Amazon programming as white as its executive suite

By Larry Irving, Contributor, San Jose Mercury News Netflix received well-deserved plaudits last month for its documentary about Nina Simone, the iconic African-American jazz singer, composer and pianist. Unfortunately, the documentary was exceptional not only for its quality but also for its rarity. It was...

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Congress should compromise on embattled net neutrality rules

By Jason Llorenz, Contributor, The Hill I agree that the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules are not yet out of the woods (“Week in tech: Internet rules slated to take effect,” June 8) but The Hill’s article grossly understates the risk that these important...

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Congress must protect net neutrality

By Clayola Brown, The Clarion-Ledger Internet freedom or “net neutrality” — the idea that network providers such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast should not be able to block or degrade Internet sites, apps, content or services — is critical to ensure the unimpeded flow of...

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Washington nudges tech on diversity

By David McCabe, The Hill Washington is nudging Silicon Valley to diversify its workforce. Major tech firms have released breakdowns on the demographics of their employees for the first time in recent years, revealing that some of the industry’s largest companies are overwhelmingly male, and...

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INTERNET TAX FREEDOM AND ADOPTION ARE INTERTWINED

By Martin Chavez, HTTP Senior Advisor The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunication Partnership (HTTP) and all Americans concerned about Internet adoption have a vested interest in keeping the cost of access to the Internet low. Affordability is a significant barrier to Internet adoption by Latinos and...

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