Items tagged "Homework Gap"
Public Knowledge Applauds Senate Passage of COVID-19 Legislation To Help Connect Students Without Broadband at HomeMarch 6, 2021 Broadband Access , coronavirus , Covid-19 , E-Rate , Homework Gap , internet inequality
Today, the U.S. Senate passed the next round of desperately needed COVID-19 relief. Among other provisions, the relief bill helps students access broadband — or stay connected — during the pandemic by providing additional funding for the E-rate program to cover for K-12 distance learning.Read More
Consequences of BMG Rights Management v. Cox CommunicationsDecember 1, 2016 Broadband Access , Copyright , Copyright Reform , Homework Gap , Litigation
Imagine this: Your family is at your place for Thanksgiving and, all of a sudden, your mother has a heart attack. You rush to the phone and dial 9-1-1. You’re told by an automated message that your internet has been disconnected for alleged copyright infringement, so your emergency call cannot be completed. Unbeknownst to you, HBO noticed that your roommate had been illegally downloading Game of Thrones, and called upon your Internet Service Provider to disconnect your account.Read More