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Suddenly Essential Infrastructure: Cloud Computing Resources at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic sent hundreds of millions of students home worldwide. Work from home is now the only option for many. In this crisis, cloud companies suddenly are the backbone of a global virtual learning and collaboration experiment on a scale never previously experienced. While the Internet backbone has long been a lifeline and reached… Read the full article…


The Debate in New York State Prisons: Contraband vs. Intellectual Freedom

Last month, a new directive seeking to limit contraband in New York State correctional facilities revived the public debate over the intellectual freedom of prisoners and their access to goods more broadly. “The debate over intellectual freedom” really means just one thing: People got heated. Over books. Directive 4911A, or the “Secure Vendor Program” sought… Read the full article…