Category Archive: Computing

Sep 19 2014

Top 5 free iPhone apps in the Caribbean

An update of the five most popular software applications for the Apple iPhone in the English-speaking Caribbean as of 18 September 2014. In February 2014, we published our first review of the most downloaded free software applications (apps) for the Apple iPhone in the Caribbean. In this article, and over six months later, we update …

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Sep 17 2014

Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection

An overview of the recently published revised Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, and the five key areas highlighted for protecting and promoting children’s rights. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of updated Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, which it has prepared in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund …

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Sep 12 2014

Are governments equipped to address network neutrality?

A discussion of findings of a recent survey conducted in anticipation of a decision by the United States’ Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality. Next week Monday, 15 September, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States will be making a decision on network (net) neutrality, which is expected to have a far reaching …

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Sep 10 2014

Are government-issued laptops being compromised at the factory or after being assigned?

A discussion on a recent report on finding spyware on a government-issued laptop assigned to a student, against concerns that the devices might already be compromised before they end up in the students’ hands. In Trinidad and Tobago last week, the Chairman of the board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio League …

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Sep 05 2014

4 considerations when storing data in the cloud

The hacking of celebrity accounts in late August has reminded us how vulnerable private information stored online is. This article provides some guidelines on practices that should result in safer cloud use. Within the past week or so, various private accounts for a number of well-known celebrities were hacked and about 200 photos were posted …

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