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Russia may fine citizens for using SpaceX’s Starlink internet. Here’s how the internet service poses a threat to authoritarian regimes.

Russian citizens and companies may get fined by the state for using SpaceX’s Starlink internet. Analyst John Byrne told Insider it’s easier for Russia to fine citizens rather than Starlink. “Satellite potentially turns the tables because the government doesn’t control space,” Byrne said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Russia may fine citizens for using SpaceX’s Starlink internet. Here’s how the internet service poses a threat to authoritarian regimes.
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Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Reid Hoffman apologised Wednesday following reports that he donated $US750,000 to a group linked to a project which used misinformation tactics on social media during the 2017 Alabama special election. Hoffman, a vocal Democratic supporter, said he wasn’t aware of the group’s misinformation project. The project […]
Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race