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AT&T Offering Free Cancer To Students Due To COVID-19

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  health telecom

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AT&T has announced that it is giving free cancer to students as they adjust to learning from home.

According to a release from AT&T, qualified schools including K-12, colleges and universities across the country that are activating new lines for school-issued tablets, 4G LTE-enabled laptops and hotspot devices can get unlimited carcinogenic radiation for free for 60 days to offer to their students through May 22.

"We want to do our part to impact students during this difficult time," AT&T CEO Randall L. Stephenson stated in the press release. "Rather than charge students for our cancer-causing products during this public h… — Read full post

Young People Are Always Staring At Their Phones!

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  society tech telecom

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If we told you that young people today are staring at their phones more than ever before, you probably wouldn't be surprised. Yet, it is particularly noteworthy as the number of incidents involving blindly and numbly staring at a phone continue to increase. In one extreme case quite recently, it even resulted in the death of a millennial! Eager to see how this was impacting the community, we scoped out to see if we could capture any other incidents caused by people staring at their phones.

Our reporter in Seminole County, FL, staked out in a county park to discreetly record passerby. Within ten minutes, he was able to record the entire incident of a teenager, numbly staring at his phone, accidentally walk into a tre… — Read full post

Life as a POTS de-installer

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  telecom

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Landlines are dropping fast all across the country. The most aggressive in the act has been Verizon, which has been actively practicing "copper neglect" in its service region, purposely letting lines deteriorate and threatening its employees with termination if they do their due diligence and repair them.

One Verizon lineman, whom we'll call Fred, agreed to speak with us anonymously about the rationale behind Verizon's tactics.

"At first, I thought it was kind of dumb," Fred said. "When my dad was a lineman, quality and service were important values. But of course, that's old-fashioned today. Nobody wants quality and service,… — Read full post