Host Intro: Yesterday, New York State passed a bill making revenge porn punishable by law. The bill states that victims of revenge porn will be able to file a court injunction that requires websites to remove their private photos. This would make New York the first state in the nation to potentially force Google and […]
Host Intro: More Russians sought asylum in the United States than ever before last year. Nearly double the number of applicants from the previous year. Many of these applicants are LGBT asylum-seekers fleeing trauma and oppression in Russia. Those fleeing end up in communities with little support – even in New York. Eileen Grench reports […]
New wireless technologies are poised to reshape the internet yet again. In labs, researchers are clocking internet speeds ten times faster than current cellular connections. But just because it works in a lab, doesn’t mean it will work in the real world. Academics are launching a new wireless test bed to work out some of these technical challenges. But to get 5G working cities also requires leaping some political hurdles.