Is Internet access a human right?

Lots of good stuff this week.Let's get it on...
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Is Internet access a human right?
By Daveslist • Issue #24
Lots of good stuff this week.
Let’s get it on…

Always finding the bright side.
Always finding the bright side.
This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
This is the type of thing that keeps a network security expert awake at night. Here’s the tl;dr version: Never, ever leave your computer unattended, even at work, and even if it’s password protected.
Secrets Of Online Shopping Discrimination
It might surprise you to learn that the same items from the same online retailer have different prices depending on the device you use to display them. For example, a widget might cost X when you look it up on your computer, but go to the same item at the same URL from your phone and it might cost Y. The same is true for your location.
This Parisian man’s photos changed homicide investigations forever
Alphonse Bertillon was a CSI pioneer. Perhaps his largest contribution to crime solving was the invention of the mug shot. But it was his crime scene photography that changed the way murder investigations were handled from that point forward.
SpaceX wants to launch 4,425 satellites into space to bring super-fast internet to the world
This brings up an interesting philosophical question: is Internet access a human right? 
Chinese scientists CRISPR a human for the first time
Well, this cow’s out of the barn. While Western scientists debated the ethics of human gene modification using CRISPR technology, the Chinese just went ahead and did it. 
Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change
I’ve heard a lot of grumbling over this ruling, but it makes sense to me. There is clearly an aggrieved party here (today’s youth), and the argument can be made (successfully, IMHO) that the government is willfully ignoring causal data leading to irreparable environmental damage.
Supermoon 2016
We got lucky here in New Orleans because the sky was clear and we had a beautiful view of the Supermoon. Here are some of the best shots from around the world, and they’re breathtaking.
Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is the Best War Film Since ‘Saving Private Ryan’
I’m really looking forward to this one. It already has a lot of Oscar buzz, and the story is like none other. It always throws me to see Andrew Garfield in interviews, because he’s impeccably British but always plays these iconic American characters (Spider Man, Desmond Doss, etc…). I just can’t get used to his British accent IRL.
108-year-old Cubs fan died six days after celebrating second World Series win
108 years is a long time to wait for a pennant, but Mabel Ball hung in there with her beloved Cubs.
That’s it for this week, guys. Hope you enjoyed the links. As always, feel free to share and/or hit REPLY to let me know what you think. If you’re in America, have a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday. If you’re outside America…well…treat yo self anyway.
Stay safe, have a great weekend, and I’ll see you next Saturday.
DAVE
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