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March 31, 2017
After Internet Privacy Vote, Some ISPs Pledge Not To Sell Browsing Histories
By Hamza Shaban
The Republican-controlled Congress just voted to repeal landmark privacy rules passed under Obama, but some ISPs see a strong commitment to privacy as their selling point.
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March 31, 2017
Local Internet providers look to stand out as privacy rules wither
By Dominic Fracassa
Dane Jasper doesn’t want to know what you do on the Internet.
Like many digital privacy proponents, Jasper, the CEO of Sonic, a high-speed Internet service provider based in Santa Rosa, was disheartened by moves in Congress this week to undo a nascent set of regulations that affect companies like his.
On Tuesday, the House narrowly voted to scrap rules intended to force Internet providers to get permission from customers before collecting and selling customers’ data.
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March 14, 2016
Can an Indie ISP Beat Comcast
By Rick Paulas
Warehouse spaces give way to boutiques as we descend from Potrero Hill into the Mission district, and Rudy Rucker and Alex Menendez are reading aloud the invisible language of San Francisco. That paint splotch on the ground is not graffiti that's gotten lost, but a symbol that the sewer was recently treated for mosquitoes. The lack of pole attachments on the newly built residential complex? That means all of the utility hook-ups must be underground.
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April 18, 2015
MonkeyBrains can help with Internet in some S.F. areas
By David Einstein
Judging from the questions I receive, people are really frustrated by their inability to find fast, reliable home Internet at a price they consider affordable. And that’s understandable, because Internet access is something of a Hobson’s choice. In much of the country, the cable company serving the area is the only good option for stand-alone, high-speed Internet.
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April 7, 2015
SF shelter to gain free Wi-Fi for homeless
By Joshua Sabatini
Darcel Jackson is homeless and living at Next Door shelter. Jackson first proposed bringing wifi to the shelter and with the help of Monkey Brains, a local wireless internet company, the selter will now be able to provide free wifi to it's clients by the end of this week. It was only a few years ago that Darcel Jackson, 54, owned his own construction company, and even more recently that he held a job as an iron worker at $37 an hour helping to build the new Bay Bridge. Read more >> MonkeyBrains: Silly Name, Serious Broadband By Thomas Claburn August 03, 2010 A three-man ISP in San Francisco's Mission District is providing Internet broadband that's two to three times faster than the U.S. average for less than $40 per month.
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August 3, 2010
MonkeyBrains: Silly Name, Serious Broadband
By Thomas Claburn
A three-man ISP in San Francisco's Mission District is providing Internet broadband that's two to three times faster than the U.S. average for less than $40 per month.
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