Friday Brief for 8 October 2021

Tech Terms

Mesh WifiA mesh Wi-Fi system is a series of Wi-Fi routers that work together to create a single wireless network. The goal is to provide a reliable and consistent wireless signal across a large home or workspace.

Facebook And Bad Guy Governments

What’s New: A Facebook “whistleblower” says authoritarian regimes are using the social media network to track and manipulate users — particularly oppressed minorities and political dissidents.

Why This Matters: While only a very small part of the testimony, these statements clearly got the attention of lawmakers and dedicated hearings on the subject are very likely in the near- to mid-term.

Key Points:

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