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Unregulated digital media can spark hate, terror: Govt to SC





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Digital media is completely unregulated and capable of spreading hate and instigating violence and terror, the central government told the Supreme Court on Monday, adding that if the top court was undertaking an exercise to regulate media, it should start with internet-based news outlets and not mainstream electronic media, which is governed by some checks and balances.

A web-based news portal or YouTube channel can be launched by anyone without any requirement of registration or clearance by the government, and does not face any geographical barriers, factors which the Centre said could harm the “fabric of the nation”.

“Any individual can start his own web-based channel by way of a YouTube channel and the only thing he needs is a desire to start and a smart phone which can be accessed by anyone. There is absolutely no check on the web-based digital media. Apart from

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Computer hack complicates e-learning at Valparaiso schools | Education

Berta said the district currently is seeking outside technological assistance to halt the attacks and prevent further complications.

He said numerous parents with information technology experience, whose children attend Valparaiso schools, also have volunteered to help.

“The primary job right now is trying to put up a defense system so this outside hacking cannot occur,” Berta said.

He said the school district also has been in touch with the Valparaiso Police Department, and will be getting touch with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to help catch the hackers and seek criminal charges against them.

More importantly, however, is getting the system back up and running so parents can be assured remote students are once again learning alongside their in-classroom peers, Berta said.

“We’ve had parents asking, ‘What’s going on? Why is it that my child is sitting at the computer and all of a sudden there’s nothing there,'” Berta said.

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Things To Know Before Buying Refurbished Computers

You have the potential to save hundreds of Norwegian krone when you purchase a refurbished computer over a brand-new desktop or laptop. Restored electronics have a somewhat mysterious reputation they do not deserve, particularly given the cost of a new computer. Fortunately, the most common misconceptions associated with the used PCs, desktops, and laptops can be quickly dispelled. Do not allow any misunderstandings to color your view. I see no motive in the world why you cannot find a powerful machine that matches just a few hundred Norwegian kroner to your needs.

At Refurb, purchasing refurbished computers is a great way to save money and make the environment a benefit. But you may be worried somebody could give you a lemon. Hence, it is vital to take some time to find the right machine.

Here are what to look for before buying a refurbished computer.

o   Choose the Right

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