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Comment Re:but...but... the cloud (Score 1) 106

i have uploaded files to AWS S3. the default permission setting allows anyone to read files if they know (or can guess) the bucket name. S3 users need to be more proactive. they need to lockdown access to their S3 buckets (often used for backups). the defaults can be changed.

Comment another approach ... (Score 1) 164

another approach is to build a fibre infrastructure that providers can lease on a per-premise basis. then they all have use of the same network (no basis for those "road rage" lawsuits) and the city still gets the advantage of being a place with speed. "per-premise" means one home can have one internet provider while their neighbor has another.

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