News of Note—Akamai, FCC, Netgear and more

news of note

> Akamai taps Avaya veteran Fari Ebrahimi to be its new SVP and CIO. Release

> Westminster, Maryland's, investment gigabit fiber network is supporting a new at-home healthcare application to monitor residents with intellectual disabilities living in two organized houses. Technical.ly article

> The FCC is editing the "Restoring Internet Freedom" rule, which repeals the 2015 net neutrality rules. TechCrunch article

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> Some security experts are implementing the sinkholing technique, which diverts data away from its intended location, as a new strategy to thwart cyberattacks. Wired online article

> Netgear has introduced the Orbi Outdoor Satellite, a mesh networking device designed to provide Wi-Fi connectivity over 2,500 square feet. VentureBeat article

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