News of Note—Atlanta’s cyberattack, FCC, machine learning and more

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> Atlanta is weathering what has been one of the most sustained and consequential cyberattacks that has ever been mounted against a major city. The New York Times article

> Following a cease and desist order from Elizabeth Smart, Rhode Island lawmakers have dropped a controversial porn law that would have charged residents a $20 fee to view porn online. International Business Times article

> FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn named Neşe Guendelsberger as wireline legal advisor and Michael Scurato as media legal advisor, and announced the departures of J. David Grossman, the Commissioner’s chief of staff and Claude Aiken, the Commissioner’s wireline legal advisor. Release

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> Machine learning can be used to bolster company cybersecurity, writes Louis Columbus. Forbes article

> Windstream announced that a major hospital in the Southeastern U.S. has procured a private optic network using Windstream Enterprise’s Wavelength Services. Release

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