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December 20, 2017

Connecticut Officials Propose Steps To Maintain Net Neutrality

by Christine Stuart | Dec 20, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Consumer Protection | CT Tech Junkie | Equality | Federal Budget

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The Federal Communications Commission may have voted to eliminate rules about net neutrality, but Connecticut lawmakers and Attorney General George Jepsen said they will do what they can to preserve the Internet.

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July 10, 2017

Connecticut Continues Focus On Cybersecurity

by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2017 1:03pm
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Energy | Environment | National Security | State Capitol | Transparency

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

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June 16, 2017

OP-ED | Rent Seeking In The Capitol: Paranoia About The Optometry App

by Terry Cowgill | Jun 16, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | CT Tech Junkie | Health Care | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Public Health | Technology sector

Jeremy A. Casado via shutterstock
Smack in the middle of a towering state budget crisis, and as the General Assembly goes into special session to deal with it, it might seem very small of a Connecticut political columnist to devote time and space to a segment of the business community that’s afraid of competition, but here goes anyway.

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January 4, 2017

Blumenthal Calls For Further Investigation Into Hacks

by Jack Kramer | Jan 4, 2017 8:02am
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | CT Tech Junkie | White House

CTNewsJunkie file photo Even though initial reports that Russian hackers had penetrated the United States power grid by compromising a utility in Vermont were widely retracted Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal continued his call for Congress to establish a “select committee” to probe deeper into Russia’s actions.

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October 12, 2016

Malloy Creates Cyber Security Position

by Christine Stuart | Oct 12, 2016 3:49pm
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | Energy | Environment

Christine Stuart photo The man who was appointed chairman to the Public Utility Regulatory Authority in 2012 will assume a new but familiar role in state government.

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August 9, 2016

CT Launches Emergency App

by Christine Stuart | Aug 9, 2016 3:50pm
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | Weather

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut has not faced a natural disaster this year, but “now is not the time to be complacent,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday.

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April 14, 2016

Public Officials Get First Glimpse of Amazon

by Christine Stuart | Apr 14, 2016 1:08pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Economic Development | Windsor

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and local elected officials got their first glimpse Thursday at New England’s first Amazon fulfillment center.

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May 4, 2015

Research Funds To UConn, Private Company Frozen

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Education | Town News | Mansfield-Storrs

AquaSeNT website The Auditors of Public Accounts on Friday told Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that National Science Foundation awards to the University of Connecticut and a private company were frozen while the federal agency investigates a potential conflict of interest.

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March 27, 2015

Attorney General Creates Privacy Department

by Cara Rosner | Mar 27, 2015 3:09pm
Posted to: Business | Civil Liberties | CT Tech Junkie

State Attorney General George Jepsen has created a new department within his office that will focus solely on investigations and legal action related to privacy and data security.

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March 3, 2015

State Launches ‘Business Finder’ App For Emergencies

by Cara Rosner | Mar 3, 2015 1:00pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie

Connecticut residents can now have a database of pharmacies, dialysis centers and oxygen suppliers at their fingertips during an emergency, state officials announced Monday.

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