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  • Jail grievance computers could get to Internet

    April 13, 2014 3:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Orleans Parish Prison inmates will have to file grievances on paper because authorities discovered they were using grievance computers to use the Internet. Sheriff Marlin Gusman's office said Friday that it had notified the company that provides the computer kiosks of the problem. Spokesman Phillip Stelly... more »
  • AOC's Internet Radio Station Offers Platform for Public

    October 15, 2012 8:21 PM

    Do you have a story to tell, a non-profit to promote or music to share? There might be a place to broadcast yourself, through AOC Community Media's new internet radio station. It's called Cypress Street Radio and will soon be available to listeners for free on AOC's website through SHOUTcast.... more »
  • Calif. man used Facebook to hack women's e-mails

    January 14, 2011 9:40 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In a cautionary tale for users of social-networking sites, a California man has admitted using personal information he gleaned from Facebook to hack into woman's e-mail accounts, then send nude pictures of them to everyone in their address book. The California attorney general's office said Friday... more »
  • Internet Safety Tips for Parents and Children

    November 3, 2010 8:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE, LA- Among the many online threats to children including: exposure to pornography, harassment and cyber stalking, the most dangerous threat is cyber grooming. Cyber grooming is the process of gaining trust and building false relationships to entice victims. What can parents do: · Recognize techniques used by online... more »
  • Smart Phones Will Have To be Hearing Aid Compatible

    September 29, 2010 11:57 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The blind will have greater access to the Internet through smart phones, and devices such as iPhones and Blackberrys will have to be hearing aid compatible, under legislation Congress has sent to the president. Mark Richert of the American Foundation for the Blind says the measure was... more »
  • 2 Louisiana broadband systems get federal money

    February 18, 2010 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has awarded grants and loans totaling $33.5 million to two Louisiana broadband companies to expand high-speed Internet into rural areas. The money comes from the federal economic stimulus program. Allen's TV Cable, Inc., which serves Morgan City and several other areas, received a... more »
  • La. awarded $1.7M broadband mapping grant

    December 1, 2009 9:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is getting a $1.7 million federal grant intended to spread high-speed Internet connections to rural communities and other areas with lesser online access. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the state's grant amount Monday. It comes from a $7 billion pot of federal stimulus... more »
  • President Obama defends internet freedom

    November 16, 2009 8:22 AM

    SHANGHAI (AP) - President Barack Obama is promoting the idea of Internet freedom to people in China - a land where such freedom is uncommon. The president told a group of Chinese students that unrestricted Internet access in the United States is a source of strength. He also says it... more »
  • State starts Internet program sells La. products

    October 27, 2009 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say a new Internet marketing program is expected to increase sales for Louisiana farmers and fishermen. The state agriculture and wildlife and fisheries departments are contracting with MarketMaker, through which wholesale buyers, restaurants, grocers and the general public can find and purchase products... more »
  • LUS Fiber offers service to businesses

    October 21, 2009 1:17 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - "LUS Fiber is now providing Internet service to business customers," Terry Huval, Director of Lafayette Utilities System, announced today at a press conference held at the Lafayette Conventions & Visitors Center (LCVC). LCVC was the first business in Lafayette to receive service over the newly constructed Fiber-To-The-Home... more »

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