SOURCE: The Nation
Intimacy at a Distance: A New Book on Teletherapy Reviewed
by Danielle Carr
Hannah Zeavin's book traces the roots of the contemporary surge in mental health apps and pandemic-driven teletherapy, arguing that psychiatry has always relied on a fantasy of unmediated communion between two separate people that doesn't hold up to scrutiny.
Internet Access Proves Necessary to ‘Participate in Life’ During Pandemic
Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford argues that the regulatory system for electric utilities established by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s is a model for necessary reforms to the telecommunicatins industry to ensure all Americans can access the internet.
SOURCE: The Conversation
Russia isn’t the first country to protest Western control over global telecommunications
by Sarah Nelson
As the international community becomes increasingly concerned about misinformation and data breaches, the Russian government has announced plans to test its own, sweeping solution to the problem: disconnecting Russia from the global internet.
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