Free Chromebooks, tablets, Wi-Fi available for some income-eligible Stockton residents


Hundreds of Stockton residents have been given their own laptops, tablets, and even web service for no cost as portion of the Electronic Fairness Venture, which was created through the pandemic and funded via federal help these as the American Rescue System Act.With the ARPA dollars, the metropolis ordered around 1,500 Chromebooks, hot spots, and 500 information-enabled tablets. The equipment come with a few decades of prepaid web access service.As a result of census facts, town officers located “electronic deserts” and worked to prioritize some of the most underserved communities.Stockton Mayor Kevin J. Lincoln II said that obtain to computer   Read more

Spearfish residents reminded to secure home internet networks


SPEARFISH, S.D. — Residents of Spearfish are being reminded to take precautions to secure home wireless internet networks to protect devices from getting hacked or personal information stolen.

The Spearfish Police Department recently responded to calls involving an individual parking outside of residences, and it is believed the individual was seeking unsecured wireless networks to utilize from the vehicle.

“People typically have a number of wireless devices connected to their home networks, ranging from our phones and computers to voice assistants and smart appliances, and if your network is unprotected, any device within range can use that internet connection,” said

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