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New Orleans: Get out of FEMA trailers or pay $500/day

The era of the FEMA trailer — a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina — might be drawing to a close in New Orleans. Citing the remaining 221 trailers as blight, New Orleans officials have told the last remaining residents to be out by the start of 2011…

Internet’s creator slams ‘blight’ of web disconnection laws

Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, warned Tuesday of the “blight” of new laws being introduced across the globe allowing people to be cut off from the Internet. “There’s been a rash of laws trying to give governments and Internet service providers (ISPs) the right…

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