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US govt confirms FCC’s broadband speeds and feeds stats are garbage — The Register

A report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has confirmed what others have reported for years: that official data on internet access across the country greatly over estimates availability and competition, writes Kieren McCarthy.

Here is the link: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/13/fcc_broadband_data_garbage/

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Linux kernel 6.1 LTS released with initial support for the Rust programming language — 9To5Linux

More than two months in the works, Linux kernel 6.1 (codename Hurr durr I'ma ninja sloth) is here to introduce experimental support for the Rust programming language, writes Marius Nestor. 

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX’s founder, is arrested in the Bahamas — CNN

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of failed crypto exchange FTX, was arrested in the Bahamas on Monday after US prosecutors filed criminal charges against him, writes Allison Morrow. 

Ex-FTX boss Bankman-Fried: ‘I didn’t try to commit fraud’ — BBC

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former boss of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has denied committing fraud, writes Ben Derico and James Clayton.

Brazilian regulator seizes iPhones from retail stores as Apple fails to comply with charger requirement — 9To5Mac

As first reported by Tecnoblog, Procon-DF has seized “hundreds...