Internet

Internet affects property values

The Journal said there is a state-standard minimum Internet speed of 60 megabytes per second down and 1.5 up (“Rural residents rally for better Internet access,” Journa ...

Internet can harbor a tangled web of trouble

In a down real estate market filled with short sales that can be anything but short, Susan Hamilton didn’t need anything to slow down negotiations. But the Auburn real estate ...

Internet can be tangled web of danger

In a down real estate market filled with short sales that can be anything but short, Susan Hamilton didn?t need anything to slow down negotiations. But the Auburn real estate agent ...

Students say Internet can be a dangerous place

Marlene Mahurin knows that with just the click of a button in the digital world there can be tremendous consequences in the real world for preteens. So, she teaches a class for ...

Another View: Freedom and the Internet emerge victorious

Long ago, Jefferson warned, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.” The exceptions to that rule have been few and far between r ...

Don’t sacrifice Internet security

I want to bring up the Internet censorship bill, Protect IP. This bill would give the entertainment industry more power to censor the Internet. Private corporations want to be able ...

Be watchful for hidden charges

There have been so many letters vilifying Dale Smith regarding the letter he had written concerning a tax on bank transactions (Reader Input, Oct. 26). He may have taken something ...

Do our legislators need to be in DC?

For over 200 years, we have sent our representatives to Washington to conduct the business of the people. Why? Because we have always done things that way – by gum! But now I hea ...

Medical Internet sites change doctor/patient relationship

Just before Paula Boyce retired from her job as a nurse at the Auburn Medical Clinic in 1996 she hardly ever used the computer. Today, Boyce, of Rocklin, is able to interact with h ...

Our View: Cyber taunting nothing to LOL about

The common saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” isn’t so true anymore. Before computers and social networking were commonplace, heari ...

Our View: Auburn needs monopine

Auburn is evolving and its technology should, too. A 78-foot cell phone tower somewhat disguised as a pine tree is a small price to pay to bring the city up to speed with the Int ...

Internet has a long memory

Re: “FBI: Man who says he hacked Miley Cyrus arrested,” (Journal, Jan. 6). Kids have been putting their privacy at risk lately. They don’t understand that once you post some ...

Auburn home to slow Internet

A big thank you and lots of kudos to Joy Gonzales for writing about us Auburnites (Reader Input, Dec. 1) living in the dark ages by still having to resort to a dial-up connection s ...

Look at people, not Internet

I would like to give my thoughts on the overuse of the Internet. Many people use the Internet for most of their day. A lot of children are spending a lot of time with games and me ...

Global warming can’t be denied

I urge Sarah Palin to take the same trip that I did to the U.S. Weather Bureau site on the Internet and read about some real science on the subject. Some of the facts gathered the ...