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India's government has announced it will permit upgrades of mobile networks from 2G to 4G in regions claimed to be hotbeds of a Maoist insurgency. The nation's Ministry of Home Affairs prefers the term "left-wing extremists" but says the dominant ideology among such groups is a form of Maoism that "glorifies violence as the …

  1. JavaJester

    Faraday Cage or localized jamming?

    Knocking all public wireless services offline to stop exam cheats seems like a bit much. Haven't they heard of a Faraday cage or localized jammers?

    1. EnviableOne Silver badge

      Re: Faraday Cage or localized jamming?

      mosts schools have a cheap one built-in, the cavity wall is lined by Chain-link fence connected to the steel roof and the ground.

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