Here’s What We Know About Google’s Chromebook Internet Outage

Sydney Johnson, EdSurge, Dec 06, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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Atlantic explorer Ben Saunders lost access to all his Spotify music because he had been without internet for a month. Meanwhile, thousands of students lost Chromebook access this wweek as a result of a “botched WiFi policy update pushed out by Google that caused many Chromebooks to forget their approved network connection." There should be a lesson in this. The internet is a great service to access, but depending on that access creates a risk. The result: “diversifying how our devices authenticate, locally or on the cloud, is something that we will really take a look at going forward.”

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