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2 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

The FCC Shouldn't Go Down the Primrose (Preemption) Path

The Federal Communications Commission already has suffered two judicial rebukes in its efforts to impose net neutrality mandates on Internet service providers, most recently this past January in the D.C. Circuit's Verizon v.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Provo, UT

3 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Apple's multi-terabit, $100M CDN is live-with paid connection to Comcast

Apple's long-rumored content delivery network has gone live in the US and Europe, delivering traffic directly to Comcast and other Internet service providers thanks to paid interconnection deals, Frost & Sullivan analyst Dan Rayburn reported today .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Apple, Startups, iPod

6 hrs ago | The Inquirer

London startups slam Tech City broadband as 'not fit for purpose'

LONDON TECHNOLOGY STARTUPS have slammed Tech City's broadband offering as "not fit for purpose", a frustration that has prompted some companies to leave the area.

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Related Topix: Skimlinks

9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Cyren Taps AvailaSoft as WebSecurity Distribution Partner

"Cyren WebSecurity allows us to offer our partners a comprehensive cloud-based web security service designed to protect anyone on any device - and that's a convenient, reliable tool that can quickly differentiate an IT services firm."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Network World

Comcast's silly propaganda helped kill municipal broadband projects

A little more than 10 years ago, Comcast stuffed mailboxes in Batavia, Illinois, in the weeks leading up to a vote on a referendum measure attempting to establish a municipal broadband network, warning of failed projects and other horror stories that would come to life if they voted in favor of it.

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Related Topix: Batavia, IL, St. Charles, IL

ABC News

Illegal downloading is simply theft: Turnbull

CHRIS UHLMANN: Australians are among the world's most prolific downloader's of illegal videos and music and the Government looks likely to ask internet service providers to do more to crack down on piracy.

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Related Topix: Prison

Reuters

U.S. regulator questions Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Wednesday he is "deeply troubled" by Verizon Communications Inc's plan to slow data downloads for some high-speed wireless customers remaining on the older unlimited data plans.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

National Journal

Reid Vows to Defend Net Neutrality from Republican Attacks

Harry Reid wants the Federal Communications Commission to know he'll be on the agency's side in a political battle with Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

TheStreet.com

Why Netflix (NFLX) Stock Is Gaining Today

The streaming company has publicly derided such deals as net neutrality regulation is being considered by the FCC.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

RedOrbit

Most ISPs Use Data Caps, But Many Subscribers...

Image Caption: The study, which was requested by California Representative Anna Eshoo, found that ISP customers are often confused about which types of activities tended to consume the most data.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, Verizon, T-Mobile

The Age

Piracy crackdown 'high-cost, low results'

The creative sector has praised federal government proposals to crack down on online piracy, saying illegal downloading threatens the viability of local film and music production.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ComputerWorld

Attorney-General seeks public input on anti-piracy law changes

Attorney-General George Brandis and communications minister Malcolm Turnbull have opened a public consultation on changes to the enforcement of copyright law.

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NewsFactor

Competition Spurs Ultra-Fast Internet

Efforts by Google, Time Warner, AT&T and others are provoking an about-face on the lackadaisical approach to high-speed Internet in the U.S. Analysts say online video watchers, technology start-ups and financial companies might see a dramatic upgrade in Internet speeds by the end of the decade with the implementation of gigabit broadband.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable, Kansas City, KS

Hollywood Reporter

Austria Production Companies Demand Internet Providers Block Piracy Sites

Austrian Internet providers have been given until the end of the week to block access to popular file-sharing sites, including The Pirate Bay and Movie4K.

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Related Topix: Business News

McClatchy

FCC's dull plans for Internet get viral, angry response

Growing alarm about big companies controlling online content has led to an unprecedented amount of public participation in a phase of the FCC's regulatory process usually reserved for lawyers and policy wonks.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Black Entertainment, Janet Jackson, Pop/Rock

Mashable

Netflix Signs Peering Deal With AT&T to Cut Buffering

Netflix has reached an agreement with AT&T to give its streaming service direct access to AT&T's network, with the goal of reducing buffering when subscribers watch shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black .

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ComputerWorld

Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

U.S. broadband providers appear to be embracing monthly data caps, but customers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, according to preliminary findings by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Washington Post

How data caps could reshape the economics of the Internet

Many Americans are already accustomed to the idea of cellphone data caps. Go over your monthly limit, and you'll get hit with steep overage fees or your service will slow to a crawl.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sports

Hispanic Business

NBN Co Appoints IPSTAR as Wholesaler for Australian Internet Service...

Under the NBN Co Satellite Support Scheme, IPA is appointed an official wholesaler and will deliver the scheme together with participating Internet Service Providers in highest priorities.

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Reuters

France's Orange won't carry Netflix on set-top boxes at first -CEO

France's largest telecom operator, Orange, will not carry Netflix's service on its roughly 10 million set-top boxes when the streaming video launches this fall, Chief Executive Stephane Richard said on Tuesday.

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