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Legislative options dead, a fresh draft of the executive order on cybersecurity has been leaked

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In the last 24 hours, a fresh draft of President Obama’s potential executive order on the issue of cybersecurity has been leaked, and widely critiqued. As you will surely recall, TNW dove into the first draft of the order that was also leaked. However, that draft came as there was still...
Legislative options dead, a fresh draft of the executive order on cybersecurity has been leaked

Does A 'Don't Mess With The Internet' Billboard Violate Texas' Trademark?

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We recently covered a plan, hatched at SXSW, to crowdfund a billboard in Lamar Smith's home district, with the statement "Don't Mess With The Internet" on it -- in response to Smith's sponsorship of a series of anti-internet bills, most notably, SOPA. First the good news: the crowdfunding campaign reached...
Does A 'Don't Mess With The Internet' Billboard Violate Texas' Trademark?

FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

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FreedomPop has expanded coverage of its free Internet service to reach 220 million possible customers in the US by adding Sprint’s 3G network to the fold. With the announcement, FreedomPop has begun taking orders for its Overdrive Pro hotspot device, which uses 4G when available and falls back on 3G...
FreedomPop expands its free Internet service nationwide on Sprint's 3G network

Time Warner Cable implements $3.95 monthly cable modem fee

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Time Warner Cable subscribers might notice that their Internet bills are about $4 more expensive this month, thanks to a new modem rental fee. Time Warner now charges $3.95 per month to rent cable modems, which the company had included at no extra charge in the past. This charge...
Time Warner Cable implements $3.95 monthly cable modem fee

No Duty to Secure Wi-Fi from BitTorrent Pirates, Judge Rules

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BitTorrent lawsuits have been dragging on for more than two years in the US, involving more than a quarter million alleged illicit file-sharers. The copyright holders who start these cases generally provide nothing more than an IP-address as evidence. They then ask the courts to grant a subpoena which allows...
No Duty to Secure Wi-Fi from BitTorrent Pirates, Judge Rules
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain (a few thoughts on CISPA)

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I think I can boil down the alphabet soup of Internet bills that have floated around Congress this year to one simple sentence. All it requires is taking the old wisdom – “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – and reversing it. If you can’t fix this, break that....
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain (a few thoughts on CISPA)
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