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Airport Extreme update breaks IPv6 tunnels, but here's how to fix it

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Apple recently released firmware version 7.6.3 for its line of Airport Extreme Wi-Fi base stations. Assuming the release notes are accurate, the update barely warrants a bump after the second decimal point. The update adds the ability to extend a guest network or add a WPS-capable Wi-Fi printer, and...
Airport Extreme update breaks IPv6 tunnels, but here's how to fix it

Group criticizes Apple’s removal of IPv6 in Airport config tool

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Back in January of this year Apple released AirPort Utility 6.0, an updated version of the configuration tool for setting up home networks and AirPort products. With a redesigned interface much like the iOS Airport Utility app, many didn’t notice support for IPv6, the next version of Internet Protocol expected...
Group criticizes Apple’s removal of IPv6 in Airport config tool

Cisco: Global 'Net Traffic to Surpass 1 Zettabyte in 2016

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Global Internet Protocol traffic will reach an annual rate of 1.3 zettabytes in 2016 as more people connect more devices and download more video over the......
Cisco: Global 'Net Traffic to Surpass 1 Zettabyte in 2016

15 Gadgets That Will Make You Feel Old

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Remember those pre-iPhone days when Motorola made the hottest phone on the planet? It may feel like yesterday, but it was longer ago than you think. Same goes for a bunch of other insanely popular gadgets and apps. Take a look at these old relics and try to remember what...
15 Gadgets That Will Make You Feel Old

Canadian Copyright Law Caps Statutory Damages At $5,000 Just As File Sharing Lawsuits Make Their Unwelcome Return

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There's some bad news on the copyright front in Canada, but at least it's tempered with some, if not actually good news, reasonable news. The bad news is that file sharing lawsuits are returning to Canada, assisted by forensic software companies like Canipre, which has been collecting information on infringing...
Canadian Copyright Law Caps Statutory Damages At $5,000 Just As File Sharing Lawsuits Make Their Unwelcome Return

Time Warner, Viacom drop dispute over iOS TV streaming

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Viacom and Time Warner Cable have agreed to drop lawsuits against one another over the latter's TWC TV app for iOS, according to a joint statement. "All of Viacomís programming will now be available to Time Warner Cable subscribers for in-home viewing via internet protocol-enabled devices such as iPads and...
Time Warner, Viacom drop dispute over iOS TV streaming

As much as one percent of the Internet is now using IPv6

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This week, the IETF is holding its 77th meeting in Anaheim, California. Last year around this time, the IETF met in San Francisco, and the Internet Society took advantage of this large gathering of Internet engineers to promote IPv6 and tell us that that it's high time to trade...
As much as one percent of the Internet is now using IPv6

Sponsored post: Texting and over-the-top providers -- time to learn about 911

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Why texting and over-the-top providers need to consider 911, right now The FCC issued their text-to-911 Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) on Dec. 13 of last year. So what does all of this have to do with over-the-top (OTT) providers and why would anyone beyond the wireless carriers even care? The...
Sponsored post: Texting and over-the-top providers -- time to learn about 911
Viacom, Time Warner kiss and make up over iOS app streaming

Syria drops offline, again

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At about 2:45 Eastern time (18:45 UTC), Internet traffic in and out of Syria came to a sudden stop, as routers stopped propagating routes to the country's block of Internet Protocol addresses. The suddenness and completeness of the disconnection is indicative of another government-directed shutdown—the first since a two-day...
Syria drops offline, again

In Motorola lawsuit, Intellectual Ventures asks two district courts to force Sprint to deliver documents

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In October 2011 patent aggregator and licensing firm Intellectual Ventures sued Motorola Mobility while it was in the midst of being acquired by Google. In the post I just linked to I couldn't help but highlight the irony that Google had invested in the "Invention Investment Fund I", one of...
In Motorola lawsuit, Intellectual Ventures asks two district courts to force Sprint to deliver documents
Vint Cerf: Internet competition has "evaporated" since dial-up

Time Warner Cable and Viacom Settle Lawsuit Over iPad Television Streaming

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Time Warner Cable and Viacom have settled their legal entanglements regarding Time Warner's streaming of Viacom video content on its iPad app, according to the New York Times. The breakthrough comes as a result of a settlement between Time Warner Cable and Viacom, which owns cable channels like Comedy Central,...
Time Warner Cable and Viacom Settle Lawsuit Over iPad Television Streaming

Prosecutor: Manning shared data without regard for national security

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U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning accused of sharing thousands of classified government documents with WikiLeaks, knew that the information would aid enemies of the U.S., a prosecutor argued Monday.Manning, facing a court martial on 12 charges at Fort Meade, Maryland, endangered U.S. national security when he "systematically...
Prosecutor: Manning shared data without regard for national security

IPv6 makes mobile networks faster

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At CES 2013, a panel of experts on Internet Protocol technology discussed IPv6 and the benefits of having mobile devices use IPv6 instead of IPv4. As it turns out, IPv6's large addressing range offers some pretty awesome benefits....
IPv6 makes mobile networks faster

Advocacy group takes aim at anti-porn bill requiring ISP data retention

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One of the advocacy groups that worked to stall the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act in the U.S. Congress has taken aim at a bill that would require U.S. ISPs to retain the Internet Protocol logs of all their customers for a year, in the name of fighting online child...
Advocacy group takes aim at anti-porn bill requiring ISP data retention

Launch Event Drives IPv6 Traffic to All-time High

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Web and email traffic are expected to continue rising on the next-gen Internet Protocol....
Launch Event Drives IPv6 Traffic to All-time High

Prenda Law Issues Subpoena For IP Addresses Of Every Visitor To Critic Blogs For The Past Two Years

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This is rather incredible. We already wrote about Prenda Law's series of defamation lawsuits against commenters on two key blogs that have been instrumental in exposing their shenanigans: FightCopyrightTrolls and DieTrollDie. While John Steele has dismissed his claim, the other two suits are still moving forward as far as I...
Prenda Law Issues Subpoena For IP Addresses Of Every Visitor To Critic Blogs For The Past Two Years

World IPv6 Launch: Keeping the Internet growing

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When the Internet launched operationally in 1983, its creators never dreamed that there might be billions of devices and users trying to get online. Yet now, almost three decades later, that same Internet serves nearly 2.5 billion people and 11 billion devices across the globe. And we're running out of...
World IPv6 Launch: Keeping the Internet growing

Companies Can't Rely on Government to Protect the Social Web

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Sameer Bhalotra has gone from personally advising President Obama on cybersecurity issues to heading up a Silicon Valley startup that strives to protect social networks from the prying fingers of organized crime. And while his job change could be seen as a move to warmer weather and a lower stress...
Companies Can't Rely on Government to Protect the Social Web

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

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Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation
World IPv6 Launch gets 27 percent of pageviews on IPv6

Many big-name sites sitting out World IPv6 Launch

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The Internet's biggest players -- including Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Bing -- are turning on IPv6 today as part of the World IPv6 Launch Day challenge coordinated by the Internet Society. But which websites are not ready to support the next-gen Internet Protocol?...
Many big-name sites sitting out World IPv6 Launch

Samsung printers contain hardcoded backdoor account, US-CERT warns

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Printers manufactured by Samsung have a backdoor administrator account hard coded in their firmware that could enable attackers to change their configuration, read their network information or stored credentials and access sensitive information passed to them by users. The hardcoded account does not require authentication and can be accessed...
Samsung printers contain hardcoded backdoor account, US-CERT warns

Symantec, PayPal, ImageShack targeted in hactivist attacks

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Different hacker groups claim to have breached servers belonging to ImageShack, Symantec, PayPal, and other organizations. On Sunday, a hacker group called HTP claimed to have compromised Web servers, MySQL databases, routers and management servers used by the ImageShack and yfrog image hosting services. "ImageShack has been completely owned,...
Symantec, PayPal, ImageShack targeted in hactivist attacks

How to hide emails from government snooping

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Despite coalition proposals to monitor public email, there remain numerous free or low-cost methods to keep messages privateYou already know how to keep messages private: you just encrypt the contents using a password. But although this kind of technology has been freely available to PC users since Phil Zimmermann launched...
How to hide emails from government snooping

The New Internet Has Arrived -- Now What?

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You’ve probably heard that the Internet is running out of IP addresses. The consequences would be severe if this happened — millions of potential Internet users could be deprived of Internet access and all its benefits. As bad as this sounds, don’t panic yet. Most ISPs are upgrading their networks...
The New Internet Has Arrived -- Now What?
Locaid launches internet and mobile location-tracking service

Cisco sees IP traffic up 29 percent per year through 2016

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In its annual visual networking index forecast, network equipment maker Cisco expects Internet Protocol traffic to increase dramatically over the next four years. Cisco forecasts an annual compound growth rate of 29 percent between now and 2016, with global IP traffic reaching the equivalent of 38 million DVDs per hour...
Cisco sees IP traffic up 29 percent per year through 2016

Apple Under Fire for Backing off IPv6 Support

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Apple Computer came under fire from experts for back-pedaling on its support for IPv6, the next-generation Internet Protocol....
Apple Under Fire for Backing off IPv6 Support
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