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Non-profit ISP focused on privacy raises over $43,000 in one day

Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks

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Owner of Internet service provider PRQ believes police investigations into his company have to do with sites that deal in illegal file-sharing. [Read more]...
Swedish police raid former Web host for Pirate Bay, Wikileaks

Regulator Steps In for Samsung

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South Korea's biggest Internet-service provider agreed to resume providing access to Samsung's smart TVs, after regulators urged the companies to iron out differences....
Regulator Steps In for Samsung

Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service

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Late last week, one Justin Watt discovered something suspicious going on with the wi-fi at his hotel, the Times Square Marriott. Not content to charge him hundreds for the room and $16.95 for internet access, it appeared that the service provider was using JavaScript injection to serve banner ads on...
Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service

Korea ISP wants cash from YouTube, others for streaming its content

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South Korea's largest Internet Service Provider, KT, says it has no desire to continue to accommodate "free riding" streaming services. [Read more]...
Korea ISP wants cash from YouTube, others for streaming its content

Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”

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The technology behind sending an email has become an afterthought to most of us. It’s not because the process isn’t potentially interesting, it’s because email has become such a huge part of our daily lives. Basically, we take it for granted. Google decided to share more about what goes on...
Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”
European ISP brings hydro-powered data center online in Montreal
Comcast to buy GE's stake of NBC Universal for $16.7B

Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

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Korean Internet service provider KT has revealed that it is looking for a share of profits generated by smart TV sellers, after it switched off Internet access for smart television sets in the country. As a report from Reuters explains, the ISP is concerned that the demands of Web-connected TVs...
Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

Google mulled adding home phone service in Kansas City fiber packages, backed away due to 'regulations'

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One can only imagine the insane amount of red tape you'd have to endure in order to launch as a new Internet Service Provider, but evidently that pales in comparison to setting up shop as a new phone provider. According to a report from the Kansas City Business Journal,...
Google mulled adding home phone service in Kansas City fiber packages, backed away due to 'regulations'
Comcast rejiggers its 250GB monthly data cap policy

Call of Duty Online to be released in China

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Activision is launching a free-to-play version of its hit first-person shooter franchise for the Chinese marketActivision has announced a new title in the blockbusting Call of Duty franchise, aimed exclusively at the Chinese market. Call of Duty Online is being released in partnership with internet service provider Tencent; it will...
Call of Duty Online to be released in China

Speak up: The EU Commission wants to know your thoughts on Net Neutrality

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The European Commission has launched a public consultation seeking answers to questions on transparency, switching and certain aspects of internet traffic management, with a view to its commitment to preserve the open and neutral character of the Internet. According to the Commission, these questions have emerged as key issues in the “net...
Speak up: The EU Commission wants to know your thoughts on Net Neutrality

Rural California ISP launches white spaces broadband for remote customers

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An Internet service provider in California says it has deployed one of "the first commercial application[s] of TV White-Space broadband" to a rural area where many people lack strong Internet access. The ISP, Cal.net, said in an announcement yesterday that "[o]ver 59,000 residents in our rural service area have...
Rural California ISP launches white spaces broadband for remote customers

Kabel Deutschland attains 4.7Gbps download speed in tests

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A German Internet service provider claims to be the first cable provider in the world to achieve a 4,700 Mbps (4.7 Gbps) download speed. Kabel Deutschland attained the speed in a field test of their cable network in the City of Schwerin.. Theoretically, the equivalent data of a DVD can...
Kabel Deutschland attains 4.7Gbps download speed in tests

Verizon refuses to give up customer info in pirate hunt

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The Internet service provider has expressed doubt that IP addresses are useful in the search is concerned privacy. [Read more]...
Verizon refuses to give up customer info in pirate hunt

Pirate Site Blocking Legislation Approved By Norwegian Parliament

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Issues surrounding online file-sharing have existed in Norway for many years but events leading up to the relatively recent push for legislative change can be traced back to frustrations linked to the persistence of The Pirate Bay. In March 2009, the IFPI and several local movie studios began putting pressure...
Pirate Site Blocking Legislation Approved By Norwegian Parliament
Marissa Mayer Rushed Yahoo Mail Out The Door With Incredible Speed - And It May Be Coming Back To Bite Her (YHOO)

Cox Cable is the first to get Fanhattan's new Fan TV set-top box

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Second screen TV service Fanhattan has forged a deal with cable TV and Internet service provider Cox to bring its new Fan TV set-top box to its subscribers in southern California, the company confirmed to VentureBeat yesterday. Fanhattan first...
Cox Cable is the first to get Fanhattan's new Fan TV set-top box

Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned

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Watchdog rules claims about broadband speed in cable firm's multimillion-pound TV push are misleadingThe advertising watchdog has banned Virgin Media's multimillion-pound TV campaign featuring Usain Bolt, ruling that the cable firm could not deliver on a promise relating to superfast broadband.Virgin Media's high-profile TV campaign consists of a series of...
Virgin Media's Usain Bolt ads banned

Comcast handed victory in adult video 'John Doe' case

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As previously reported, Internet service provider Comcast attempted to quash "John Doe" subpoenas in an adult video pirating case. The company had argued that the case was about "shaking down" its customers and pushing for settlements out of the 264 potential infringers rather than any interest in actually stopping the...
Comcast handed victory in adult video 'John Doe' case
I'll take a gigabit to go. Hold the wires.
Comcast may take on Verizon FiOS Quantum with its own super fast broadband

How Google Took $500 Million And Turned It Into $47 Million (GOOG, S)

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Google is dumping its entire stake in Clearwire, a wireless Internet service provider founded by cellular pioneer Craig McCaw. Google had invested $500 million in Clearwire in n 2008. Its 29,411,765 shares represent 6.5% of Clearwire’s Class A shares. Google told its fellow investors that it intends to sell...
How Google Took $500 Million And Turned It Into $47 Million (GOOG, S)

Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings

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No, it’s not particularly surprising the Google (GOOG) Fiber now delivers the fastest Internet service in the United States. But as Engadget reports, new Internet service provider rankings from Netflix (NFLX) show that Google’s high-speed fiber network is in a class all its own. Overall Netflix found that Google Fiber...
Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings

Buckling to industry pressure, UK High Court rules that ISPs must block three more torrent sites

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First it was pirate link-sharing site Newzbin 2, then it was the Pirate Bay, then the Promo Bay…now another three file-sharing sites have been added to UK ISPs’ block lists. While we knew it was probably coming, the BBC has just confirmed that the High Court has ruled that Kickass...
Buckling to industry pressure, UK High Court rules that ISPs must block three more torrent sites
Comcast to Netflix: We don’t need no stinkin’ partnership

PowerCloud's Skydog app lets you manage your family's internet use from your phone

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The Internet can lead your family astray. With PowerCloud Systems‘ new Skydog product, you can take back control. Skydog is a new home network router that you can control with your smartphone. It monitors all of the traffic...
PowerCloud's Skydog app lets you manage your family's internet use from your phone

Four short links: 19 April 2010

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Sketchflow Demo (Vimeo) -- wow, impressive tool for whipping up wireframes and workflows for web apps. I've dreamed of being able to build real apps in this fashion. (via davetenhave on Twitter) Content is a Public Good -- fascinating guest post on Charlie Stross's blog, making yet again the...
Four short links: 19 April 2010

FreedomPop brings Internet access to the masses with Hub Burst modem and 1GB of free data

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FreedomPop, an Internet service provider (ISP) based in the United States, has announced a new broadband package today powered by the Clearwire WiMax network and offering up to 1GB of free data. As part of the announcement, the company is accepting pre-orders for its new FreedomPop Hub Burst modem, which...
FreedomPop brings Internet access to the masses with Hub Burst modem and 1GB of free data
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