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Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors

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On Friday, we wrote about how the RIAA has already started pitching the terrible idea that we should do away with the important DMCA safe harbors, which make sure that liability for infringement is properly applied to those actually infringing, rather than tools and services. The RIAA, however, thinks that...
Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors
Google Fiber's Next Stop Could Be Austin, Texas

Hotel's Free Wi-Fi Comes With Hidden Extras

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A Web engineer notices an odd glitch while using the wireless access at a Courtyard Marriott in New York -- and discovers that the hotel's Internet service is injecting advertising code into every Web page he visits. A site selling the technology for this system refers to it as "Web...
Hotel's Free Wi-Fi Comes With Hidden Extras

Music Industry Creates New Royalty Rates... But Did They Do So For Systems That Don't Require Royalties?

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There's been some buzz in music circles about the news that the RIAA, the NMPA (music publishers) and the DMA (digital music companies) have reached an "historic" agreement on mechanical royalty rates, potentially avoiding what often is a contentious rate setting process at the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB). The CRB...
Music Industry Creates New Royalty Rates... But Did They Do So For Systems That Don't Require Royalties?

Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service

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Now that Aereo has launched its antenna TV-over-the-internet service it can devote some attention to its legal issues, and today countersued the TV networks suing it (Fox, PBS, Univision, WPIX and WNET) in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It's already filed another suit against Disney, CBS NBCUniversal and...
Aereo countersues broadcasters over its internet TV streaming service
Early Google Fiber adopter shares thoughts on Google's new 1Gbps Internet service

Google Fiber grows again: Gladstone, MO added to future buildouts

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A brief posting on the Google Fiber blog has noted the addition of a new locality to Google Fiber. Gladstone, Missouri has voted to allow Google to expand its network to the city, a suburb of Kansas City. The new locality is Google's fifth announcement in a handful of weeks...
Google Fiber grows again: Gladstone, MO added to future buildouts

Internet Service on Planes: FCC to Consider Using Satellite Airwaves

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In-flight Internet speeds could rival those on the ground under a proposal expected to move forward on Thursday. U.S. airlines have been rolling out Internet service on flights for several years. But the service, which typically uses Earth-based antennas, is often too slow for today’s data-guzzling Web apps. Read the...
Internet Service on Planes: FCC to Consider Using Satellite Airwaves

Qualcomm Set to Get License in India

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Qualcomm is all set to get an Internet service license in India after it reached an agreement with the federal government to resolve their last dispute that was holding up the chip maker's plan to roll out wireless broadband services....
Qualcomm Set to Get License in India

Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

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I’ve amended my proposed Bill of Rights in Cyberspace thanks to a suggestion in the comments from Jeff Sonderman: All data are created equal. I made that all bits are created equal, which broadens it somewhat and is quite relevant today in the discussion of net neutrality that will explode...
Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

Toshiba prepares Regza Z8X UHD TV range for late June release in Japan

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Toshiba has revealed it will be launching a new set of 4K-capable televisions in Japan. The Regza Z8X range of UHDTVs, measuring 58, 65, and 84 inches, will include native support for NHK's "Hybridcast," a system the Japanese broadcaster is trialling which adds more information to TV programming through an...
Toshiba prepares Regza Z8X UHD TV range for late June release in Japan

Google reveals Gladstone, Missouri is the latest to join the line for its Fiber Internet service

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Google on Monday announced that Gladstone, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. Just like for the last few expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city, merely noting it “will still be some time before we can hook...
Google reveals Gladstone, Missouri is the latest to join the line for its Fiber Internet service
Networks | Google Fiber Spurs Mom-And-Pop Net Providers Too
White House plans sweeping expansion of broadband for schools

Syrian internet restored, cut fiber optic cable alleged at fault

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Following yesterday's unexpected disappearance of Syria from the Internet, service to the war-torn country seems to be completely restored with no feared large-scale attack by the Syrian government against the rebels. Both the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency and Google's real-time reporting has demonstrated that traffic is increasing in the...
Syrian internet restored, cut fiber optic cable alleged at fault
Google Fiber is coming to Provo, Utah

Cox TV Connect live TV streaming app for iPad updated with new grid guide UI

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Cabler Cox Communications joined in on the live TV streaming to iPad craze by releasing its own Cox TV Connect app late last year, and recently updated it to version 1.1.0. With the upgrade comes the new look shown above, so while it originally featured a more... unique look...
Cox TV Connect live TV streaming app for iPad updated with new grid guide UI

Google Fibre speeds already doubled by Japanese ISP

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Google Fibre’s 1Gbps Internet service, billed on launch as “100 times faster than broadband”, has already been beaten by Japanese ISP Nuro, reports Engadget. Not only does Nuro’s service offer 2Gbps download speeds – twice as fast as most local-area Ethernet connections – it even offers 1Gbps upload speeds! Japanese...
Google Fibre speeds already doubled by Japanese ISP

Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas

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Quicklink URL:  http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/google-fibers-next-stop-austin-texas_9.html Attribution:  Google Fiber Blog The goal is to start connecting homes by mid-2014. Things in Austin are about to get approximately 100 times faster. Google officially announced today, after about weeks of speculation, that Google Fiber has chosen Longhorns HQ to be its next fiber city. The...
Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas
Facebook experiments with giving shoppers free Wi-Fi

FCC adopts new licensing rules for in-flight Internet service

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New rules designed to speed deployment of Internet services by airlines on aircraft. [Read more]...
FCC adopts new licensing rules for in-flight Internet service

Comcast doubles broadband speeds 'in certain markets,' launches 305Mbps Xfinity Platinum service

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Comcast has just done the deed -- following a rumor on the matter, it's launching 305Mbps (down) / 65Mbps (up) Xfinity Platinum internet service in the highly populated Northeast division of the United States. For those who've been around a while, you may remember a time where one would...
Comcast doubles broadband speeds 'in certain markets,' launches 305Mbps Xfinity Platinum service

Verizon Wireless launches LTE-based home broadband: $60 gets you 10GB

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Today, Verizon Wireless introduced a brand new broadband service: LTE-based home broadband internet. Called “HomeFusion Broadband,” the new service uses a specialized device that is professionally installed and connected to a separate router to offer internet service in a house.The service is what many in the industry call “fixed mobile...
Verizon Wireless launches LTE-based home broadband: $60 gets you 10GB
Google Fiber also coming to Shawnee, Kansas following Austin and Provo
Seattle announces its own gigabit Internet service
ISPs once again push back 'six strikes' anti-piracy policy, this time into 2013

Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service

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Verizon Communications raised the price for its FiOS Internet service after increasing the speeds that it offers, a move that capitalizes on rising demand for data....
Verizon Raises Prices on FiOS Internet, TV Service

Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service

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Hefty price tags haven't exactly made cellphones ubiquitous in cash-strapped Myanmar. According to AFP, an estimated 96 percent of the nation's 60 million inhabitants don't own a mobile handset, but that might soon be changing. A new reform plan announced by Myanmar's Post and Telecommunication Minister, Thein Tun, lays...
Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service

Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces

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Earlier this week the six strikes anti-piracy system finally launched more than a year later than initially planned. One of the things that stood out most was the lack of information released through official channels. On launch day the Center for Copyright Information, who are in charge of the operation,...
Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces

FCC May Tweak Broadband Plan

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adeelarshad82 writes "Despite a recent ruling that said the FCC did not have the right to interfere in Comcast's network management issues, the agency is pushing ahead with its national broadband plan, though there might be some tweaks. Since the case was won on the fact that the FCC based...
FCC May Tweak Broadband Plan
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