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Netherlands: First country in Europe with net neutrality

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May 8th, 2012 is a day to celebrate in The Netherlands as it becomes the first country in Europe to protect its citizens by enshrining net neutrality into law. The Netherlands is also implementing privacy protections for users against wiretapping and disconnection by the Internet Service Providers (ISPs), which will...
Netherlands: First country in Europe with net neutrality

Veoh Still Not Dead Enough For Universal Music; Asks Court To Rehear Case Yet Again

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I sometimes wonder about the lawyers representing the major labels, and their ability to continually bill those supposedly struggling labels top dollar in quixotic attempts to fight any and all innovation. We've written plenty of times about Universal Music Group's legal crusade against online video site Veoh. Veoh was a...
Veoh Still Not Dead Enough For Universal Music; Asks Court To Rehear Case Yet Again

Boot up: RIM's announcement, cloud computing's job killer, hacking Chrome and more

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Plus paying with mobile money, FBI v DNS, Nokia's great £d maps, Siri v S-Voice and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamLiving on mobile money >> BBC Technology blogRory Cellan-Jones: A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my...
Boot up: RIM's announcement, cloud computing's job killer, hacking Chrome and more

Taiwan's Copyright Proposals Would Combine SOPA With A Dash Of The Great Firewall Of China

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You might have hoped that the extensive discussions that took place around SOPA a year or so ago would have warned off governments elsewhere from replicating some of the really bad ideas there, like DNS blocking, but it seems that Taiwan didn't get the message, as Global Voices reports:...
Taiwan's Copyright Proposals Would Combine SOPA With A Dash Of The Great Firewall Of China

World IPv6 Launch Day Is Key for the Internet of Things

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With today’s celebration of World IPv6 Launch 2012, the Internet is doing something new: growing. And that growth comes none too soon as the rise of the Internet of Things places unprecedented new demands on worldwide Internet infrastructure. Google, Yahoo and Facebook are amongst the leaders in the growing...
World IPv6 Launch Day Is Key for the Internet of Things

Microsoft Offers A Cloud Approach To A Legacy Probem With New Anti-Botnet Program

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Microsoft is moving its botnet protection group to the cloud to provide near real-time information about known malware infections starting to surface. Microsoft is making the new program available to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and computer emergency response teams (CERT) who are responsible for monitoring malware and other threats in their...
Microsoft Offers A Cloud Approach To A Legacy Probem With New Anti-Botnet Program

Plans for extra email and web monitoring powers spark privacy fears

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Conservative MP David Davis leads criticism of coalition's bid to revive extra powers to snoop on emails and social mediaDavid Davis, the former Conservative shadow home secretary, has warned that government plans to introduce a new law allowing police and security services to extend their monitoring of the public's email...
Plans for extra email and web monitoring powers spark privacy fears

Here's The Proposal The FCC Says Doesn't Exist To Move Network Diagnostics To Proprietary Servers

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We recently wrote about some concerns by Vint Cerf and others that the FCC was considering a proposal to move some of their network diagnostics efforts -- which are a really good thing -- from the open M-Labs solution to proprietary servers run by the telcos. As we noted, the...
Here's The Proposal The FCC Says Doesn't Exist To Move Network Diagnostics To Proprietary Servers

Copyright Amendment Will Bring Web Filter System to Taiwan

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The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (IPO) [zh] has recently proposed [zh] to amend the Copyright Act and provide legal justification of IP and DNS blocking at the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) level through a black list system. The government claims that the amendment is to stop the illegal sharing of...
Copyright Amendment Will Bring Web Filter System to Taiwan
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