FCC Releases New Net Neutrality Rules

CTOvision

Net neutrality became a buzzword in 2014, as many media sources and public figures voiced their opposition to the FCC’s “fast lanes.” The FCC released a report that outlines its new rules, beginning with an acknowledgment of the widespread public engagement in the Net Neutrality debate. Many perceive the new rules as a win for proponents of Net Neutrality. By Shannon Perry.

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Congresswoman Seeks to Rebrand Net Neutrality

CTOvision

The debate over the future of the Internet and Net Neutrality has drawn attention from many sources this summer – including media companies, search engines, Internet service providers, politicians, and even comedians. Many people with many different agendas have employed the term Net Neutrality – supporting the fast lanes, condemning them, or sometimes simply mocking them. By Shannon Perry.

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Another Wave of Protest for Net Neutrality

CTOvision

Open Internet advocates have hatched another plan to engage millions of Internet users over the issue of Net Neutrality. In order to raise awareness of the debate, those passionate about the issue have already initiated Kickstarter campaigns , performed comedic routines , and have introduced open competitions to rebrand the term Net Neutrality. By Shannon Perry.

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Net Threats: Internet Openness in Danger

CTOvision

Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “ Net Threats ”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. War ignited this year over Net Neutrality, with government officials, lawmakers, Internet service providers, entertainment providers, and even comedians joining the fray. By Shannon Perry.

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Reddit Co-founder Joins Net Neutrality Debate

CTOvision

Architecture CTO Cyber Security Government Alexis Ohanian FCC Federal Communications Commission Internet service provider los angeles Net neutrality Reddit Tom Wheeler By ShannonPerry.

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Telecoms Paid Henchmen to Flood FCC With Anti-Net Neutrality Comments From Stolen Identities

GizModo VR

secretly funded the submission of millions of fraudulent comments opposing federal net neutrality rules, according to a report published Thursday by the New York Office of the Attorney General that surprises absolutely no one.

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Reset the Net Campaign

CTOvision

Fight for the Future , a nonprofit that advocates for digital rights and Internet freedom, is spearheading an anti- National Security Agency protest on June 5 th to Reset the Net. How the Reset the Net protest will actually manifest itself remains to be seen. By ShannonPerry.

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Workplace collaboration platform Meister nets $52M

Venture Beast

Meister, a cloud-based workplace collaboration software provider, today announced that it has raised $52 million. Read More.

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The Net Is Somehow Both Outdated and Prescient

GizModo VR

The Net , starring a post- Speed Sandra Bullock , was made in 1995, so it’s a given the technology it depicts will look outdated 25 years later.

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A Closer Look at Net Neutrality: What do you mean when you say it?

CTOvision

The popularity of the phrase net neutrality exploded at the end of April – thanks to the maelstrom of debates among the FCC, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Netflix, and Google (to name a few). The principle is easy enough to understand; this blog recently defined net neutrality as the idea that no law-abiding company should face discrimination and all Internet users should have the same access to any online, legal content. Net neutrality simply means enabling Americans online.

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Boycott ISPs that abuse privacy, net neutrality

David Linthicum

However, many believe that this will not only fail to provide effective broadband privacy protections, but will also come at the cost of removing the FCC’s net neutrality rules. As you may recall, net neutrality prohibits ISPs like Verizon and Comcast from picking winners and losers on the open internet.

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AT&T Is Not Happy About California's Net Neutrality Law

GizModo VR

AT&T just lambasted California’s recently enacted net neutrality laws, blaming the state as the reason why it can no longer offer certain data features to consumers free of charge.

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Tech firms join forces in support of net neutrality

Computer Weekly

Global technology firms have joined forces to support an internet-wide campaign in favour of preserving net neutrality

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Net Neutrality Advocates Arrested at Google Headquarters

CTOvision

Regarding the current debate over the FCC’s proposed fast lanes, most consider Google a supporter of Net Neutrality. In early June, Google supported the Reset the Net campaign , a protest against mass data collection. On June 24 th , supporters of the OccupyGoogle movement arrived at Google’s Mountain View Headquarters in order to “pressure Google to take action and protect net neutrality in order to maintain an open Internet.” By Shannon Perry.

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Net Threat: Nation-States and Security

CTOvision

Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security.

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Leaked DNC Platform Is Troublingly Vague on Net Neutrality

GizModo VR

Buried deep within a leaked 79-page draft of the Democratic National Committee’s 2020 platform are promises to “recommit” to net neutrality and bridge the digital divide once and for all. internet net neutrality isps joe biden dnc digital divide 5g

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Net Neutrality: Policy or Market Forces?

IT Toolbox

and the plans to undo the previous administration's Net Neutrality rulings. it seems like the entire internet is on fire this week about the FCC, Ajit Pai. My understanding is that reddit is about to self-immolate over this issue. Just about every news source is on fire with multiple articles advocating one position or another (mostly opposition from my non-scientific survey).

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Biden's Grand Plan for the Internet: Restore Net Neutrality, Create Municipal Broadband

GizModo VR

In addition tackling climate change, reforming the criminal justice system, and providing universal health care, Biden aims to restore net neutrality rules and get rid of laws that block municipal broadband, or internet access that’s provided fully or partially by local… Read more.

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AI and big data analytics startup Noogata nets $12M

Venture Beast

Noogata, a startup developing big data analytics and predictive modeling solutions for the enterprise, raised $12 million. Read More.

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California's net neutrality law is a reality. Here's what it means.

Mashable VR

Did you know California has its very own net neutrality law? Net neutrality is, once again, the law of the land.at More about California , Net Neutrality , Tech , Politics , and Big Tech Companies. California Net Neutrality Tech Politics Big Tech Companies

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Net Threats: The Glut of Information

CTOvision

Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “ Net Threats ”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. By Shannon Perry.

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How the end of net neutrality will affect enterprise cloud computing

David Linthicum

However, I’ve had enough questions about the net neutrality issue that I felt InfoWorld readers needed some preliminary guidance about its effect on enterprise-grade cloud computing. Federal Communications Commission has repealed the net neutrality rules it passed just two and a half years ago. I hate writing about politics because the topic is so polarizing.

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ProBeat: Net Applications will no longer track the browser wars

Venture Beast

After 14 years, Net Applications is killing off its NetMarketShare reports that track browser and operating system market share. Read More. Big Data Business Commerce Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Apple category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Internet Software chrome Chrome OS Chromium Edge Edge Firefox Google Google Chrome Internet Explorer linux mac MacOS Microsoft Mozilla ProBeat Safari Windows Windows 10

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Ixia Acquires Net Optics For $190 Million

Data Center Knowledge

Ixia agress to acquire Net Optics for $190 million, Fortinet boosts its ADC portfolio by acquiring Coyote Point, and Fusion-io enhances its ION Data Accelerator all-flash storage solution. Networking coyote point fortinet fusion-io ixia net optics

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It’s getting harder for people to believe that Facebook is a net good for society

Vox

And Facebook has always defended itself by insisting that it is a net good to society because of how it brings people together. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a conference in Germany in 2020. Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images. Why the latest Facebook scandal might stick.

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CIO interview: Alex Alexander, Yoox Net-a-Porter

Computer Weekly

Tech is driving fashion today, says Yoox Net-a-Porter CIO Alex AlexanderIt is not always the catwalk where the biggest trends in fashion take place.

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Net Threats: Deteriorating Trust in Governments and Corporations

CTOvision

Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “ Net Threats ”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. The recent Reset the Net campaign illustrates this spread of distrust within the United States. By Shannon Perry.

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WLAN casts net wider as demand grows

Computer Weekly

Wireless local area networking has become a vital part of the IT infrastructure. Computer Weekly looks at the challenges of delivering it

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Cyber criminals net £8bn from financial services in 2016

Computer Weekly

Organised cyber fraud gangs are turning their attention to online lenders and emerging financial services, potentially netting £8bn in 2016, a report reveals

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Net Access Expanding New Jersey Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Net Access has broken ground on a significant expansion to its New Jersey data center operations. The Parsippany II facility, which opened in 2010, will more than double its size to add space for another 1,500 cabinets of gear. Featured

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Intel pledges net positive water use, 100% green power, and zero waste to landfill by 2030

Venture Beast

Intel pledged to uphold ambitious sustainability goals, such as net positive water use, 100% green power, and zero waste sent to the landfill by 2030.

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Net Neutrality Supporters Taking Action Today in Fight for Net Freedom

Data Center Knowledge

Supporters of net neutrality are today urging Internet users to send comments to the FCC to tell the agency that its plan to reverse the nation's net neutrality rules is wrong and unfair. Read More. Shared

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Information security needs to cast recruitment net wider, says panel

Computer Weekly

Companies struggling to fill info sec roles should focus on finding people who can do what they need, not on qualifications, according to a security industry panel

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AI-powered deep neural nets increase accuracy for credit score predictions

Venture Beast

At Transform 2021, Credit Karma's CTO discussed migrating to the cloud and adopting machine learning to improve personalized recommendations. Read More.

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Net neutrality: The smart person's guide

Tech Republic Cloud

That's the question at the heart of net neutrality, and here's everything you need to know about it Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic?

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VoIP's future at stake in the net neutrality debate

IT Toolbox

VoIP remains at the forefront of the fierce debate over this issue – known as net neutrality -- following a filing by AT&T with the FCC in which the telecoms firm maintains its stance on the answer to that question: Yes. Can and/or should incumbent telecoms providers have the freedom to censor or throttle services provided by third parties using their infrastructure?

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Data Security is Picking Up the Conversation on Net Neutrality

CTOvision

The debate over net neutrality is far from over. The fight surrounding Net Neutrality was definitely a heated one, but anyone thinking that the arguments will now stop is mistaken. Cable and internet providers are asking that the FCC use those same rules under this new net neutrality ruling. At the same time, the net neutrality decision may end up leading to better data security. Rick Delgado.

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Automated corporate spend management platform Ramp nets $115M

Venture Beast

Ramp, a corporate credit card and automated spend-management platform, has raised $115 million at a $1.6 billion valuation. Read More. Cloud Commerce Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page Brex category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations Divvy funding daily Ramp

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Redfin revenue soars 121% in second quarter as net loss grows on RentPath acquisition

GeekWire

The surge in revenues also came as net losses grew — coming in at $27.9 Redfin expects revenue of $530 million to $541 million in the third quarter, and a net loss of $20 million to $24 million. billion on consolidated net income of $10 million. Photo via Redfin.

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Biden executive order will target right to repair, ISPs, net neutrality, and more

The Verge

Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images. The White House has issued a “fact sheet” listing the industries and policies it’s addressing via an executive order that President Biden will sign later today — and technology is directly in the crosshairs.

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Tim Wu, the ‘father of net neutrality,’ is joining the Biden administration

The Verge

Tim Wu — the Columbia law professor who coined the term “net neutrality” — is joining the Biden administration , where he’ll be working on technology and competition policy at the National Economic Council. Photo: New America / Flickr.

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Seattle tech co. breaks ground on world’s first ‘net zero energy’ high-rise apartment building

GeekWire

An artist’s rendering of 303 Battery, billed as the world’s first net zero energy apartment building, which is being erected in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood by Sustainable Living Innovations.

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Cyber-Security Dangers of Repealing Net Neutrality

Galido

Net neutrality is the principle that governments have put in place directing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to treat all internet traffic the same. Due to the recent decision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which resulted in the repealing net neutrality, ISPs will now have control of internet usage. This has raised a lot of complaints from organizations since there are severe problems that come about from repealing net neutrality.

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