FCC Releases New Net Neutrality Rules


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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Net Threats: Internet Openness in Danger


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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Congresswoman Seeks to Rebrand Net Neutrality


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


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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Reddit Co-founder Joins Net Neutrality Debate


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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Reset the Net Campaign


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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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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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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Dex-Net AR uses Apple?s ARKit to train robots to grasp objects

Venture Beast

Dex-Net AR is a pipeline that converts point clouds captured with Apple's ARKit into depth maps for robots to grasp objects. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Enterprise Apple ARKit artificial intelligence AUTOLAB category-/Science/Computer Science category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics depth map Dex-Net machine learning point cloud UC BerkeleyRead More.

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


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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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


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


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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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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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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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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Net Threats: The Glut of Information


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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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. internet net neutrality broadband joe biden fccIf elected president, Joe Biden has big plans.

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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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Net Threats: Deteriorating Trust in Governments and Corporations


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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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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Data Security is Picking Up the Conversation on Net Neutrality


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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Amazon invests in startup producing ‘net-zero carbon fuels’ for transportation


based startup that is developing what it describes as “net-zero carbon fuels” that can be used in transportation. An Amazon Prime truck in downtown Seattle near Amazon HQ. GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser).

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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California's Landmark Net Neutrality Law Can Now Go Into Effect, Judge Rules

GizModo VR

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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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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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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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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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The Guy Who Literally Coined ‘Net Neutrality’ Now Works for Biden

GizModo VR

The New York Times reports that Joe Biden has chosen Tim Wu, who’s credited with defining foundational concepts like net neutrality, to serve on the National Economic Council in a new role as a special… Read more.

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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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Spiders Weave Intricate Insect-Catching Nets Hugely Bigger Than Themselves

GizModo VR

This is a scientific experiment. Read more. low stakes internet mysteries spider richard dawkins spider web lions

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Cyber-Security Dangers of Repealing Net Neutrality


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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Nation-Blanking DDoS Attacks Launched By Individuals Now Proven Able To Take Entire Nation’s Off The Net


Bob Gourley. We live in times of extreme technological hooliganism, where small groups or even individuals can cause asymmetric damage from a distance. This was proven several times over the last few months, most famously in the 21 October attacks against Dyn that impacted many of Dyn's clients, including Amazon, Twitter, Reddit, Airbnb, New York times, Spotfiy, Netflix and many others sites.

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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. Read More. Business category-/Science diversity Greg Bryant Intel Sustainable

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Being a MAGA A **e On a Plane Could Soon Net You a $35,000 Fine

GizModo VR

Checked bags aren’t the only things that cost extra: Under a new policy announced by the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday, airplane passengers who act like giant a s by threatening or assaulting crew members could soon be subject to $35,000 in fines or up to 20 years imprisonment.

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Cloud set to net a larger share of enterprise IT budgets in 2017, predicts 451 Research

Computer Weekly

451 Research's cloud and hosting market review suggests enterprise IT decision makers are preparing to ramp up with use of cloud and hosting services in 2017

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Cloud DR Provider CloudVelox Nets $15 Million

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco Investment and all previous investors participate in Series C round for Silicon Valley company Read More. Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery cloudvelox

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Analytics Startup RapidMiner Nets $15M Round

Data Center Knowledge

Company aims to simplify predictive analytics deployment for clients Read More. Big Data hadoop rapidminer

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Elastica Emerges From Stealth, Lays a Safety Net Around Cloud Applications and Services


By Bob Gourley Data Science Powered CloudSOC™ Solution Enables Security for Cloud Applications and Services by Providing Transaction Visibility, Threat Detection, Controls and Forensics Analysis. SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 18, 2014) – Elastica today emerged from stealth mode and released its CloudSOC™ solution for making cloud applications and services secure for use by companies and their employees.

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