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. By Shannon Perry.

.Net 224

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.

.Net 232

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. By Shannon Perry.

.Net 192

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. Opinions regarding Net Neutrality and the Open Internet vary, and the views espoused by clearly express only one side of the debate.

.Net 199

Reddit Co-founder Joins Net Neutrality Debate


Alexis Ohanian, the American Internet entrepreneur most famous for co-founding Reddit, has launched a crowdfund campaign to fight the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed “fast lanes” – superior channels that companies can purchase from ISPs to guarantee that their content travels quickly across the Internet. Architecture CTO Cyber Security Government Alexis Ohanian FCC Federal Communications Commission Internet service provider los angeles Net neutrality Reddit Tom Wheele

.Net 151

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

.Net 166

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. By Shannon Perry.

.Net 199

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.

.Net 156

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.

.Net 123

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

.Net 124

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. Moreover, there is a lot of speculation that the prices for internet-delivered media services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, could significantly increase.

.Net 179

Net Neutrality: Policy or Market Forces?

IT Toolbox

it seems like the entire internet is on fire this week about the FCC, Ajit Pai. and the plans to undo the previous administration's Net Neutrality rulings. 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).

.Net 130

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.

.Net 197

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. The study targeted thousands of Internet experts to measure their thoughts and concerns about the future of the Internet.

.Net 153

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. By Shannon Perry.

.Net 222

Republican Internet Freedom Act Could Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan

Data Center Knowledge

Republicans reintroduce the Internet Freedom Act, which would block the FCC’s ability to regulate the Internet as a utility. Read More. Shared

.Net 161

Court of Appeals Strikes Down FCC Net Neutrality Rule

Data Center Knowledge

struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules on Tuesday, arguing that its restrictions to “treat all Internet traffic the same regardless of source” have no legal merit. A court of appeals in Washington, D.C.

.Net 227

FCC repeals net neutrality: What it means for IT

IT Manager Daily

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality last month, causing a stir for anyone who uses the Internet – so, pretty much everyone. One of the main concerns for IT with the net neutrality repeal is cloud computing, according to Hewlett Packard.

.Net 60

Net neutrality: The smart person's guide

Tech Republic Cloud

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

.Net 84

Data Security is Picking Up the Conversation on Net Neutrality


The debate over net neutrality is far from over. To be clear, the ruling essentially settled multiple matters by officially classifying internet service providers as carriers now subject to certain rules under the Communications Act. The fight surrounding Net Neutrality was definitely a heated one, but anyone thinking that the arguments will now stop is mistaken. Internet providers are no stranger to this trend either and have been using data gathering methods for years now.

.Net 127

Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential


Will Net Neutrality advocates raise enough of a fuss to get the commission to back down? Will the freedom of the Internet come crashing down around us? If Google has its way, the Net Neutrality issue could soon become, well, less of an issue.

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. DDoS Attacks should not be a Reason for Revoking Net Neutrality. Generally, the open internet could be a thing of the past.

.Net 55

Telecom Group Takes Net Neutrality Debate to Court

Data Center Knowledge

Two separate lawsuits filed challenging the Commission’s February ruling that Internet access should be regulated as a utility. Read More. Shared

.Net 158

- Net Neutrality? But Affordability?!

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

The FCC and a large portion of the nation are wringing our collective hands about net neutrality. And, as cool new applications such as high-definition video develop, the gaps will only widen, and even more Americans will be left in the dust of the Net. Net neutrality is important.

.Net 60

FCC Chairman Initiates Inquiry into Netflix-Comcast Deals


Uncertainty characterizes the future of the relationship between digital content providers and Internet service providers. Government Trends FCC Federal Communications Commission Internet service provider Net neutrality Netflix Verizon Communications By Shannon Perry.

.Net 199

Democrats in Congress Propose Bill to Ban “Paid Prioritization”


There are two sides to most stories, and Net Neutrality is no exception. While Internet service providers maintain that companies should pay for the current rise of Internet traffic, many Internet advocates, public figures, and American citizens have indicated that they do not want discrimination online that could hinder innovation and drive up costs for digital content. By Shannon Perry.

.Net 159

Comedian’s Comments Crash FCC Comment Page


The Net Neutrality debate of the Spring has overflown into the Summer. Tom Wheeler, the current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has come under fire from multiple sources ever since he proposed establishing Internet “ fast lanes ” to address the conflict between Internet service providers and companies that transmit high volumes of data to consumers. By ShannonPerry.

.Net 146

Google Will Now Tell You How Good (or Bad) Your Internet Service Is


Google is certainly difficult to pin down – part search engine, part Internet service provider, part investor and entertainment provider and researcher and driverless-car developer, and the list goes on and on. By Shannon Perry.

New Proposal from FCC Chairman Heralded as Victory for Net Neutrality

Data Center Knowledge

New proposal would make it illegal for Internet Service Providers to block or slow down web traffic, or strike deals with content providers like Amazon, Google or Netflix to have faster delivery. Read More. Shared

.Net 158

2014 Stevens Honor Award – Grandfather of the Internet, Dr. David J. Farber


Farber is known as the grandfather of the Internet. Later at University of Delaware, Farber and a team created CS Net and NSF Net connecting universities nationwide for the first time, this technology later formed the physical backbone of today’s Internet.

Letter to FCC Poses Another Roadblock to Wheeler’s Fast Lanes


Net Neutrality advocates have targeted FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s controversial Internet rules for weeks now – decrying the proposed “fast lanes” as discriminatory and unfair; influential tech companies like Google and Netflix have joined the debate as well, opposing changes that will have a clear and significant impact on streaming services and other forms of content delivery. An open Internet has also been a platform for free speech and an opportunity for billions of users.

.Net 163

Saving Cities from the Clutches of the Internet Monopoly

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

This decision struck down FCC rules which tried to make the Internet “neutral,” carrying all kinds of content with equal speed. broadband cable fiber google seattle channel wi-fi wireless Centurylink comcast Crosscut fiber broadband net neutrality

IDG Contributor Network: Can the U.S. Senate secure the Internet of Things?

Network World

As a free and open internet continues to come under assault by the FCC’s proposal to effectively end net neutrality, investors, programmers, and internet users of all stripes have vociferously voiced their support of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the open web that enables it. the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, hopes to beef up America’s internet security.

.Net 52

Advance Notification Service for October 2013 Security Bulletin Release

IT Pros Rock!

The Critical updates address vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer,NET Framework and Windows. The Critical update for Internet Explorer will be a cumulative update which will address the publicly disclosed issue described in Security Advisory 2887505. Security Bulletins Bulletins Security ANS Internet Explorer (IE Today we’re providing advance notification for the release of eight bulletins, four Critical and four Important, for October 2013.

The October 2013 security updates

IT Pros Rock!

This month we release eight bulletins – four Critical and four Important - which address 25* unique CVEs in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, SharePoint,NET Framework, Office, and Silverlight.