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1 hr ago | The Age

Government anti-piracy plan one of the world's toughest

Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, according to copyright experts.

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5 hrs ago | Indian Television

ACT reveals new brand identity, claims largest non-telecom ISP in India with 5 lakh subscribers

BENGALURU: ACT Broadband claims that it is now the largest non-telecom ISP and the fourth largest ISP in the wired broadband category in India with its subscriber base of five lakh that it crossed last month.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Competition pushes possibility of ultra-fast Internet in more of U.S.

In recent weeks, Time Warner Cable and AT&T Inc. have said they are capable of delivering lightning-fast Internet speeds in L.A. and other big, lucrative markets.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, ATT, Manhattan Beach, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Freshnews

FPT Telecom Selects Noction IRP for Real-Time Route Optimization

The corporation maintains several redundant data centers in Vietnam, connected to over 30 Internet Service Providers.

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GigaOM

Holding onto the triple play: How costs, caps and contracts will keep ISPs flush

Many ISPs will see an erosion of their pay TV subscribers as broadband provide more entertainment options.

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The New Zealand Herald

Life on the not-so-fast internet

Some users paying for Ultra Fast Broadband may be getting the swift internet at less than half the promised speed, new data from an independent testing company has revealed.

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Ars Technica

Cable companies: We're afraid Netflix will demand payment from ISPs

While the network neutrality debate has focused primarily on whether ISPs should be able to charge companies like Netflix for faster access to consumers, cable companies are now arguing that it's really Netflix who holds the market power to charge them.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, eBay, Science / Technology

Slashdot

Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet

Jason Koebler writes Two cities - Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Wilson, North Carolina - have officially asked the federal government to help them bypass state laws banning them from expanding their community owned, gigabit fiber internet connections .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

The Jersey Journal

High-speed internet is the norm, and we're lost without it

To see if your internet connection is slow, try an online speed test. With the Speakeasy Speed Test, you just click a button, and the test will download and upload data to determine your speed.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Computers

ComputerWorld

Government pushes website blocks to fight piracy

A leaked government discussion paper reveals a "very radical proposal for copyright law reform in Australia" according to intellectual property expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Online Porn Filter: Strongly Snubbed by 80% of Britons

The man behind this idea was none other than David Cameron who thought to offer some help to the broadband users so that it becomes feasible to avoid adult material.

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Related Topix: Libya, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Juha Saarinen: Incumbent vs Incumbent

My doubts as to whether Telecom's structural separation was for real all but vanished this week when the retail arm, soon to be renamed Spark, lashed out against monopoly network infrastructure provider Chorus.

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Broadbandreports

ISP Group Threatens Suit if FCC Thwarts Protectionist State Laws -

Insisting they're interested in protecting states rights, the rather official-sounding "National Conference of State Legislatures" this week sent a letter to the FCC, saying it intends to file a lawsuit if the agency acts to pre-empt state bans on community broadband builds.

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OpEdNews

Web filters and Alternative Spirituality: The Selective Censorship of 'Alternative Beliefs'

There are various web filters available that can be customised to block just about anything.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, US News, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

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The answer can affect how reliable your connections are, what kind of speeds you get and the amount you pay for service each month.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, US Politics, US News

Slashdot

FCC Reminds ISPs That They Can Be Fined For Lacking Transparency

An anonymous reader writes The FCC issued a notice on Wednesday reminding ISPs that, according to the still-intact transparency rule of the 2010 Open Internet Order, they are required to be transparent about their services.

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Related Topix: Marketing

The Washington Post

Behind Comcasta s truthy ad campaign for net neutrality

David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast Corp., from left, Christopher Yoo, John H. Chestnut professor of law, communication, and computer and information science at the University of Pennsylvania, Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable Inc., James Bosworth, chief executive officer of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Sports

Sys-Con Media

Hibernia Networks Adds Cork Internet eXchange as a New Point of Presence

Hibernia Networks , a provider of global telecommunications services, announces that it has added Cork Internet eXchange , the regional data centre for Southwest Ireland, as a new Point of Presence on its network.

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Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boy Genius

Netflix is bringing enough bandwidth to France to take on many ISPs

Netflix has learned a thing or two from its U.S. online movie streaming business, and the company will apparently bring an impressive infrastructure in the new European markets it plans to serve starting with this September .

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QST

Cincinnati BPL Internet Service Provider Pulls the Plug on its System

A Cincinnati, Ohio, broadband-over-powerline Internet service provider is throwing in the towel and yielding to more modern technology.

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