All posts tagged "isps"

SOPA author demands ISPs keep user data for 18 months

Lawmakers in the U.S. and Canada are considering two different, yet distinctly similar bills that critics say would forever end the concept of online privacy.

Keep reading... Show less

U.S. Internet providers agree to block subscribers accused of copyright infringement

Time Warner, Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Cablevision Systems all said Thursday that they were implementing a series of "best practices" recommendations that would see the connections of subscribers accused of copyright violations slowed down or even temporarily blocked if the alleged offenses continue.

Keep reading... Show less

U.S. Copyright Group targets 23,000 downloaders of 'The Expendables'

More than 23,000 U.S. Internet users could soon be notified by their internet service providers (ISPs) that their personal information is being turned over to the U.S. Copyright Group in the largest file sharing lawsuit in U.S. history.

Keep reading... Show less

Canada's government to overturn Internet usage caps

The Canadian government will seek to overturn an independent agency's decision to allow Internet providers the ability to cap usage, effectively turning bandwidth into a commodity.

Keep reading... Show less

As Internet 'hypergiants' proliferate, attacks on human rights increasingly common: study

Amid the rise of the Internet's "hypergiants" -- the massive Internet service providers (ISPs) and network operators at the core of Earth's global communications platform -- smaller media organizations and human rights groups have found themselves on the network's outer fringes, and frequently the targets of devastating cyber-attacks.

Keep reading... Show less

FCC approves controversial 'Net Neutrality' regulations

By a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed so-called "Net Neutrality" rules aimed at prohibiting internet service providers (ISPs) from discriminating between Internet traffic.

Keep reading... Show less

Internet's creator slams 'blight' of web disconnection laws

Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, warned Tuesday of the "blight" of new laws being introduced across the globe allowing people to be cut off from the Internet.

Keep reading... Show less

Google denies selling out on 'net neutrality'

Google tried to derail talk that it has "sold out" on the idea of insuring all data is treated equally when it comes to routing traffic on the Internet.

Keep reading... Show less

Google, Verizon say no 'net neutrality' for wireless

Google and US telecom titan Verizon proposed a legal framework to safeguard "net neutrality" but said the rules should not apply to wireless broadband Internet connections.

Keep reading... Show less

WARNING: The Government Will Do Unspecified Incoherent Things To You

Telecoms have gone full Tea Party on net neutrality:

Keep reading... Show less

Happy Holidays!