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2014-01-16 23:31:54

The D.C. Circuit Court today struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2010 “net neutrality” rule requiring Internet service providers to treat all traffic across their networks the same – discriminating against none and favoring none. The court also, however, ruled the FCC may impose its net neutrality rule if it reclassifies broadband as a “common carrier” as it does telephone service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court today struck...

2014-01-16 12:35:47

PCI Suite designed to simplify technical nature of payment security mandate SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named SecurityMetrics PCI Suite a finalist for the 10(th) Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the PCI Compliance category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced products and solutions that help set the bar higher...

2014-01-14 23:02:33

In response to the D.C. Circuit Court’s opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), releases the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In response to the D.C. Circuit Court's opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC's Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...

Court Rules Against FCC Net Neutrality
2014-01-14 14:08:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Washington appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commissions’s (FCC) net neutrality rules are invalid. The court’s decision could affect the future of the Internet. With the FCC’s net neutrality laws in place, Internet Service Providers (ISP) are unable to discriminate how and what content a user wishes to access. However, without this accountability, ISPs will able to make sites like Hulu slower than other sites...

2014-01-14 12:30:29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband for America released the following statement after today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia: "In 2004, the Federal Communications Commission laid out a statement of Internet freedoms to guide policy. At that time, the members of Broadband for America (BFA) endorsed those freedoms, and have always abided by them. We have built our Internet services on this foundation of openness. Today's decision...

2014-01-09 16:23:08

Online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age now have access to a new and better technology for verifying parental consent and complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium®, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, is pleased to announce that ChildGuardOnline has received approval from the FTC for its knowledge-based authentication method...

2014-01-07 08:41:37

The TantaComm Centralize product suite offers the leanest, most cost-effective and secure compliance solutions available delivering cost savings of 50% MIDDLETON, Wis., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TantaComm, an industry leading provider of interaction recording, security and regulatory compliance, and performance management solutions for contact centers around the world, has achieved Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 2.0 certification for its Centralize...

2014-01-06 12:31:20

Data solutions provider leads industry in security, availability and compliance CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As most business leaders and consumers realize, information security and availability are increasingly in the news and of concern particularly as data shifts to the cloud. A national leader in IT infrastructure and cloud services, Peak 10, is at the forefront of the movement to ensure data security and availability with the successful completion of its annual...

2013-12-27 23:02:42

66 Pct. Do Not Have Plans to Adopt 20 CSC At This Time Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey on security technology trends in the federal government. The survey was conducted by Dimensional Research from September 26 through October 4, 2013, and evaluated the attitudes of 110 federal information technology professionals from military,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.