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Britain's High Court Orders Block Of File-sharing Site The Pirate Bay
2012-05-01 07:38:20

Britain´s leading Internet service providers must begin blocking the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, the nation´s High Court ruled on Monday. The order follows a lawsuit filed by major record labels, including Sony and EMI, who accused Britain´s top ISPs of facilitating the infringement of their copyrights by not preventing access to The Pirate Bay. The Swedish file-sharing website hosts links to download pirated free music, games, videos and software, including...

Australian Court Upholds Internet Piracy Ruling
2012-04-21 03:25:35

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com An Australian federal court ruling has provided cover for internet service providers (ISP) hoping to avoid being held responsible for copyright violations committed by their customers. In the first such case to reach any country´s highest court, a group of Australian and international entertainment studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, alleged that the Australian ISP iiNet allowed for the copyright infringement on their properties through illegal...

Surveillance-free ISP Promises Privacy Over Profits
2012-04-12 05:56:23

An upstart telecom and Internet service provider seeks to give customers something very rare in an age of growing surveillance: the complete protection of privacy from government spying, wiretapping, and other unconstitutional anti-privacy measures. The non-profit company, which is still in its planning stages, was founded by Nicholas Merrill, a 39-year-old former telecom engineer who previously ran a New York-based Internet provider. Speaking with CNET on Tuesday, Merrill said he wants...

2012-03-18 23:01:25

Lakeland Networks, a full service internet services provider located in Bracebridge, Ontario offering a wide range of communication and IT services, announces that they have recently been approved as a distributor for NEC telephone hardware sales, the leading supplier for VoIP telephone systems. Bracebridge, Ontario (PRWEB) March 18, 2012 Lakeland Networks (http://www.lakelandnetworks.com), a Canadian ISP company that delivers an extensive range of communication and IT services to business...

As ISPs Prepare to Police Web Piracy, Questions of Efficacy and Motive Remain
2012-03-17 05:15:53

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com Depending on whether or not you use peer-to-peer networks for file sharing, you may or may not remember a brief battery of blogosphere fireworks last summer after a handful of major internet service providers (ISPs) announced that they had reached an agreement with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). According to that deal - euphemistically dubbed the “Memorandum of Understanding”...


Latest ISP Reference Libraries

Internet Service Provider
2013-01-20 09:16:23

An internet service provider or ISP is an organization or company that provides access to the internet through copper wires, phone lines, wireless, or fiber-optic cables. There are two types of ISPs, hosting and transit. The hosting ISP is like a co-location center where it will lease server space to people and smaller businesses. The transit ISP provides a large amount of bandwidth to connect hosting ISPs to access ISPs. The ISP can be community owned providing the service as non-profit...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'