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2008-07-02 06:00:25

By Goldsborough, Reid Change inevitably brings conflict. As such, the biggest Internet controversy these days is over "Net neutrality," also referred to by the more technical term of "packet prioritization," though the meanings are opposite. With Net neutrality, all packets of data are treated equally, none given priority over another, regardless of whether the originator is Disney putting out trailers for its latest blockbuster or your dizzy neighbor putting out homespun footage of his...

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2008-04-23 00:20:00

U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin said Tuesday his agency has sufficient authority to prevent discrimination by Internet service providers."I do not believe any additional regulations are needed at this time," Martin said, during testimony at a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee. The Commission had previously conducted two hearings on the issue of "network management", following admissions by Comcast Corp that it had delayed file-sharing traffic for...

2007-07-12 12:22:33

William (Bill) McGorry has been appointed Chairman of Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame. In this role, McGorry will oversee the nominating process and manage the annual awards event, held this year on October 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Proceeds from this black-tie event will benefit the Broadcasters' Foundation and Cable Positive. With more than 20 years experience in the publishing industry, McGorry was instrumental in the growth of some of the media...

2007-06-11 18:00:21

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning marketing executive Chris Moseley has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing for The History Channel. The announcement was made today by Nancy Dubuc, Executive Vice President and General Manager, The History Channel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051031/HISTORYLOGO ) In her new role, Moseley will spearhead all marketing, promotional and branding campaigns for The History Channel and its domestic networks...

2005-12-12 18:36:18

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. cable companies plan to launch packages of family-oriented channels soon, an industry official said on Monday, bowing to pressure from lawmakers and regulators to help parents weed out potentially objectionable shows. Six companies that have more than half of U.S. cable subscribers, including Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Inc., plan to unveil the packages soon, Kyle McSlarrow, head of the National Cable & Telecommunications...

2005-12-12 17:13:29

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. cable companies plan to launch packages of family-oriented channels soon, an industry official said on Monday, bowing to pressure from lawmakers and regulators to help parents weed out potentially objectionable shows. Six companies that have more than half of U.S. cable subscribers, including Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Inc., plan to unveil the packages soon, Kyle McSlarrow, head of the National Cable & Telecommunications...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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