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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...

2014-01-14 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...

2014-01-07 08:36:21

BEIJING, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. ("Qihoo 360" or the "Company") (NYSE: QIHU), a leading Internet company in China, today announced the appointment of Dr. John Liu as Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. Before joining the Company, Dr. Liu served as the Corporate Vice President and Head of Greater China at Google Inc. since January 2008, where he was responsible for business development and operations in Greater China. From 2002 to 2007,...

2013-12-20 12:26:53

Internet Policy Conference To Be Held January 28 in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet Education Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization working to educate the policymakers and the public about the potential of decentralized global Internet to promote communications, commerce and democracy, announced today that Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will address the 10(th) Annual State of the Net Conference on...

2013-12-13 16:26:23

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms--a diverse group of global stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations--held their first meeting in London to discuss global Internet cooperation and governance mechanisms. The Panel expressed strong support for a multistakeholder approach to the future of Internet governance. The conversations held at the...

2013-11-17 20:21:34

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse global group of stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations has formed a Panel on the Future of Global Internet Cooperation. The Panel's first meeting is scheduled for December 12 - 13 in London. Focusing on the pressing issue of Internet governance, and committed to a multistakeholder approach, the Panel plans to release a high-level report in early 2014 for...

2013-10-30 16:31:14

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT), and LINX USA, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for LINX to build and operate a member-owned Internet Exchange in Ashburn, Virginia on DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.'s ("DFT") Ashburn Corporate Campus ("ACC"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120104/MM29780LOGO) The LINX NoVA node will be built at DFT's ACC5 data center and will become part of LINX...