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2013-10-07 08:29:10

LINX's deployment in CoreSite's Northern Virginia data center campus supports CoreSite's previously announced Open Internet Exchange Hub, aligned with principles of Open IX and providing customers enhanced public connectivity options PHOENIX, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center solutions and the CoreSite Mesh, today announced at NANOG59 that the London Internet Exchange (LINX) has chosen...

Verizon Continues To Challenge FCC Over Net Neutrality
2013-09-16 07:40:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net Neutrality is being debated once again in Washington as Verizon challenges regulations that prevent it favoring high paying customers. Earlier this month, the telecommunications carrier argued in court to be allowed to regulate for itself what is broadcast on its network and at what speed. In 2010 the FCC approved the “Open Internet” rule, which prohibits corporations from determining what is allowed on the Internet. Verizon...

Net Neutrality Case Heats Up As FCC Seeks Internet Regulation
2013-09-10 07:54:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Net neutrality takes center stage again this week as the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit began hearing oral arguments on Monday challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to regulate the Internet. At issue in the case, which pits Verizon Communications against the FCC, is whether the commission has the right to step in and regulate Internet-related matters. A three-judge panel will...

2013-08-22 08:29:37

Revolutionary open-interconnect and Internet peering environment strengthens global ecosystem SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center solutions, today announced the launch of Digital Open Internet Exchange, a global, first of its kind in North America, open-interconnect and peering environment that aims to accommodate the Internet community's demand for more independent and cost-effective exchange...

2013-07-01 23:03:23

Nicknamed the “Grandfather of the Internet,” Farber Played a Key Role in Developing Many Forerunning Technologies to Today’s Internet and Cloud Computing Systems Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology alumnus David Farber '56, M.S. '61 has been named one of 32 inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame, a prestigious annual awards program of the Internet Society which recognizes leaders and luminaries who have made significant contributions to the...

Tim Berners-Lee Warns Against An Internet Takeover
2013-06-12 08:43:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is sounding the alarm bell about how much companies know about what we do online, saying forces are “trying to take control of the Internet” in a way that is undermining the founding principles of the Web. The warning follows recent revelations about the National Security Agency´s PRISM program, under which the spy agency reportedly extracts vast amounts of personal...

2013-03-22 23:05:00

In light of the resignation of Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, praised Genachowski for his leading role in spurring tremendous advances in broadband innovation and the Internet economy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 In light of the resignation of Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Robert Atkinson, President of the...

2013-03-14 20:23:29

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steptoe is pleased to announce that Markham Erickson, who brings more than 20 years of experience in Internet law and policy, has joined the firm as a partner in the Telecom, Internet & Media practice. He will be resident in the firm's Washington office. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/PH77370 ) Mr. Erickson has helped form two leading Internet coalitions. He serves as general counsel to The Internet Association, a trade...

2013-01-30 16:28:55

Comment supports petition seeking national conversation on speeding up transition to all-IP based networks with beta trials to measure consumer benefits SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates, a tech advocacy organization, along with eight other California-based tech groups -- Alphabird, Appallicious, At The Pool, Avetta, iSideWith, Lex Machina, MySocialCloud, and the Silicon Valley Italian Executive Council -- have jointly filed comments with the Federal...

US Ambassadors Refuse To Sign ITU Treaty In Dubai
2012-12-13 18:32:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The US, UK and Canada have announced today that they will not be signing the ITU´s Internet Treaty in its current form. According to the BBC, the US said signing such a treaty would allow for government regulation of the Internet. "It's with a heavy heart and a sense of missed opportunities that the US must communicate that it's not able to sign the agreement in the current form," explained the US Ambassador to the...