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UN Ambassadors Meet In Dubai To Discuss Internet Regulation
2012-12-11 16:07:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At the beginning of the month, ambassadors from the United Nations headed to Dubai for the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). This conference has been taking place since December 3 and will continue on till December 14. Here, these ambassadors and representatives to the nations will be discussing the future of the Internet: Who pays for it, how it should be connected, and perhaps most...

Free And Open Internet Debate Begins Today
2012-12-03 10:39:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An 11-day UN conference opens in Dubai today which will play host to some extensive debates from the world´s leaders as to how to govern the Internet. The goal is to update some rather outdated regulations to ensure each nation has similar access to the Internet. Some US tech companies – Google and Microsoft – as well as some US ambassadors are worried these regulations will signal the end of the “free and...

World Conference On International Telecommunications Draws Criticism
2012-11-22 07:17:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An upcoming United Nations conference threatens the "free and open internet,” Google warned this week, saying some countries will use the meeting as an opportunity to shift control of the Internet´s technical specifications and domain name system from US-based organizations to international bodies. “Not all governments support the free and open Internet,” the Internet search giant wrote on its Take Action...

2012-11-12 08:32:44

DENVER and NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, and Sidera networks, the premier supplier of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced that Sidera is providing connectivity between CoreSite data centers located in critical communications markets including Chicago; Boston; New York; Washington, DC; and Reston, VA. Sidera's high capacity network will support the requirements of...

AT&T Inconsistent With FaceTime
2012-11-09 10:49:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online AT&T and consumer advocacy groups have been in a standoff regarding Apple´s FaceTime over cellular networks, and yesterday, AT&T flinched. Big Blue has now said they will enable FaceTime over Cellular for iPhone 5 users on any tiered data plan as well as their Mobile Share plan. While this slight change is welcome, some advocacy groups are still calling for AT&T to open this service to everyone, despite their...

2012-11-07 08:33:45

BEIJING, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. ("Qihoo 360" or the "Company") (NYSE: QIHU), a leading Internet company in China, today announced that it will report its third quarter 2012 financial results on Monday, November 19, 2012, after the close of U.S. markets. Qihoo 360's management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 19, 2012 (8:00 a.m. Beijing time on November 20, 2012). The dial-in details for...

2012-11-05 08:37:38

DENVER, Nov. 05, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that Global Telecom & Technology (GTT) has agreed to extend its backbone network into ten CoreSite data centers. GTT provides one of the world's most extensive networks across North America, Europe, and Asia and this significant upgrade will provide CoreSite customers new opportunities to access diverse business ecosystems...

2012-10-01 02:25:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, in association with Grupo Salinas and Caminos de la Libertad, released a new report detailing steps that nations can take to address critical deficits in connectivity and the freedom to communicate across the Western Hemisphere. Freedom and Connectivity: Advancing the Freedom to Communicate in the Americas calls on government leaders to move communications issues to the top of national...

2012-09-20 02:34:10

Control of New Strings Could Threaten Free Internet WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today urged Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D -W.VA) to block attempts by Google and Amazon to buy control of huge swaths of the Internet by purchasing new generic Top Level Domains through the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). In a letter to Sen. Rockefeller, chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, John M. Simpson,...

AT&T Faces Net Neutrality Complaints
2012-09-19 06:02:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last month, AT&T got back in the game of angering their iPhone customers by announcing they would allow FaceTime calls over 3G, (a new feature in iOS 6) but only if customers dropped their grandfathered unlimited data plans and jumped on one of their new, Mobile Share plans. These plans offer one pool of data for all on the plan at one price, as well as a per-device cost. While some users could end up saving a small amount...