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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,...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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