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Netflix Maintains ISPs Are Not Throttling Streaming On User Accounts
2014-02-13 13:04:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix users have some cause to complain about content they are streaming from the service. A recent court decision allowing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to throttle, or slow down, internet speeds could be a possible explanation behind the recent drop in service. Netflix maintains that speeds have not dipped significantly and it has been business as usual for the streaming content provider. Analysts say ISP throttling is not...

2014-01-27 23:01:05

A federal court overturned the FCC's right to ensure equal access to the web. Technologist Jason Hennessey says the decision could cripple the market. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “NET neutrality” suffered a major blow last week when a federal court overturned the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) right to enforce level, open internet access. Jason Hennessey of EverSpark Interactive says the decision could profoundly change the digital marketplace—and hamper free...

2014-01-22 23:27:37

In response to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, renowned Long Island web design firm, fishbat, discusses an appeals court decision to throw out all “net neutrality” rules. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island web design firm, discusses the impact of the federal net neutrality rules being overturned. This means that Internet companies may have to start charging other websites to use certain amounts of bandwidth. According to a Wall Street...

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,...


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