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2011-04-11 04:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mu Dynamics, Inc. (www.mudynamics.com), the leader in validating and testing application-aware networks, today announced the only testing solution on the market capable of immediately and accurately recreating applications to determine how they affect networks. This real-time solution boasts thousands of downloadable, ready-to-run, application-specific tests on Mu TestCloud, a rapidly growing online collaborative community for the sharing...

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2011-04-10 07:15:06

The House of Representatives voted to reject Internet "neutrality" rules on Friday. The rules were adopted last year to help keep Internet service providers from blocking certain traffic. House Republicans pushed through a measure disapproving the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) rules.  Tech and telecom giants like Verizon and Communications Inc. and Microsoft Corp could be affected. A similar decision has been offered in theSenate, but the White House said on Monday that...

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2011-04-05 07:51:09

A US appeals court on Monday dismissed MetroPCS and Verizon Communications Inc's challenge of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) December ruling of net neutrality, saying the complaints were filed prematurely. The two companies accused the FCC of exceeding its authority in making new rules with the goal to regulate Internet traffic. The FCC order was criticized by opponents as government intrusion into regulating the Internet. The order would prevent network operators from...

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2011-03-13 07:00:00

Google's dominance in Internet search is among top issues the Senate's leading legislator on antitrust issues plans to probe in the coming months. Senator Herb Kohl, D-Wisconsin, who heads the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, listed priority issues -- which also include media consolidation and net neutrality -- in an announcement Thursday highlighting his top concerns for the 112th Congress. Kohl called out Google specifically as a...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed an amendment to the continuing resolution that would prevent the Federal Communications Commission from using any federal funds to enforce the net neutrality rules it approved in December. The following statements by technology policy experts at The Heartland Institute may be used for attribution. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 20, 2011 The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed an amendment to the continuing resolution that would...

2011-01-20 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications on Thursday (Jan. 20) filed an appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the Federal Communications Commission's Report and Order on rules dealing with the issue of net neutrality. The following statement should be attributed to Michael E. Glover, Verizon senior vice president and deputy general counsel: "Verizon has long been committed to preserving an open Internet and...

2011-01-06 11:43:00

Premier event unites industry leaders, solution providers to discuss national broadband plan and net neutrality ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rural telecom industry will discuss and debate the national broadband plan (NBP) and net neutrality issues at the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association's Annual Meeting & EXPO, February 13-16 in Dallas, Texas. Blair Levin, one of the leading authors of the NBP, will join NTCA members Delbert Wilson,...

2010-12-23 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules dealing with the issue of "net neutrality." The following statement should be attributed to the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP): The Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) recognizes and appreciates the FCC's efforts to develop its proposed Network Neutrality regulations. HTTP and its members are pleased that...

2010-12-22 07:00:00

Chairman's Net Neutrality Order Appears to Allow for Continued Expansion of Broadband to All Americans WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today announced support for the passage of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski's Open Internet Order pending a full and thorough review of the order once it is made public. The provisions seemingly offered by the order appear to be a notable...

2010-12-21 15:32:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Japanese American Citizens League issues the following statement in response to the Open Internet Order passed today by the Federal Communications Commission during its December meeting. As the oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) has carefully followed and actively participated in net neutrality discussions for more than a year. We have been...


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