• President Obama urges FCC to reclassify Internet as utility

    Net Neutrality has long been a point of contention for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Internet users, and it has left the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) trying to please everyone. But while the choice ultimately falls to the FCC, President Barrack Obama on Nov. 11 came to the defense of...

  • Netflix spars with Verizon over network slowness

    In early June, Netflix added a notice to their buffering error messages saying, “the Verizon network is crowded right now,” when connectivity was slow. On June 5, Verizon sent Netflix a cease-and-desist letter.

  • Net neutrality debate finally heads to U.S. District Court

    Verizon argues that with the explosion of video and multimedia content, certain network priorities need to be set to allow for the most efficient flow of data.

  • Major Hollywood movie studios lose Australian piracy suit

    Maybe if they’re outraged enough, they can make a movie about it. Thirty-four American and Australian companies, including Paramount Pictures, Viacom Inc., Village Roadshow Ltd. and Walt Disney Co., lost a piracy lawsuit in Australia last week when the nation’s top court ruled that a local Internet service provider (ISP)...

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