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'Extortion' claims fly, and telecom double-talk hits new heights

While AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon spin and lobby, the U.S. falls further on Internet speeds

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AT&T’s Net neutrality proposal is a slick sidestep

AT&T proposal for 'user-driven paid prioritization' as an alternative to fast lanes is meant to quiet demands for tighter regulation

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FCC gets record number of Net neutrality comments, what now?

The agency is now focused on analyzing the 3 million comments it has received

Sprint, Windstream traffic routing errors hijacked other ISPs

The errors, which can shut off traffic, are occurring more frequently with little explanation, said Renesys

FCC may put mobile under same Net neutrality rules as wired broadband

The past double standard is a big issue in many public comments, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

By injecting JavaScript ads into your browser, Comcast could be creating unintended security vulnerabilities

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FCC chairman steps up for citizens, competition, and a better Internet

Amid debate over Comcast-Time Warner and Net neutrality, Tom Wheeler speaks of the need for more choice in broadband

FCC's Wheeler: U.S. needs more high-speed broadband competition

The agency will focus on a new broadband competition agenda, its chairman says

Industry groups: FCC shouldn't overturn state laws against municipal broadband

Broadband providers call on the FCC to leave state laws alone

Widespread Time Warner Cable outage disrupts Internet service

The disruption affected more than 11 million residential customers

How to help block the Comcast/Time Warner merger

A combined Comcast/Time Warner Cable could limit and control what you can watch on TV and how you use the Internet

Are you experienced? Not for this IT job

Good luck to the IT manager and assistant separating fact from fiction as they try to fill a networking position

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The OMB gives the agency permission to collect data on the special-access business broadband market

FCC extends Net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15

The public will now have five additional days to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic

Internet outages expected to abate as routers are modified, rebooted

A flurry of updates to internal router databases caused many pieces of equipment to choke

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers

How Yahoo email encryption could help your business

Yahoo's browser plug-in for end-to-end encryption could provide an easy-to-use solution for encrypting webmail

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