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Experts: FCC will adopt Net neutrality rules in early 2015

Yet, it's unclear whether the agency will reclassify broadband as a regulated utility

Rackspace DNS recovers after DDoS brings system down

Some users felt customer serivce was lacking and called for more detailed and frequent updates about the outage


Frequently asked questions about the North Korean Internet incident

Questions abound, but speculation is emerging

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Free geek gift! Download the 'Conversational Geek' e-book

With this easy-to-read overview of geekdom, anyone can get up to speed fast and become conversational in geek

North Korea's Internet restored after 9-hour outage

The outage had led to speculation that the United States had retaliated in the wake of the hack of Sony Pictures

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Don’t make Google the whipping boy for others' failings

Sometimes Google does do evil, but blaming it for the disconnect between the law and the Web is a huge mistake

6 aging protocols that could cripple the Internet

6 aging protocols that could cripple the Internet

From BGP to SSL, several Internet protocols are no match for today’s malicious hackers -- and should be replaced

Internet access tax moratorium extended in US gov't spending package

The moratorium will continue for another year, but the Senate's action leads to debate over Net neutrality taxes

Intel's IoT vision sees far more than chips

The new Intel IoT Platform combines hardware, software, and partnerships designed to help its customers quickly churn out complete systems

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The beginning of the end of the private mail server

Thanks to overzealous filtering by mail relays, the small mail server is becoming an endangered species

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A shadowy consortium opposes your Internet privacy

A cabal of communications companies wants to kill a new Internet standard that will make your Web experience faster and safer

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The Internet of things to bring a new economic boom

IoT is the third big technology 'wave' in the last 50 years -- and perhaps the biggest

IoT in the enterprise up three-fold, study finds

Survey also finds that customer experience is now the top benefit of Internet of Things deployment

Google's gigabit-Internet service in Austin priced at $70 per month

The broadband service is already available in Kansas City and Provo, Utah

FCC chairman gives no timeline for Net neutrality decision

The agency needs to make sure any rules it passes will stand up to a lawsuit, Wheeler says

This is how Google is dealing with 'right to be forgotten' requests

EU data protection authorities will say next week what they think of Google's methods

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Time to secure the Web? EFF says HTTPS can soon be the norm

Led by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Let's Encrypt wants to make HTTP an oddity within a few years' time

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future

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FCC seeks fiber-optic delay data from AT&T

Request comes after CEO Stephenson said AT&T would delay its fiber-optic buildouts two to three years while the FCC considers Net neutrality

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Net neutrality is not a liberal-vs.-conservative issue

A new poll shows Republican voters overwhelmingly oppose Internet fast lanes -- not that you'd know it from the rhetoric in Congress

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