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EU threatens to open e-commerce antitrust investigations

Manufacturers and suppliers may be unfairly restricting retailers' access to e-commerce channels, the European Commission warns

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Internet naming system not US property, says congressional watchdog

The GAO opinion could weaken some of the Republican opposition to the transfer of IANA functions

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Meetup brings people together IRL

After 9/11 Meetup founder Scott Heiferman saw an opportunity to use the internet to get people off the internet and connecting and sharing interests in real life.

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4 reasons broadband data caps must die

Recent reports about wildly inaccurate usage meter readings bolster the case against cap overage fees

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Why Microsoft's Edge browser is missing its edge

More than a year after its introduction, Edge remains underwhelming and a very much a work in progress

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Google, Apple, Twitter, and others back Microsoft over gag orders

Civil rights groups and tech companies have filed briefs to back Microsoft's fight over the use of gag orders accompanying data requests by government

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No let-up in devastating decline of Microsoft's browsers

Microsoft's browsers continued to hemorrhage users in August

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5 more ways your ISP is screwing you

Not a cord cutter yet? Then you can probably relate to at least a few of these rip-offs

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How to turn on HTTPS company-wide in one swoop

The GSA's effort to get all federal websites and services to use HTTPS reveals some points to keep in mind for your own switchover

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EU outlines stiff new net neutrality rules

Meanwhile, a court battle over net neutrality is ongoing in the United States

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36% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 36% on Amazon.

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Pay more, get less: T-Mobile, Sprint undercut net neutrality

Customers are up in arms, and the FCC must finally draw the lines with open internet regulations

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Proposed 'social media ID, please' law draws outrage

President Obama's proposal for foreign travelers is so bad, say critics, it must have been hatched by Donald Trump

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Nginx web server upgrade focuses on web security, JavaScript configuration

Nginx Plus Release 10 adds a web app firewall, IP transparency, and support for the nginScript configuration and control language

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The hidden cause of slow Internet and how to fix it

The culprit is a TCP-related phenomenon known as 'bufferbloat'

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Poorly configured DNSSEC servers at root of DDoS attacks

Admins need to ensure that their DNSSEC domains are properly set up -- which can be easier said than done

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Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for terrorist ties

The social network has suspended 235,000 in last six months alone, with rate of daily suspensions up 80%

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FCC won't back down on broadband users' privacy

Broadband providers argue they have consumers' interests at heart as they continue their fight against regulation as common carriers

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