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FCC's Wheeler defends Net neutrality rules, discounts investment fears

Several broadband providers have announced expansions since the FCC passed the regulations, Wheeler says


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ISPs do throttle traffic -- and the FCC can't stop it

Fast lanes exist, neutrality doesn't, and this is all perfectly legal under the FCC's new rules

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IT pros blast Google over Android’s refusal to play nice with IPv6

Android’s lack of support for DHCPv6 has put some business users in a tough position

Microsoft, Google, Mozilla team to build a faster Web

Web Assembly will provide a standardized way to compile Web applications before they run, in order to speed their performance

4 things to watch for with Net neutrality rules in effect

With the rules now enforced, watch for possible complaints about Net neutrality violations

Appeals court denies requests to delay Net neutrality rules

The FCC's Net neutrality rules go into effect Friday, as scheduled

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts

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Is the U.S. government abandoning oversight of core Internet functions? What’s really going to change?

The U.S. is planning to transition critical Internet technical functions to the global Internet community. This will impact every Internet user, and you have the power to shape the outcome

Reddit's new anti-harassment rules anger some users

Readers fear the changes will curtail free expression on the site, and questioned the company's motives

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Bots now outnumber humans on the Web

Bot traffic has surpassed humans this year, now accounting for 59 percent of all site visits, according to a report released today

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Economist: The Internet of things will deliver surge of productivity

Harvard economist Michael Porter foresees an IoT-led 'real opportunity for a surge of growth -- a surge of productivity, a surge of innovation'

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We need the Internet police now more than ever

Beyond the reach of traditional policing, Internet crime calls for a new kind of law enforcement agency

Mozilla may offer new browser features only on secure websites

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla says

Cisco's Chambers: Internet of Everything will change business forever

CEO John Chambers pulls no punches when laying out the challenges facing the channel in the IoE era

Why the journey to IPv6 is still the road less traveled

While enterprises may find it easy, service providers can face a lot of work and few immediate rewards

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Public shaming and Internet bullies on parade

Thanks to Twitter, Facebook, and today's media outlets, public humiliation is moving at the speed of the Internet, and there's no stopping it

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Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers

Silicon Valley residents won't have to wait for Google Fiber: The cable giant says it will roll out the service in May

Six Net neutrality lawsuits: What are the complaints about?

The lawsuits from two ISPs and four trade groups focus on violations of administrative process, constitutional questions

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How ICANN enabled legal Website extortion

The .sucks domain was all fun and games until a greedy but enterprising Web registry decided to blackmail major corporations into paying up

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