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Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Netflix to Join ‘Internet Slowdown’ Protest Over Net Neutrality   —  Your videos won't load slower, but the protest could add more pressure on the FCC to enact tough rules.  —  If you see a spinning loading icon when you try to watch Netflix videos Wednesday, there isn't a problem with your Internet connection.
Sep 8, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Snowden: The NSA Caused a Massive Internet Blackout in Syria   —  The National Security Agency inadvertently brought Syria's Internet to a screeching halt nationwide in 2012 after a failed attempt to hack into the war-torn country's communications data, according to a new claim by Edward Snowden.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Cable Companies: Google Threatens Net Neutrality, Not Us   —  Internet service providers are urging the FCC to regulate popular websites.  —  The real threat to online freedom is from Internet giants like Google and Netflix, according to major cable companies.
Jul 27, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill CISA in 12-3 vote   —  Senate Panel Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite NSA Fears  —  Privacy groups warn the legislation would give the spy agency access to even more personal data.  —  The Senate Intelligence Committee approved …
Jul 8, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / NationalJournal.com:
Six Strikes delivers 1.3M copyright violation notices in 10 months, to double in size in 2014   —  Entertainment Companies Caught 1.3 Million Alleged Pirates  —  Under an initiative, movie studios and record labels don't need a court to go after copyright violations.
May 28, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Google, Facebook Warn NSA Bill Wouldn't Stop Mass Surveillance   —  Several powerful tech companies join a chorus of privacy groups withdrawing support for the USA Freedom Act—which the House will vote on Thursday.  —  A day before the House will vote on a major bill designed to reign …
May 21, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / NationalJournal.com:
House to Advance Bill to End Mass NSA Surveillance   —  A bill that would effectively end most of the National Security Agency's spy programs is finally getting its day in congressional court.  —  The House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup of the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday …
May 5, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / NationalJournal:
Netflix's Net-Neutrality Plea Gets Rejected by the FCC   —  The Federal Communications Commission has no plans to expand its net-neutrality rules to ensure that services like Netflix can connect to Internet providers' networks for free.  But the agency is eyeing other avenues …
Apr 1, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context
Josh Smith / NationalJournal.com:
Senate Blocks Resolution to Overturn Net-Neutrality Rules   —  Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Tex., opposes net neutrality regulations  —  The Senate voted, 46-52, against moving forward with a resolution that would overturn federal regulations that govern anticompetitive behavior online.
Nov 10, 2011, 12:55 PMIn context
Sara Jerome / NationalJournal:
Kohl Seeks to Block AT&T Merger   —  Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., who chairs the Senate's Antitrust Subcommitteee, is calling for regulators to block the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, saying on Wednesday that it would be “highly dangerous to competition and consumers.”
Jul 20, 2011, 2:10 PMIn context

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The Carlsberg Group goes ‘GloCal’ with Office 365  —  Denmark-based brewery finds the right balance between working together at a global level and allowing its many strong regional beer brands to flourish.
VMware:
Top Five Reasons Why Your Organization Should Consider Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery  —  Few organizations can afford the downtime caused by a disaster.  Those capable of weathering such events usually have the datacenters …
Zoho:
5 New Features in Zoho Sites You Can't Miss  —  Well, these are in continuation with the new features that we have been adding in Zoho Sites for past few months.  We've made those little touches …
Syncano:
6 Reasons Why We Love React.js  —  Our front-end team loves trying new things.  New frameworks, new build tools... anything that makes our work more efficient deserves my attention.