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Obama urges net neutrality; Cruz calls it ‘Obamacare for the Internet’ – LA Times

The President decided to make a statement in support of Net Neutrality.The link is summary of what was said as well as reactions from other in the industry. THE MOST IMPORTANT line in the article is below. Of course Ted

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US to give up control of ICANN

U.S. to Relinquish Control of Internet in 2015 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. U.S. officials are taking steps to relinquish control of the Internet address system. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) within the Commerce Department announced that

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NEWS FLASH!! Pot calls Kettle “BLACK”

From Reuters: (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government’s electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he’d personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure. “When our engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine

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Netflix Agrees to Pay Comcast to End Web Traffic Jam – WSJ.com

Apparently Netflix decided to pay Comcast’s protection. Comcast must have made an offer they Netflix couldn’t refuse. This does not bode well for innovation in the future. I’m sure the other ISPs will also ask for their pound of flesh

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Exhibit A for Net Neutrality

Verizon wants to be paid by consumers and Cogent, but Cogent refuses to pay. by Jon Brodkin – Feb 21 2014, 2:06pm EST BROADBAND NETWORKING 440 Anthony Fine The battle over who should pay to carry Netflix traffic is heating

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Google Drive for Linux Is on the Way | PCWorld Business Center

Someday Linux will no longer be an afterthought. Even to companies that rely so heavily on Linux for their products and internal processes. The Google Drive launch has been one of the big announcements of the week, but it was

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Get 50GB on Box.net for LIFE

This is cool. I am already a user of BOX. I keep copies of my latest resume there and link that with my Linkedin account. So that when people visit my Linkedin profile they can download my resume. One of

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Web Consistency Testing

This is pretty cool. I wonder if something like this could be put in an ant task. Dap: Open Philly

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Project:net.blackhacker.supermarketapi

You might remember that the guys from AisleFinder.com released a service that exposes thier data to all who want to use it. Well I build a simple API to uses this service. It is written in Java under the LGPL licence, so feel free to

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AisleFinder launches SupermarketAPI

Finding information on groceries at your favorite market like Whole Foods or Trader Joes can be a task. NewMe Accelerator startup, AisleFinder is making that task easier. They have launched a Supermarket API, an open source API for the grocery industry. via AisleFinder

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