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8,500 Verizon customers disconnected because of “substantial” data use

We asked Verizon whether 50GB a month is a normal cut-off point in its disconnections of rural customers, but the company did not provide a specific answer. 54 more words

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A complete guideline on internet security parameters

With enhanced internet abuse, cyber security parameters have to be strongly implemented. If one desires to have a healthy digital environment in offices and homes, the need for a secured internet connection is utmost necessary. 449 more words

You have 30 more days to tell Ajit Pai not to neuter broadband

While it’s attacking net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing a second proposal that could also limit internet freedom. Under Tom Wheeler, broadband was redefined to mean 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload speeds, but Pai’s FCC wants to change that to include mobile networks with meager 10Mbps/1Mbps speeds. 48 more words

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Social media and Internet

The term Social Media can be best understood as we divide it into two parts where “Social” refers to the people and the concept of communication with them like the exchange of information whereas “Media” primarily refers to the medium or instrument of that communication. 433 more words

Many of the FCC’s record-breaking 21 million net neutrality comments are duplicates — or come from suspicious sources

Start with the 21 million total comments in the agency’s possession. After a sentiment analysis, the FCC received about 13 million comments that support the current net neutrality protections, according to the Emprata report, and it received about 8.6 million comments in support of Pai’s push for repeal. 20 more words

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US ISPs could soon monitor your ‘secret’ porn viewing habits

Industry behemoth MindGeek — the parent company of the world’s 38th-largest website, PornHub, as well as most of the other well-known porn-streaming tube sites and production powerhouses Brazzers and RealityKings — got to work on encrypting its family of sites right away. 37 more words

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FCC will fix America's shitty internet by declaring fast internet access unimportant to Americans

The move would change the Federal Communications Commission’s definition of fast broadband from the current world-lagging 25Mbps/3Mbps to a pitiable 10Mbps/1Mbps. – Cody Doctorow, Boing Boing http://ift.tt/2vmN3Hp

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