Net Neutrality

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 23, 2011

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110923_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Facebook announced even more plans to transform your profile page. In weeks, Facebook will roll out a new feature called the Timeline, which shares your images, videos and activities in an interactive collage. New Facebook apps will also let you share music and movies with friends. In […]

Cyber Security

Netherlands Passes Net Neutrality Laws

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The Netherlands became the second country in the world to write network neutrality laws for telecom providers. The law bans carriers from blocking services or charging fees for using programs like Skype. The United States is trying to draft similar laws, but is running into legal battles with the telecom industry. Read the full article […]

European Commission

European Commission Investigating Net Neutrality

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The European Commission is investigating wireless carriers to make sure they aren’t blocking selective Internet traffic. Network neutrality has become a contentious issue, with sides arguing consumer protection versus overreaching government control. The outcome of European investigations could impact worldwide consensus. Read the full article at NYTimes.com

Verizon

Verizon Challenges Internet Regulations

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Verizon Communications filed an appeal of the FCC’s latest net neutrality regulations that let internet providers ration their connection. The appeal argues that the new rules grant the FCC power that is beyond even the authority of the U.S. Congress. The controversial rules were passed by a 3-2 vote and this appeal will be the […]

International CES 2011: What We Didn’t See

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International CES 2011 is in the history books and it was a wonderful show. Over 135,000 attendees, over 20,000 new product announcements, over 1.6 million square feet of exhibit space — it was a non-stop tech festival that truly has no equal anywhere on Earth. Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Vizio, Joe, Sally, Tom, […]