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.tera Protocol, Client released

Billed as ‘a secure successor to the torrent protocol’, tera was simultaneously announced and released as an open-source project earlier today.

Although the two protocols have many similar features, .tera contains several privacy-focused upgrades. 71 more words

Trade group, Texas broadband company first to sue over net neutrality

NEW YORK – The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government’s new Internet traffic rules are “premature” and may be dismissed because they were filed too early. 328 more words

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Originally posted on Tumblr, 2/27/15. A lot of people ignored the fact that the internet was deemed a place free from the clutches of corporations and the government… 13 more words

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Lawsuit wave challenges FCC on net neutrality

The order, which has not taken effect yet, is already being challenged by firms across the United States. As reported by Reuters, the first wave of lawsuits was filed on Monday by companies under the USTelecom umbrella, which argued that the new net neutrality rules are “arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion.” […] USTelecom, which counts as members companies including AT&T and Verizon, said the organization supports open Internet rules, but says it also encourages a regulatory approach which does not involve reclassifying Internet access as a utility. 20 more words

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FCC releases 313-page document for Net Neutrality rulings

Posted: March 24, 2015 | Written by Ariel Schiller

Last month the Federal Communications Commission voted to regulate the Internet under Title II of The Communications Act. 280 more words

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House Committee Asks Same Net Neutrality Questions As The 4 Previous Committees

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler was once again called before Congress today. His task: to justify the commission’s vote to protect consumers from the potential, likely harms of monopoly ISPs out to make a buck in any way they can. 549 more words