Government

The Real Cost of Regulating the Internet.

The open Internet debate has long focused on protecting content developers from discriminatory treatment by Internet service providers (ISPs). Those who advocate in favor of strong network neutrality rules typically argue that “the next Facebook” or “the next Google” will never see the light of day in a world where ISPs can arbitrarily block or…

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Battle over Internet Regulations is the Civil Rights Struggle of the 21st Century.

The battle over the nation’s high-speed Internet policy is a complicated one and, if carried out inadequately, could spur a series of unintentional outcomes. That conflict is being fought out at the Federal Communications Commission as it considers the Open Internet issue, sometimes referred to as Net Neutrality. Take it from an engineer with 20…

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Looking for a Needle in a Haystack

When you look into all the computers, smartphones, tablets and devices connected to the Internet, you begin to get a feel for the size of the data set from which cyber intelligence is gathered. This subject has drawn a significant amount of interest ever since the Edward Snowden leaks and that is sure to continue…

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As it Appeared in HB: Social Enterprises: A Beacon in Tough Times.

Social Enterprises: A Beacon in Tough Times by Michael Caplinger — HispanicBusiness.com The social enterprise landscape is booming, despite economic indicators that should suggest otherwise. Organizations that exist to assist people without any regard for their own bottom line become more necessary in difficult economic times. Yet the same double-edged sword that makes them necessary also makes…

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Nation's Top Broadband Internet CEOs Urge FCC To Protect Open Internet

With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set to unveil a revised net neutrality proposal on Thursday, twenty-eight CEOs from America’s top broadband Internet companies today sent a letter to the agency urging Commissioners to maintain the light touch regulatory approach that has helped create millions of jobs and vastly improved consumer choice. The signers – CEOs of…

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US to Relinquish Admin Control of Internet.

U.S. officials announced plans to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet, a move likely to please international critics but alarm many business leaders and others who rely on smooth functioning of the Web. Pressure to let go of the final vestiges of U.S. authority over the system of Web addresses and…

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María Contreras-Sweet se sube al “Motor de la Economía”

Que María Contreras-Sweet haya sido la selección del presidente Obama para tomar el timón de la Administración de Pequeños de Estados Unidos no responde a razones fortuitas. Mujer, banquera de éxito y una latina nacida en México, Contreras es también el rostro del sector más pujante de la economía estadounidense. De acuerdo con el Buró…

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Messaging Apps are Now More Popular than Texting.

Smartphone instant messaging applications like iMessage and WhatsApp are more growing in popularity and even far outpacing traditional SMS, according to a new study from Informa. In 2012, on average 19.1 billion messages were sent and received each day over the six most popular mobile chat applications, including Blackberry Messenger, Nimbuzz, Apple’s iMessage, KakaoTalk, WhatsApp,…

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