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Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Google Fiber is one of the most sought-after hook-ups in the country. The search giant’s fiber optic program offers great Internet speed at not terribly high prices, providing a solid alternative to the frequently evil … [Read more...]

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

I love calling myself a native New Yorker, but today, I'm even more proud to have that distinction. Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $1 billion plan to improve access to high-speed Internet across New York … [Read more...]

New Legislation Takes Aim at FCC & Net “Fast Lanes”

New Legislation Takes Aim at FCC & Net “Fast Lanes”

The situation regarding the FCC’s ineptitude over net neutrality has been making headlines lately, with the commission having essentially capitulated to the lobbyists employed by ISPs and preparing to allow them to … [Read more...]

Five Internet Service Providers Accused of Throttling Speeds to Get More Cash

Five Internet Service Providers Accused of Throttling Speeds to Get More Cash

Five core unnamed internet service providers in the United States (and one in Europe) have been accused of intentionally throttling the Internet service of its users. This accusation comes directly from Level 3, a … [Read more...]

ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled

ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled

A United States Chamber of Commerce representative made the official announcement today that the Copyright Alert System, also known as the “six-strike” system, is now fully in place across Internet Service … [Read more...]

Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber

Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber

In the past few years, Google has taken up the enormous challenge of single-handedly bringing U.S. Internet speeds up to snuff with its Google Fiber service. None of that 2o Mbps, 50 Mbps or even 100 Mbps nonsense -- … [Read more...]

Six Strikes And Your Internet Speeds Are Throttled

Six Strikes And Your Internet Speeds Are Throttled

My fellow Internet users, today marks the day, after much delay that the Six Strikes System (also known as the Copyright Alert System) goes into effect.  Over the course of the next several days, participating ISP's will … [Read more...]

I’m In the 1% of Internet Users Within the US

I’m In the 1% of Internet Users Within the US

I recently ran an Internet speed test, the results came back and reaffirmed that I am in fact receiving the speeds I'm paying for with my Verizon FiOS connection. I pay for 75Mbps download and 35Mbps upload and as you … [Read more...]

Kim Dotcom Planning $400 Million Fiber Cable To New Zealand

Kim Dotcom Planning $400 Million Fiber Cable To New Zealand

In what appears to be a very humanitarian move, Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload and the upcoming new Me.ga, announced last night that he plans to build a $400 million (NZD) cable running across the Pacific Ocean and … [Read more...]

10 ISP’s Found to be Using Search Redirects to Make Easy Money

10 ISP’s Found to be Using Search Redirects to Make Easy Money

As someone who spends the majority of my day on the Internet (probably a tad more than I should), I like to think that I have a sacred bond with my Internet Service Provider (ISP).  After all, if my ISP didn’t do their … [Read more...]