Posts Tagged ‘deep packet inspection’

European Union Says It’s Up To Users If They Want A Lot Of Cookies

Broadband's Impact November 10th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 10, 2009 – The European Union’s independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy said Monday that member states will soon be required to implement new privacy rules including requirements that users be offered easier ways to control whether they want cookies stored on their computer equipment.

Deep Packet Inspection Here to Stay, Say Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference Experts

Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality June 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2009 – The problems with so-called “deep packet inspection” are too big to ignore, a panel of broadband experts said on the third and final day of the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference at George Washington University here.

Congress to Reexamine Consumer Privacy on Broadband Networks

Net Neutrality April 23rd, 2009

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2009 – Congressional scrutiny of consumer privacy on broadband networks, especially uses of so-called “deep packet inspection” technology, ramped up Thursday as industry representatives and consumer advocates testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.

FCC Hammers Comcast For Deception and Unreasonable Internet Practices

Expert Opinion, Net Neutrality August 1st, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 1 – The Federal Communication Commission’s enforcement action against Comcast can be seen either as a limited response to a company’s deceptive practices, or a sweeping new venture by the agency into regulating internet policy.

FCC's 'Findings' in Order Against Comcast's Network Management Practices

Documents, Net Neutrality August 1st, 2008

WASHINGTON, August 1 – The following are the six “findings” of which the Federal Communications Commission found Comcast guilty. As is standard practice for the agency, no written document encapsulating these charges was publicly released.

AT&T Lobbyist Says Telecom Company to Alter High-Speed Advertising

Broadband Data July 23rd, 2008

July 22 – A senior AT&T lobbyist said that his company would alter the way that it advertises its high-speed internet tiers, and hinted that the telecommunication giant would soon move to usage-based billing.

Will Bandwidth Demands 'Break' the Internet? Yea or Nay, We Need Independent Monitoring

Expert Opinion June 22nd, 2008

June 22 – Whether or not new bandwidth demands on the Internet cause carriers to offer tiered pricing or to throttle particular applications or protocols, independent monitoring will be crucial.

Internet Subcommittee Chair Hails Universal Broadband Service, Decries FISA

Universal Service June 22nd, 2008

June 20 – All Americans, whether they be poor, handicapped, or rural, have the right to universal broadband service, Rep. Ed Markey said on Friday. The congressman also blasted the compromise foreign surveillance legislation that passed Congress on Friday.

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