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Customers suffer slow streams while Netflix and ISPs battle over video delivery, says WSJ

ISPs like Verizon want Netflix to pay for the massive amount of video traffic flowing across its networks. But Netflix is reluctant to do so.

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Cybersecurity

White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality

In response to a petition, the White House said the Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency

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Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014

Buggy firmware, sloppy design, and careless users mean easy pickings for online hackers.

Linking to a website doesn't infringe copyright, Europe's Court of Justice says

Hyperlinks do not infringe on copyrights, the Court of Justice of the European Union said

ICANN's cozy relationship with the U.S. must end, says European Union

Internet governance should be more global according to a new EU policy paper

Report: EU loses faith in U.S. ability to manage Internet

A new policy proposal from the European Commission is scheduled to be released Wednesday, that will push to globalize Internet functions.

Slew of spoofs used in massive, record-breaking DDoS attack

The attack peaked at over 400Gbps according to CloudFlare, the company whose infrastructure was targeted

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Verizon denies throttling Amazon's cloud, Netflix

Verizon is denying a charge leveled by a security expert that limits bandwidth to Amazon Web Services and Netflix after a recent court decision.

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Mobile devices will mob the Internet, researchers forecast

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow by 61 percent annually into 2018, and wearables will increasingly play a role, Cisco researchers estimate.

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Could your TV really spam you?

Some researchers say that in the Internet of Things, botnets may be able to infect your TV, refrigerator, or other smart devices; but other security experts are skeptical.