As Cablevision prepares to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi phone service, it is suing Verizon Communications for what it alleges are false claims about its Wi-Fi speeds in Verizon ads, reported WirelessWeek.
A security flaw in Verizon's FiOS service exposed email accounts of Verizon customers to hijacking, reports Security Week.
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The President could not have been unaware his decision to back Title II reclassification of the Internet as a common carrier would only come after a long, hard fight.
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Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.
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Wouldn't it be nice, suggests Verizon's CEO, if all the communications services competed on a single, "Open" playing field? Sure, says Neelie Kroes, if you're willing to accept over-the-top competitors.
If a champion of the people was supposed to have emerged from the "public dialog" about how the Open Internet problem was to sort itself out, that champion was difficult to see for all the smoke.
Separated by 4.6 miles of fiber from the customer edge, a select customer exchanged Ethernet traffic with the telco over a 100GigE connection.