Tag Archives: internet

It Has Begun: Time Warner Cable to put bandwidth cap on home internet (40GB!)

BusinessWeek: In the case of Time Warner Cable, customers will be charged from $29.95 to $54.90 a month, based on data consumption and desired connection speed. Customers will be charged $1 for each gigabyte (GB) over their plan’s cap. Time … Continue reading

Google marks every single website on the Internet as malware

On Saturday morning between 6:30am and 7:25am PST, Google accidentally marked every single website on the Internet as malware… including this one! It was awesome. Explanation of what happened at the link below, but essentially, they added every single site … Continue reading

UK regulators uphold complaint against Virgin download caps

A complaint against Virgin Media has been upheld by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, which ordered it not to run its “HATE TO WAIT?” ad campaign again. The ad, regulators said, did not accurately depict the speed of its internet service. … Continue reading

Time Warner cable metering internet in test markets

Time Warner’s plans to meter its cable internet are taking shape. The short of it: $1 for every gigabyte over the plan’s standard allowance, which will be 5 GB for a $30 plan and 40GB for a $60 plan. This … Continue reading

Power On Self Test: Pressure suit not required

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Are you addicted to blazing-fast internet?

Connectivity travails led me to a new realization. I’m no longer reliant on the internet: I’m reliant on low-latency, high-bandwidth internet. The lack of it makes it impossible to work fast, turns me into a whiny irritant to my colleagues, … Continue reading

Representative wants free, porn-less Internet for all

Disappointed with the predictability of the victors in the recent spectrum auction, which saw AT&T and Verizon walking away with 70% of the up-for-grabs airwaves, Representative Anna G. Eshoo (Gesundheit! Wokka wokka!) wants the FCC to auction off the 2155-2175Mhz … Continue reading

The Internet is maddening for the blind

There’s a fascinating article over at Computer World about the difficulty the blind have using the Internet as web site design becomes increasingly sophisticated and image based. This is certainly enough to make me feel guilty about never bothering to … Continue reading

Chrysler to Offer In-Car Internet This Year

Image: Khalid Almasoud Chrysler will start providing in-car internet access later this year, reports the Washington Post. It sounds like they’ll be licensing some flavor of 3G cellular internet, then distributing the connection in the car via Wi-Fi. A monthly … Continue reading

Interview with AT&T’s “Filter the Internet” Exec

Thomas Mennecke’s interview with AT&T’s Jim Cicconi, Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs (yikes!), A.K.A. “The guy who brought up the ‘filtering the internet’ mess at CES,” is too full of enlightening peeks the mind of AT&T … Continue reading