Archive for 2010/07/08
District Court Ruling Approves Comcast Peer-to-Peer Settlement; 60 Days Left to File Claims According to Lexington Law GroupPosted: 2010/07/08 in Bandwidth Management, File Sharing, Jurisprudence
Changing Threats and New Technologies Trigger Innovation in the World Firewall Products Market, Finds Frost & SullivanPosted: 2010/07/08 in Bandwidth Management, Education / Awareness, Network Security, Privacy / Data Protection
Features such as Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), load balancing, and VoIP support are commonly included and new capabilities such as application- and identity-based filtering are now being introduced. This will provide better protection for customers while reinvigorating customer demand for the technology
Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia Deploys Blue Coat PacketShaper Appliances to Increase Application VisibilityPosted: 2010/07/08 in Bandwidth Management, Public Policy
Agency Reclaims Bandwidth to Deliver New Services while Protecting Quality of VoIP and Other Mission-Critical Applications
Windows takes care of downloading the file from the original server and then uploads it to the server in question without requiring the extra steps from you
With approximately 54,800 new samples arriving per day, the total size of our collection is almost 12 terabytes. At end of 2007, in contrast, and with only 5.8 million samples, the total size was only 1.1TB.
IBM and European Union Join to Develop New Collaborative e-Business Model Extending Open Source and Cloud TechnologiesPosted: 2010/07/08 in New Business Models, Public Policy, The Cloud
Judges have confirmed that using other companies’ names as online advertising keywords is not an infringement of European trademark law
see C-558/08 on this page: http://tinyurl.com/298d3m3
Google and Microsoft present too.
Verhagen: Work has already begun in various ways. The Netherlands has acquired considerable experience in recent years with supporting projects to promote freedom of expression, particularly on the internet. We are supporting efforts in Belarus, Burma, Iran and other countries aimed at ensuring the greatest possible media diversity. The focuses include scope for a free internet and respect for freedom of speech on the internet. The Netherlands is also working systematically to defend the rights of bloggers and other cyber dissidents who are contending with censorship, persecution or even imprisonment. These Dutch experiences will be presented later this afternoon. In response to the Iranian elections – a striking example of the role of the new media in information provision – I raised in the European Union the issue of protecting freedom of expression on the internet and defending internet access. The possibility was discussed in the EU of drafting a corporate code of conduct to prevent internet filters from ending up in the hands of the wrong regimes. By the way, I am pleased that companies are increasingly aware of the role they can play in promoting human rights. It is good to see that companies, for example in the US, are themselves taking the initiative to develop codes of conduct. I have proposed in the EU that we either endorse a US code or develop a European variant, so that European companies too send a clear message about the importance of fundamental freedoms such as freedom of expression.
Full speech: http://www.isria.com/pages/8_July_2010_80.php
UPDATE: Next year’s conference will be held in The Hague. At the current one, 75 representatives of governments, companies and international organizations were present.
Communiqué issued by the French and Dutch foreign minister
Dutch Cartoonist Arrested, Released for Anti-Muslim Drawings
Nekschot’s work is primarily published on the Internet. His Web site divides his work over more than 10 categories, including “science” and “modern life.” Most of Nekschot’s cartoons feature Muslims and people of color.
Anti-Verdonk activists arrested
Arrest in Holland at anti-Wilders demonstration
Netherlands: Legal battle over banner texts
Balkenende: Banners against Verdonk ‘really terrible‘
- TWC averages 567 IP lookup requests per month, nearly all of them coming from law enforcement. These lookup requests involve everything from suicide threats to child abduction to terrorist activity, and the company says that such cases take “immediate priority.”
- Without a major staffing increase, it simply cannot turn around more than 1,000 requests in a timely fashion without compromising the much more important requests from law enforcement.
- TWC requested that the judge limit subpoena lookups for the US Copyright Group to 28 per month.
- US Copyright Group lawyer Tom Dunlap blasted TWC as a “good ISP for copyright infringers.” , “To the extent TWC’s tactics are just that—letting the public know that TWC is a good ISP for copyright infringers because TWC will fight any subpoenas related to infringers’ activities—TWC exposes itself to a claim for contributory copyright infringement.”