Pleading for net neutrality : Political and economical overviews at stake

President Barack Obama recently expressed himself on the question of net neutrality. He urged the Federal Communications Commission to follow the government’s plan to qualify it as a utility, which didn’t seem to please the Head of the agency, Tom Wheeler. But why did Obama’s intervention cause such a rumble?

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Source: http://thestack.com/obama-fcc-strongest-possible-rules-net-neutrality-101114

 
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Dutch court withdraws The Pirate Bay’s ban


The Hague Appeals Court has reversed the order prohibiting the access of the The Pirate Bay website by major Internet Service Providers (ISP).

The_Pirate_BayThe Pirate Bay website must be one of the most censored sites in the world. By providing links to videos or files that infringe copyright, the website has been the target of many appeals from the Hollywood funded anti-piracy group BREIN. After trying to force the site to self censor links infringing copyright, the Dutch anti-piracy group filed a complaint ordering Ziggo, one of the main ISP in the Netherlands to block all access to the website. Joined by XS4ALL, another Dutch ISP, they were ordered in 2011 to stop all links accessing the site. (suite…)

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