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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop letting Big Cable abuse our privacy! - 0 views

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    "The FCC is about to vote on rules that make it harder for Comcast and other big cable companies to exploit and profit off our personal data-information about our location, what websites we have visited, and other critical info. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

House Attacks Net Neutrality, Cable Box Reform With Sneaky Budget Rider | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the dysfunction-junction dept As we've noted a few times, there's really only two ways the telecom sector can successfully destroy U.S. net neutrality rules."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic | WIRED - 0 views

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    [Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive cable across the middle of the Atlantic. Dubbed MAREA-Spanish for "tide"-this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth-about 16 million times the bandwidth of your home Internet connection-it will allow the two tech titans to more efficiently move enormous amounts of information between the many computer data centers and network hubs that underpin their popular online services. ...]
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    [Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive cable across the middle of the Atlantic. Dubbed MAREA-Spanish for "tide"-this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth-about 16 million times the bandwidth of your home Internet connection-it will allow the two tech titans to more efficiently move enormous amounts of information between the many computer data centers and network hubs that underpin their popular online services. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

gainst all odds, the FCC voted for the Internet, but.. - 0 views

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    [... cable companies are strong in Congress. Cable giants have been lobbying Congress for years. Now they're asking for big favors. We have to stop them. Find out if your leaders work for you, or your cable company. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How the US could block the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Comcast's $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) is expected to be thoroughly scrutinized by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and it could be blocked if the agencies decide the merger would significantly reduce competition and harm consumers"
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    "Comcast's $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) is expected to be thoroughly scrutinized by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and it could be blocked if the agencies decide the merger would significantly reduce competition and harm consumers"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Study: Cable Cutting To Continue, Especially As Millennials Age | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the streaming-away dept In all of the discussions about cord-cutting, it seems like many times we get lost in the weeds of specific details on certain angles or certain perceptions. Occasionally lost in all of this is the simple fact that the public ditching their cable TV subscriptions is happening and the pace at which it's happening is rising." [# ! … wants to #choose # ! by themselves… # ! …and not another TV # ! Stop #contents #restrictions and #You'll see… # ! #Give The Pe@ple what they want, what they deserve… # ! … and a #new -#fairer- #business #model will #rise.]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Battle For The Net - 0 views

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    [CABLE COMPANIES ARE SPENDING MILLIONS TO GUT NET NEUTRALITY AND slow your internet to a crawl. WE CAN'T LET THEM. ] "Cable companies are famous for high prices and poor service. Several rank as the most hated companies in America. Now, they're attacking the Internet-their one competitor and our only refuge-with plans to charge websites arbitrary fees and slow (to a crawl) any sites that won't pay up. If they win, the Internet dies. "
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