USA Internet Blackout Unlikely, Experts Say"If you want some insight into how vital the undersea cables are, you should take a look at the logs of the NANOG [North American Network Operators Group] mailing list, the people that essentially run the Internet's backbone in North America, from ...
The three big questions on Syria's Internet blackoutIt's also possible, though, that the move is simply meant to slow the rebels' recent gains, online and on the ground.
Syrian internet blackout continues for second dayBoing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter ...
Online travel CEOs: How to serve travelers betterIn a recent American consumer satisfaction index survey, consumers rated Travelocity No. 1 in consumer satisfaction. (For) an online travel agency (OTA), the first thing is interline. If you've got a multipoint flight, about 40% of the time we found ...
Digital Pioneers Break Taboos: Investigative Journalism in Latin AmericaThe Forum has been conceived at a time when the issue of organised crime is prevalent in the lives of Latin Americans and largely absent from local print newspapers.
ISPs Delay Monitoring of Illicit File-SharingThe agreement, heavily lobbied for by the Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture Association of America, does not require that internet service providers filter copyrighted material transiting their networks. And despite the ...
South-west preppers plan for the best, prepare for the worst in a world ...The Telstra outage has made a few people around the south-west think about this scenario - at least one resident has already written to The Standard about the need to be prepared for such an eventuality, pointing out that we tend to rely too much on ...
Survival kits and trips to hell, doomsday hysteria grips RussiaAccording to one of the most popular scenarios, on December 21 the sun is going to line up with the center of our Milky Way galaxy which will cause an entire blackout on Earth and a wave of different natural disasters. Doomsday merchandize ... An ...
Cyber Monday brings a frenzy of travel deals26 from 12 midnight until 12 noon, land discounts and savings up to 50 percent off at ten Marriott Resorts in the Caribbean, Latin America and Florida (www.marriott.com): Buy three nights and get three nights free at the ... 30, 2013 (blackout dates ...
US Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 99, 2012 - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ... Forty-seven years ago today, an eerie darkness spread over much of the northeastern United States from Canada, beginning at 5:16 p.m ...
Israel's Gaza Internet Chokehold Stokes Fears Of ShutdownBut rumors of a communications blackout have proliferated on social media, Abusalama said, prompting tech-savvy Palestinians to prepare.
The Dodgers' New TV Deal, the Mariners, and Irrational ExuberanceHere's Dave talking about watching mlb.tv through a Roku, and the comments beneath discuss using proxies to get around blackout areas. If local sports rights keep pushing monthly bills higher, how many people will start to look at Roku/PS3/internet ...
How the Profits Upkeep Commission Helps PG&E Pick Your PocketEven a one-second interruption can cause billions of dollars of damage, as studies showed after the 1993 blackout in the Northeast and in Canada's Ontario province.
Pictures Of The Day Live: 29th November 201229, 2012. Two US-based Internet-monitoring companies say Syria has shut off the Internet nationwide. Activists in Syria reached Thursday by satellite telephone confirmed the unprecedented blackout, which comes amid intense fighting in the capital ...
China Likes America's 'Leadership Transition' Better Than Its OwnChinese, meanwhile, have been subjected to—mostly an official media blackout. ... Small wonder then that China's hyperactive Internet community, known here as Netizens, is paying scant attention to the maneuverings behind the Red Curtains of power.
AT&T, Verizon Phase Out Copper Networks, 'A Lifeline' After SandyPhone companies are phasing out their aging copper-line networks and moving customers to either wireless service or landline phones that run over the Internet. But the newer technology ... Bonomo added that most Verizon customers use cordless phones ...
Much To Look Forward ToBecause of that, I did not experience the 12-day power blackout which my New York host family experienced and I may not see anymore the tree that fell on the roof of my New Jersey hosts.
Reddit Risks Upvoting Itself Into Political ObsolescenceThe disparate community had for one powerful instant closed the gap that is the bane of successful online agitation, between freewheeling umbrage and targeted anger.
The Race for 2016 Starts TodayIt's a sad day for America. It would be even sadder for our nation to see Biden run! Now that's scary! Rafeal - I agree with you, he should be impeached for what happened in Libya!
Obama and Romney Views on Intellectual PropertyWhen SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) were brought to the table, many foreign piracy sites were affected and participants went into blackout mode. Blackout means the sites literally went black or put warnings ...