February 26, 2008  12:50 AM

Japan’s high-speed Internet satellite to keep network connected despite Godzilla rampage

Posted by: 2020viip
FiOS, Internet, Network

Japan is so cool. Granted, I've never been there, but I've been appreciating sushi, Hello Kitty, Akira and karaoke for many years now. Much like the rest of America, I'm considering a Honda as my next car purchase instead of a domestic model.

February 25, 2008  6:42 PM

UPDATE: Amazon says Kindle ‘does not violate net neutrality’

Posted by: Michael Morisy
Amazon, Internet, Net neutrality, Network, Technology

Amazon got back to my questions about whether or not Amazon's Kindle eBook reader violates net neutrality. Their answer: No. Heather Huntoon, a PR manager for Amazon...

February 25, 2008  4:48 PM

Does the Amazon Kindle violate network neutrality principles?

Posted by: Michael Morisy
Amazon, Comcast, Net neutrality, Network, Technology, Telecom

Imagine signing up for broadband service that forces you to buy your computer from the ISP, only allows you to download DRM’d content from them, and only lets you visit pre-approved blogs – which they charge you a per-blog fee to access.

This pretty much summarizes network neutrality...

February 22, 2008  8:47 PM

Open source networking hums along, quietly

Posted by: SusanFogarty
Network management, Network security, Networking, Open source, Routing and switching

Open source has been buzzing lately: Gartner identified it as one of the top 10 trends for 2008, and last week Microsoft announced it was publishing 30,000 pages of documentation for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and launching an "Interoperability Initiative." Google is pushing open...

February 21, 2008  11:10 PM

Geeks defy (and underscore) geek stereotypes

Posted by: 2020viip
Geek culture

I spend a lot of time, possibly too much time, thinking about geek culture, and apparently I'm not the only one. No sooner had I blogged about pundits trying to define the image of the

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February 14, 2008  8:01 PM

Network security concerns: Mo’ remote workers mo’ problems

Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Network, Network management, Network security, Wireless

When the network was built like a castle, located in one static location, it was easier to have perimeter defense--the castle walls, the moat and hill (i.e., the

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February 13, 2008  7:26 PM

IT Ethics

Posted by: Michael Morisy

Over on Slashdot there’s a lively discussion of IT ethics, and what sort of codes (no...

February 12, 2008  7:06 PM

iPhone, oh the madness you have wrought

Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
iPhone, Mobile, Network, Wireless

I just finished writing about how the iPhone's success has made touch-screen smartphones all the rage in 2008. And then this morning I read that Jim Balsille, co-CEO of Research In Motion, told attendees at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that his company

February 7, 2008  8:36 PM

IPv6 makes inroads on the Internet

Posted by: SusanFogarty
DNS, IPv6, Networking, Routing and switching

IPv6 ready This week, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and

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