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FCC to examine reasons for Internet traffic jams

...unravel the mystery behind the Internet traffic jams bogging down the delivery...for about one-third of the Internet traffic in the U.S., according to...the status quo and said that "Internet traffic exchange has always been handled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-13/fcc-examine-reasons-intern
Internet traffic broadly affected by electronic attack

WASHINGTON -- A fast-spreading, virus-like infection dramatically slowed Internet traffic Saturday, overwhelming the world's digital pipelines and interfering with Web browsing and e-mail delivery. Monitors reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/26/tec_366775.shtml
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Researchers warn of powerful new Internet attacks

...computers that help manage global Internet traffic, according to security researchers...specialized computers that help direct Internet traffic to its destinations. The attacker...servers that manage global Internet traffic were crippled by a powerful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/18/liv_70782.shtml
Life & style
What's US's role in making the Web secure?

...committee was exploring ways to secure computer networks, a provision to give the president the power to shut down Internet traffic to compromised Web sites in an emergency set off alarms. Corporate leaders and privacy advocates quickly objected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/29/liv_549830.shtml
Life & style
PacTel says Internet calls could cost it $500 million in next 10 years

SAN FRANCISCO - With Internet traffic in California ballooning to 30 percent of all residential phone...problem of phone line congestion, everyone agrees, is to move Internet traffic off the voice network and onto a what is known as a "packet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/26/tec_205904.shtml
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To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

...another bid to assuage the FCC, Charter Communications Inc. also says it will also submit disputes over commercial Internet traffic deals, called "interconnection," to the agency. The net neutrality rules give the FCC the power to hear disputes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/sway-regulators-charter-pl
GOP says FCC bowed to political pressure on 'net neutrality,' IG office opens investigation

...the FCC's previous legal approach, which had prohibited cable and wireless companies from blocking or slowing Internet traffic.The idea is known as net neutrality because it suggests Internet service providers shouldn't discriminate against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/gop-says-fcc-bowed-politic
Solution in search of a problem

...other industries. If consumers think it's wrong for Netflix ? which accounts for a whopping one-third of all Internet traffic ? to pay ISPs extra for huge chunks of bandwidth, then why aren't we demanding first-class airline seats be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/solution-search-probl
Net losses?

...we want the nation's 20th-century regulator of broadcasters and phone companies morphing into a 21st-century Internet traffic cop?We don't need a "Federal Internet Commission."In addition to the self- vs. government-regulation debate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-20/net-losses
Biz Bits

...is Snapchat, which Facebook reportedly tried to buy for $3 billion.NETFLIX INCREASED ITS share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34 percent of data flowing to consumers during peak times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-14/biz-bits