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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
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
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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A tangled Web

...It's a terrible idea, through and through.The proposed rules ? which would increase regulatory oversight of Internet traffic by reclassifying it from an "information service" to a "telecommunication service" ? are widely supported by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-14/tangled-web
HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

...about its customers' overall viewership patterns. Netflix-watching accounts for about one-third of U.S. Internet traffic in the evening, according to Sandvine.Amazon.com Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Google's YouTube also offer Internet-only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/hbo-unleashes-streaming-ca
Syrian Electronic Army hacks Gigya Web site

...discovered "sporadic failures with access to our service," Salyer wrote.The executive said hackers had rerouted Internet traffic from Gigya's Web site to an outside computer server. That server generated a message to visitors that their site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/syrian-electronic-army-hac
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
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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
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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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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