News tagged with telecommunications services

Canada unveils new cyber monitoring rules

Canada's government Tuesday introduced a bill to give law enforcement authorities sweeping powers to probe online communications, but the move sparked criticism about threats to privacy.

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Internet
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FCC set to unveil rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators are set to reveal their plan Thursday for an overhaul of the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor, with the goal of redirecting the money toward broadband expansion.

dateOct 26, 2011 in Telecom
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Kazakhstan blocks popular blogging platforms

Kazakhstan on Friday blocked access to several popular blogging sites after a court said they contributed to the spread of "terrorism" and religious extremism in the Central Asian state.

dateAug 19, 2011 in Internet
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Billionaires vie for Mexico's telecom market

In one corner: the world's richest man, with a fortune estimated at $74 billion. In the other: two of the biggest media moguls in Latin America, with power to shape public opinion.

dateMay 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Draft trade pact more palatable to tech companies

(AP) -- For three years, technology and telecommunications companies have watched nervously from the sidelines as the United States and nearly a dozen trading partners have negotiated a trade agreement that critics feared ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Business
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Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

(AP) -- A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.

dateApr 15, 2010 in Internet
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