Category Archives for Internet Law

Cox Opposes BMG Plea on Permanent Broad Injunction

Cox Communications has come out to object a request for broad permanent injunction by music publisher BMG. In their request, BMG wants Cox to spy on its customers but they argue that it goes against their privacy policy. They further argue that BMG is seeking an unprecedented permanent injunction that is not limited to the […]

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Cox Sues Tempe over Deal with Google Fiber

Cox Communications has expressed displeasure with the manner in which the City of Tempe awarded Google Fiber the contract to provide Gigabit-speed wired Internet service. As a result, Cox has gone to court to sue Tempe for violating the laid down procedures. Cox filed its lawsuit on September 14 in U.S. District Court in Arizona […]

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Major US ISPs Join Campaign Against Child Sex Abuse

US ISP firms have joined a campaign to curb the spread of child pornographic material on the Internet. According to the Internet Watch Foundation firms such as Yahoo, Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to set in place a system that identifies child pornographic material and blocks these materials online. The anti-child pornography system […]

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Google Gets Extension from the European Union

Google has been given an extension as concerns its court case with the European Union. The search engine company has to answer a case before the anti-trust authority where it’s accused of abuse of powers. The extension for two weeks gives Google time to counter charges with the EU where it is accused of abusing […]

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Republican Lawmakers Fight Back Over New Internet Laws

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is faced with total rebellion arising from the recently approved net neutrality laws. They appeared to have had their way after internet activists and President Barrack Obama publicly supported the laws. Barely days after the approval of the regulation measures, Republican lawmakers have come out to castigate the move that […]

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