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What is the internet? What’s the difference between a web browser and a modem?

What is an internet connection, and what’s it for?The answer is, internet speeds.A few years ago, we started to realize that the Internet could be an enormous resource.But with every increase in speed, the Internet has also become more and more of a bottleneck.At the time, we assumed that the problem would be solved by […]

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Comcast to pay $7.5 billion to settle FCC investigation

Comcast will pay $700 million to settle the Federal Communications Commission’s investigation into whether it abused its market power to control and limit competition.Comcast said Tuesday it will pay the $7,500-per-share settlement in the settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.The settlement was announced in a letter from Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts to Chairman […]

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What’s new for 5G?

If you are on a mobile network with a 5G network, it is possible to upgrade your phone to a 5Gb network.However, you may not be able to do this without paying for the upgrade.5G is a network that is being developed for the internet, but it will require you to pay a subscription fee […]

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How to block a web troll

A common tactic for internet trolls is to ask questions on social media and then post them in response to others who share the same question.It’s a way to show off their own knowledge, but it can also create problems for other people.The Internet Society is taking a more holistic approach to helping people avoid […]

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How to block a web troll

A common tactic for internet trolls is to ask questions on social media and then post them in response to others who share the same question.It’s a way to show off their own knowledge, but it can also create problems for other people.The Internet Society is taking a more holistic approach to helping people avoid […]

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Verizon apologizes for internet outage

Verizon has apologized for a major internet outage that left millions of customers without service.The outage came during the day on Friday and continued through Saturday.It affected the country’s most popular mobile network, and resulted in outages for millions of consumers, including many from rural areas.The company has apologized to customers, and said it will […]

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How to block a web troll

A common tactic for internet trolls is to ask questions on social media and then post them in response to others who share the same question.It’s a way to show off their own knowledge, but it can also create problems for other people.The Internet Society is taking a more holistic approach to helping people avoid […]

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Which Internet Service Providers Are You Really Paying for?

When a company is buying internet service from a telecom company, they are usually paying for a single gigabit connection.If they want to upgrade to a gigabit network, they need to buy that much more bandwidth to support that.A company like Comcast may not want to make that much money off a single customer, but […]

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Verizon apologizes for internet outage

Verizon has apologized for a major internet outage that left millions of customers without service.The outage came during the day on Friday and continued through Saturday.It affected the country’s most popular mobile network, and resulted in outages for millions of consumers, including many from rural areas.The company has apologized to customers, and said it will […]

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Net neutrality will be the internet’s most important civil rights issue

Net neutrality is the concept that internet service providers should treat all traffic equally.It has been championed by activists, tech companies, and a number of politicians, and is being used to pressure the FCC to undo its 2015 decision to reclassify broadband internet as a utility under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.But it also […]

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