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Google now brings in 25% of all North American internet traffic

Recent data from analytics firm Deepfield has Google serving up a massive 25% of all North American internet traffic. While it isn't surprising Google sits atop this list, the growth it has accumulated over the past few years is. Up substantially from…

Verizon's 'Six Strikes' anti-piracy policy unearthed

The controversial “six strikes” anti-piracy system is scheduled to go into effect in the US within the next few weeks. Five major Internet service providers will initially be participating including Verizon, whose policy on the system was recently obtained by…

Comcast offers $10 Internet for low-income families

A new program from cable, telephone, and Internet provider Comcast will provide discounted web access, a low-cost computer, and free Internet training for qualifying low-income families in the US. The service is called Internet Essentials and is expected to help…

Most ISPs deliver advertised speeds, FCC study claims

Most major U.S. Internet service providers deliver at least 82% of their advertised speeds, FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski, revealed at Best Buy in Washington D.C. This is a major improvement over a similar study from just two years ago which…