England Turning Up The Heat on Internet Trolls

England is getting tougher on Internet trolls it seems, the BBC is out along with a host of other publications, that the most serious offenders could now see their sentence quadrupled from 6 months in jail to 24 months in jail. I remember last year reading an article about a British boxer, The Guardian covered it, When Curtis Woodhouse lost his English light-welterweight title on points to Shane … [Read more...]

Reforms Needed Before U.S. Hands Over Control of ICANN

Senator Mark Warner (D-Va) wrote a piece on Information Week that discusses the reforms that need to be addressed before the keys to ICANN are handed over. He touches upon things like, Who will hold ICANN accountable, transparency with the public and the sanctity of the DNS. From the article: The FCC recently received more than 3.7 million comments on its proposed rules to govern how … [Read more...]

News Corp Acquires Publicly Traded Move.com For $950M

News Corp has agreed to acquire Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE) "a leading online real estate business that brings consumers and Realtors® together to facilitate the sale and rental of real estate in the United States." "The Move Network of websites, which also includes Move.com, reaches approximately 35 million people per month, who spend an average of 22 minutes each on its sites1. REA Group … [Read more...]

The Bash Bug Has No Easy Fix and Could Be More Problematic Than Heartbleed

Earlier in the year it was Heartbleed and now there is another bug that has been uncovered, Shell Shock, which could be even more problematic. Many outlets have covered the topic and NPR did a good job breaking down, the who, what, where and what potential steps to take. From the article: Hundreds of millions of computers and networks are at risk after a bug called Shellshock was found this … [Read more...]

SeekingAlpha: Facebook May Become Bigger Than Google AdSense

In very interesting post was just published on SeekingAlpha.com, entitled "Facebook May Become Bigger Than Google AdSense" The author of the post is Alex Cho who is according to his bio a  "top contributor on Seeking Alpha in both the long ideas and technology section of the website. Alex Cho's articles have been featured on The Motley Fool, The Street, and Benzinga. Alex Cho has been featured … [Read more...]

There are now over 1Billion Websites on the Internet

The Internet now has over 1 Billion websites, that is according to Internet Live Stats. The website points out, "By "Website" we mean unique hostname (a name which can be resolved, using a name server, into an IP Address). It must be noted that around 75% of websites today are not active, but parked domains or similar. " Tech Times wrote: Rejoice! The Internet recently reached more than 1 … [Read more...]

FCC Receives Over 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

Yesterday was the last day to get comments into the FCC with regards to Net Neutrality. Tech Crunch noted that there were over 3 million comments with a few hours left, this was double the number reported last week. There were several websites that asked for the public to speak up. Name Cheap has been out there urging everyone to get involved, and Blake Irving of Go Daddy sent a letter to FCC … [Read more...]