Kathryn C. Brown is New ISOC CEO

Brown succeeds Lynn St. Amour, stepping down after 15 years with Internet Society   [Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland – 19 December 2013] – The Internet Society announced today the appointment of Kathryn C. Brown as its new Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2014. Ms. Brown brings more than 30 years of experience to …

Satellite ultra-broadband in Europe & Africa

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Satellite ultra-broadband in Europe & Africa   http://www.reportlinker.com/p01029508/Satellite-ultra-broadband-in-Europe–Africa.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Broadband   In this report, IDATE identifies the latest developments and major trends in the broadband and ultra-fast broadband markets. After a detailed analysis of the …

Judge Richard J. Leon rules NSA phone call records likely violates the Constitution

WASHINGTON — A federal district judge ruled on Monday that the National Security Agency program that is systematically keeping records of all Americans’ phone calls most likely violates the Constitution, describing its technology as “almost Orwellian” and suggesting that James Madison would be “aghast” to learn that the government was encroaching on liberty in such …

India to push for freeing Internet from U.S. control

In view of its growing cyber security concerns, India has decided to challenge the U.S. government’s control over the Internet and ensure that the trio of the U.S., Russia and China does not ignore India’s concerns while developing an international regime for Internet governance.   India will also push for storing all Internet data within …

Someone’s been siphoning data through a huge security hole in the internet

In 2008, two security researchers at the DefCon hacker conference demonstrated a massive security vulnerability in the worldwide internet traffic-routing system — a vulnerability so severe that it could allow intelligence agencies, corporate spies or criminals to intercept massive amounts of data, or even tamper with it on the fly.   The traffic hijack, they …

ICANN Issues Advice to IT Professionals on Name Collision Identification and Mitigation

6 December 2013Los Angeles, California… ICANN today issued comprehensive advice to IT professionals worldwide on how to proactively identify and manage private name space leakage into the public Domain Name System (DNS) and thus, eliminate the causes of name collisions as new Top Level Domains (TLDs) are added to the DNS. In a report titled …