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There is no shortage of jokes about ignorance in big business and government, but there are times when some of the things that are really said just sound stupid. Recently members of the Hollywood Cartel decided that Google fiber will lead to an increase in piracy. Their reasoning is a “survey” that was conducted on illegal file haring as it relates to Google Fiber s that came up with some rather interesting numbers (they are magical). Fortunately for anyone wanting a laugh, it was leaked to the gang at TorrentFreak

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Unless you have been living under a rock you have probably heard all about ISPs asking the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) for the right to charge premium fees for prime access across their networks. The argument started when Comcast was punished by the FCC for throttling certain types of traffic. This behavior was originally defended under the blanket of preventing piracy, but it was soon discovered that Comcast had other plans.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 20:30

Google's Gigabit internet launched


It all started around three years ago, when Google decided to enter the field of Internet service providers. Google would not be introduced into the households ADSL or cable Internet access, but optical cable, which should allow Gigabit throughput. Google's vision of the Internet, called Google Fiber, became a reality in the U.S. in Kansas City - the installation has started.

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