Kim Dotcom plan to give New Zealanders free internet

Kim Dotcom’s plan to give New Zealanders free internet could just work - The Next Web: " If Dotcom manages to wrestle his way out of his potential extradition and successfully sues the government and works towards regaining Pacific Fibre’s original customers that had committed 10 year contracts, it could just work. He just couldn’t do it alone. Dotcom is only estimated to be worth $200 million USD (including assets), which is only just over half of what’s actually required to build the cable let alone run a sustainable company. Lucky for him, many have shown interest in the project, with over 1,000 people responding to the initial tweet that day and already receiving offers of interest."

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Samsung reveals Black Friday camera deals
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The new Samsung Galaxy Note II during a launch event. Photo: AP
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Nexus 4 teardown reveals mysterious LTE chip
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Internet sales tax will hurt small businesses
Baltimore Sun
... November 18, 2012. As the owner of a flower shop in Aberdeen, I am very concerned with new legislation currently being considered in Congress: the "Marketplace Fairness Act" and the "Marketplace Equity Act," which will add sales tax to Internet sales.

Authorities target SD Internet lender
Webb owns at least nine Internet lending businesses, according to court records. Regulators accuse Webb and his businesses of illegal lending and collection practices, operating without a license in states and dodging state limits on interest rates.

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Google Judge Accepts $22.5 Million FTC Privacy Settlement
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Many Rural AT&T Customers Still Lack High-Speed Internet Despite Merger ...
Huffington Post
That promise carried the day. The Federal Communications Commission allowed the two companies to merge on the condition that AT&T offer broadband Internet to every customer in its territory by the end of 2007. But five years after that deadline ...

Regulatory stagnation delays broadband for all
The logical way to deal with this is to allocate spectrum to well established companies that already have an operational broadband network which can be expanded. At the beginning of 2012 MTN started a long term evolution (LTE) pilot and introduced its ...


'Tubes': exploring the physical infrastructure of the Internet
The Seattle Times
'Tubes': exploring the physical infrastructure of the Internet. Andrew Blum's new book, "Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet," explores the infrastructure of the Internet — the buildings, wires, cables and vaults that move information ...

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lk737: How The ITU Could Put The Internet Behind Closed Doors
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We love the internet. And we're guessing you do too. Think about all the awesome things it gives us: A vast communication network; innovative businesses; a platform to freely speak or challenge powerful governments; and hundreds and ...

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