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AT&T Considering Online Filtering

Companies may seek out and block transfers of copyrighted material

(Newser) - AT&T and several partners are considering means of implementing network filtering technology that would block the transfer of copyrighted media, according to a recent panel at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. The technology would allow an ISP to continuously scan for material that appears to be copyrighted. Privacy groups... More »

Canadian ISP Messes With Web Pages

Net neutrality's biggest boogeyman gets a test drive

(Newser) - Imagine for a second that your Internet provider could alter any webpage you viewed – injecting advertisements, or even censoring information. That scary scenario is possible, Ars Technica says, and the technology is already being test-driven by Rogers, a Canadian cable giant. Right now, the messages are just service notifications,... More »

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