FCC to regulate net neutrality
The new FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has come out firmly in favor of the concept of net neutrality with his introductionof new rules governing U.S. broadband carriers. In a nutshell, net neutrality prevents broadband carriers like Comcast or Verizon from filtering or “shaping” network traffic in a way that would benefit certain types of traffic (say, VoIP or Internet TV ). The chairman’s rules echo the FCC’s current net neutrality principles, while adding a new provision requiring that any “network management” (aka traffic shaping) takes place in a transparent manner. Both the broadband ISP Comcast and mobile providers Verizon and AT&T have already come out against the new regulations.
In the middle of rush season, when fraternities are scrambling to find recruits and most events are targeted at enticingpotential pledges, Lambda Chi Alpha brothers found time for something else: a car show to benefit a local disaster fund.
All skepticism about this movie is going to be extinguished in the following sentences. Anyone who has not seen this movie simply because they are not a Tarantino fan or thinks that “Inglourious Basterds” is another World War II Nazi movie is a close-minded fool.
Fox aired a show atthe end of the T.V. season back before the summer; it came on after American Idol and was prettydecent, but reviewers and audience members were wondering if the show, titled “Glee,” could keep up the ratings withoutthe post-Idol push.
The band The Mars Volta has a penchant for dissonance, screaming and playing with time signatures, as well as an uncanny ability to combine them with their eclectic infl uences to produce crunchy, delicious songs. Naturally, I had high expectations for their new album, “Octahedron,” which was released in June.
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