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What Happens to the Chinese Internet Without Google?

Chinese Internet Without Google

With much dismay with government policies, giant internet companies like Google, Yahoo!, and GoDaddy have pulled services from mainland China. These have been bold moves by companies that cite that Chinese policies have made offering services there difficult. The moves happened near the onset of 2010 and have left China shouting, “totally wrong.”
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4th June 2010 0 Comments »
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Tw Telecom Picked by MaximumASP

MaximumASP

MaximumASP, a data center based in Louisville, KY, has chosen tw telecom as the provider of the data transport technology used to deliver top quality web-hosting and other services to customers. Tw telecom, leads the competition in providing managed voice, internet and data networking solutions to customers in across the U.S. They have been contracted by MaximumASP to provide a dual-entry fiber connection of 1 gigabit for data transport purposes.
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1st May 2010 0 Comments »
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Routt County: Government Site Hacked, Personal and Sensitive Information Safe

Routt County

Around 10:30 pm on Friday, March 12th, 2010, the Routt County systems administrator sent out an e-mail to county employees, notifying them that the government website had been hacked and warning them to be aware that sensitive information could have gotten into the wrong hands.
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NASA Data Center: Reworking $1.5B Plans

NASA Data Center

NASA had plans to acquire a large enterprise data center, however, an announcement has come out on one of their websites stating that they are now reworking their strategy. NASA has decided to put things on hold, as they have discovered that the NASA Enterprise Data Center program does not fit their needs.
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iFolder ‘Russian Rapidshare’ Forced Out

iFolder.ru Forced Out

A data center hosting a Rapidshare-type site called iFolder.ru has been stormed by Russian police and ultimately forced to cease operations. The Russian police possessed paper work allowing them to search and find the evidence needed against an iFolder site user who had been uploading illegal materials.

While the company was fully cooperative with the authorities, their power was cut and servers sealed, shutting down business. Whether this closing is for good or only temporary has yet to be seen. For now, the Russian police have seriously damaged one company while wounding another, leaving behind a lot of stepped-on toes and upset people.
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25th April 2010 0 Comments »
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Google and China – Separating the Giants

Google Abandoned China

For the last few months, Google has been trying to decide what course of action to take in their downhill relationship with China. In the aftermath of government (China denies involvement) tampering of e-mail involving human rights activists and spying, Google (and apparently more than twenty other companies in the U.S.) was left feeling threatened and appalled at the audacity of Communist China in going to such lengths simply to have more control over their citizens.
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