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Skyword Gets $6 Million Investment From Cox Skyword Gets $6 Million Investment From Cox

Update:Following the publication of this piece, we were reached by Skyword, who appears to take exception to being linked to the “content farm” label. I think people have somewhat different ideas of what the term means. Demand Media CEO Richard …

Cable Companies Take Advertisers’ Ads Online

National Cable Communications (NCC) and Mixpo have launched an initiative to let cable advertisers extend their TV commercials to the web. This is not aimed at creating pre/post roll video ads like you might think, but videos as display ads in place of traditional banners.

NCC is jointly owned by three of the largest cable companies – Comcast Cable, Cox Communications, and Time Warner Cable. This makes up a good-sized chunk of television advertising in the US.

Cox, Comcast Caught Red-Dotted
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Only two countries in the world have ISPs actively blocking or interfering with BitTorrent transmissions: Singapore and the United States. Only one kind of ISP in both countries, though, is doing the blocking: cable.

An independent test conducted by Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Software Systems showed that Comcast and Cox are both currently interfering with BitTorrent despite recent public and regulatory outrage.

First Comcast, Now Cox Busted ‘Managing’ Traffic

Comcast’s BitTorrent snafu set off another investigation of a cable provider and yielded similar results. This time it’s Cox’s interference with file-sharing service eDonkey setting Net Neutrality alarms.

Alan Cox Files DRM Patent

Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology is a method of content protection that can limit the use of content to specific platforms, devices or other such methods as deemed by the content manufacturer. The practice has been widely scrutinized as of late, specifically in terms of digital music.

Craigslist Blocked By Cox Interactive

In case anyone may be wondering what a world without network neutrality may look like, it could resemble the “Server Not Found” pages seen by Cox Interactive customers trying to access the Craigslist classifieds site.

Some Happy About Bush Choosing Cox For the SEC, Some Not

William Donaldson is stepping down as the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as of June 30. He just turned 74 years old.

Mixed Feelings on Cox As SEC Chairman

After turning 74 years old. current Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman William Donaldson is stepping down from the position as of June 30.

Bush Goes With Cox For SEC’s Chairman Position

William Donaldson, the current chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is resigning from the position. President Bush has a replacement in mind

Cox To Head SEC: Free Enterprise Champ

President Bush nominated California Congressman Chris Cox for the empty Securities and Exchange Commission chief slot left open by outgoing William Donaldson. Bush sung Cox’s praises as a “champion of free enterprise”.