All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Netherlands’

The Netherlands Successfully Passes Net Neutrality

The Netherlands has historically been on the cutting edge in relation to certain concepts, especially in regards to personal freedom. While Amsterdam is famous for its approach to recreational drug use, other concepts like prostitution, which is legal and regulated, are obviously treated differently in the Netherlands than they are in the United States. Now, it appears as if the …

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First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line

The Joint Strike Fighter has had a rather tumultuous journey from the start. It was an undertaking by the United States, The United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Israel, and Japan to make a stealthy aircraft that could perform a series of events to replace aging land and carrier based aircraft. The counties all had certain requirements that …

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The Netherlands: The Most Active Country On Twitter

With expectations that Twitter will cross the threshold of 500 million accounts as soon as later this month, and with their recent modification to how they will treat requests for censorship concerning tweets, what better time than now to take a look at Twitter activity around the world. A new study from people who know more about Twitter growth and …

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Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites

Dutch ISPs are fighting the good fight for net freedom by keeping access to Web sites like the The Pirate Bay open. Torrent Freak is reporting that two large ISPs in the Netherlands, T-Mobile and KPN, are refusing to block access to The Pirate Bay after the Hollywood supported anti-piracy group BREIN demanded they restrict access. The ISPs said that …

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Samsung Wins Decision Against Apple In On-Going Patent Wars

Samsung and their Galaxy Tab have been given the green light to be sold in the Netherlands and distributed throughout the European Union. That’s the word from Florian Mueller over at FOSS Patents earlier today, who reported that Apple failed to prove to a Dutch court that the Galaxy Tab infringes upon a design patent related to Apple’s iPad. Mueller …

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