In a massive pro-Net neutrality move the EU's digital head has said the region's ISPs will be forbidden from blocking or slowing access to rivals' services, like Skype, over their customers' connections.
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San Francisco-based BitTorrent, which now boasts more active users than Hulu and Netflix combined, has been developing a skunkworks project that could serve as the true national and international report card for ISP performance.
Spare a thought for Gray Collins, as you ponder the prospect of all those work-related emails you've got to send: Collins is in the middle of a non-stop Twitterthon for charity. His tweet burden is one every 10 minutes, which doesn't sound too bad...but keeping awake for 60 hours is going to hurt. See him at @Diaryofaledger, then read the rest of the news: