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Nominum Delivers Service Provider Compliance Solution For Blocking Child Exploitation Sites Online

Nominum, the leader in network naming and addressing solutions announced today that it has a very simple, efficient, and effective solution that allows service providers to quickly comply with regulatory mandates or agreements being negotiated that require them to block access to child exploitation sites on the Internet. more

Expanding Internet Access Driving Software Piracy, Study Says

The global software piracy rate rose to 41% in 2008 from 38% in 2007, costing rights owners an exchange-rate adjusted $50 billion, according to a joint study between the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and IDC released last week. One of the factors driving greater piracy is increased high-speed Internet access, particularly in emerging markets where piracy rates are the highest. more

IP Rights in Digital Environment Key Element of Proposed Treaty

Last week, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a summary of the key elements of the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which aims to establish international standards for enforcing IP rights to more effectively combat counterfeiting and piracy. more

eComm Programme Guide Now Available

The 2nd Emerging Communications Conference starts tomorrow. Registration is still open; the programme guide has been produced and can now be downloaded in PDF format. more

eComm 2009 Event Next Week: Defining the Post-Telecom Era

If you can be in San Francisco next week, don't miss eComm 2009, the Emerging Communications Conference on 3-5 March. eComm is the world's leading-edge telecom, Internet communications and mobile innovation event.  more

NeuStar Names Steven Edwards General Manager, Senior Vice President of Converged Addressing Services

Edwards will lead NeuStar's ENUM-related business initiatives, including WMRS, the wireless message routing service; SIP-IX, which enables direct network-to-network peering via Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based technologies; and NRS, the number resolution service that NeuStar manages on behalf of the GSM Association. more

Hostway to Offer Cable Companies Additional Revenue Streams at NCTA's Cable Show '08

Hostway will participate in the National Cable & Telecommunications Association's Cable Show '08 as an exhibitor offering attendees additional revenue streams through its white label Web hosting program. more