Comcast Sued Over BitTorrent Blocking

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A California man filed suit in state court Tuesday against internet service provider Comcast, arguing that the company's secret use of technology to limit peer-to-peer applications such as BitTorrent violates federal computer fraud laws, their...

Comcast says not blocking Internet downloads

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Comcast Corp said on Monday that file transfers on peer-to-peer networks such as BitTorrent may be delayed by bandwidth management technology, but it denied blocking access to any applications or content. As the second-largest high-speed...

Yahoo: Beijing Likely Blocking Photo Site

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Flickr.com, one of the world's most popular online photo-sharing sites and owned by Yahoo Inc., is likely being blocked by the Chinese government, Yahoo's Hong Kong unit said on Tuesday. Flickr—popular among a growing class...

Windows XP SP2 blocking tool expires Tuesday

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A special tool that blocks the download of Service Pack 2 (SP2) on Windows XP PCs will expire Tuesday, ending the last SP2 respite for users who rely on the Automatic Updates feature in Windows...

China Blocking Access to Google News Site - Watchdog

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China is blocking access to the Web site Google News, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday, and accused the U.S.-based company of being complicit by filtering its Chinese-language site. The Paris-based group said...

Italy foils cheats by blocking mobile phones

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Italian schools are using military technology and transfering it to the class room to help stop students cheating in their exams. Mobile phone technology has opened up a whole new front for teenagers desperate to...

RoadRunner Blocking Use of Kazaa?

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Thanks Wickedkitten...An anonymous reader submits: "You should know that RoadRunner is quietly blocking the use of Kazaa in certain markets. Particularly in Texas, they have some sort of port scanner in place which scans for...

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