Uni of London loses attempt to block mobe mast surveyors from Paddington rooftop

But it will earn £50 from it, so that’s nice
The University of London has lost a Court of Appeal attempt to block a new mobile phone mast that would have served Vodafone’s London HQ.…

Internet Society’s Vint ‘father of the ‘net’ Cerf dodges dot-org sell-off during public Q&A

Is ISOC ‘severely harming’ its reputation or ushering in a bold new future?
Analysis At this year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, the opening ceremony, featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was immediately followed by an hour-long ses…

If tsoHost is lecturing us on sleep hygiene, Brit outfit really does have hosting back to front

Back in blacklist: Microsoft not keen on firm’s IP addresses
UK hosting outfit tsoHost (the artist formerly known as TSO Host) continues to suffer the blacklist blues as email woes have continued to beset the company.…

Not to Nokia, but someone’s seeking a third Huawei: Openreach hunts supplier number 3 for UK’s FTTP network

Did somebody say strategic diversification?
BT’s pipe-laying division Openreach is looking to further dilute its reliance on Huawei by issuing a tender seeking an additional infrastructure supplier to help build an FTTP broadband network.…

As pressure builds over .org sell-off, internet governance orgs fall back into familiar pattern: Silence

Protests kick off, Vint Cerf tells folks everything’s fine
One week after the news the non-profit .org internet registry was to be sold to a private equity firm, the board of the organization that has to approve the purchase met in private to discuss t…

We are absolutely, definitively, completely and utterly out of IPv4 addresses, warns RIPE

So will you all please move to IPv6? World: Nope.
Analysis It happened four years ago. And again two years ago. And last year. But this time, on November 25, 2019, we have finally, finally, finally run out of IPv4 addresses.…

After five losses, Apple finally win a round in $600m VirnetX FaceTime patent mega-battle

Keeping score? So far it’s Apple 3 VirnetX 8 with more to come
Apple has won the latest round in its nine-year patent mega-battle with VirnetX – with a US appeals court rejecting a $600m jury decision and sending it back down to the district court to r…

You’ll never get Huawei with this, FCC tells US telcos: Buy Chinese kit and you won’t see another dime from us

Regulator will cut providers from Universal Service Fund dollars
America’s broadband watchdog has told telcos that if they purchase any more Huawei or ZTE equipment, they will not receive another penny in subsidies from Uncle Sam.…