Level 3 blasts new Comcast traffic charges

Level 3 Denounces Comcast 'Toll' On Internet Traffic (Barron's: Tech Trader Daily)
This is an interesting story, though I think more info is needed to understand what its really all about. The Level 3 press release is very vague. I'm guessing it might have something to do with Netflix-type streaming traffic (Level 3 recently signed a distribution deal with Netflix).

Comcast Puts Tollbooth on Net Video, Says Backbone Provider
(Wired Blogs: Epicenter)
Level 3 may be using the "net neutrality" card in what might just be a normal fee dispute between
Internet traffic carriers.

Comcast responds.


Daily Links 11/29/2010: Comcast outage hits Boston, Baltimore, Washington

Comcast Outage Hits Boston, East-coast Cities (PC World)


Meet the Un-Mogul Reinventing TV
Steve Burke Will Decide What You See and How You'll See It -- and Change the Ad Model in the Process
(Ad Age)

Web companies close ranks to oppose merger of NBC Universal, Comcast (The Hill: Hillicon Valley)

Microsoft eyes leap back into TV: sources (Reuters)

E-commerce gets a boost as online deals spread (Reuters)

Wolters Kluwer Health Reaches Agreement to Acquire Pharmacy OneSource (PR Newswire)

Thomson Reuters Acquires GeneGo (PR Newswire)

SAP co-CEO on how the company is taking inspiration from the gaming world
Jim Hagemann Snabe on SAP's hybrid approach and the search for "visible joy"
(Silicon.com)

The tiny firm Oracle hates (Fortune)

PointRoll finds new home (Philadelphia Business Journal:
Real Estate Blog)

Happy Cog Studios Named Design Agency of the Year (PR Newswire)

CloudBees collects $4 million from Matrix Partners (Boston Globe)
One of the investors in CloudBees is Philly-area entrepreneur/angel Bob Bickel, who blogs about it here.




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