from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Internet service provider
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Initialism of Internet service provider. (This is a company that provides Internet access for a fee)
- Initialism of interface segregation principle. (It is one of the five SOLID principles of programming.)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The result: more and more naive consumers are already claiming that ISPs are discriminating against online video because it competes with their own offerings (at least when the ISP is a cable company) or leveraging market power.
And our ISP is a cable company (we use them for both internet and phone, just not cable.)
The ISP is halfway through a nine-month public trial of IPv6 that has attracted 7,000 of its business and residential customers nationwide.
But, adds TorrentFreak, “The Usenet provider confirmed to TorrentFreak that the ISP is indeed listed as a client, but they were not aware of its torrent caching practices or that they were hosting a BitTorrent tracker.”
I wonder what ISP is giving out personal information of its customers
Which ever ISP is giving out information would quickly stop when they loose 50,000 customers. blog comments powered by Disqus
Stacey … your relentless push for unlimited flat rate service at a loss for an ISP, is just as clueless as demanding flat rate unlimited electricity rates from your local power company.
But an opened e-mail has a lower expectation of privacy because the 3rd party ISP is merely acting as an agent to store the (presumably) read e-mail.
In accordance with the OECD, we need to create real competition in ISP markets, which means creating a plurality of ISP ownership types, including municipal and community/non-profit ISPs.
The ISP is going to have a real problem assessing some of these, so the pressure will be to over-remove even if the safe harbor is supposed to be pretty nuanced.
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