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Verizon’s Copyright Alert Program plans revealed

After a delay, US ISPs are set to introduce their six-stage copyright warning systems this year, with varying details depending on telco.
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Verizon protects privacy of BitTorrent pirates

Verizon in the US has managed to defend the privacy of some of its customers accused to pirating content on BitTorrent.
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Pandora heads for US TVs with Verizon deal

Music services continue to plot their path into the living room, with the latest example being Pandora's deal with Verizon in the US. A Pandora widget will now be available to customers of the Verizon FiOS high-definition...
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Report claims US ISPs about to announce graduated response plans

While the UK music and internet industries continue to wrestle with the implications of the Digital Economy Act, it seems the US could introduce its own version of graduated response in the near future. CNET reports that...
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Rdio deal puts its app in Verizon’s V Cast store for Android

The second deal of the week for Rdio following its Echo Nest partnership is an agreement with US mobile operator Verizon Wireless. Rdio's Android app will now be made available through Verizon's V Cast store...
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Verizon Wireless set to announce iPhone deal

Ever since the first iPhone came out, it has only been available on one operator in the US: AT&T. However, longstanding rumours of a new deal with Verizon Wireless look set to be finally confirmed tomorrow, at an event...
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Report: Google and Verizon are working on an iPad rival

Google and US mobile operator Verizon Wireless are teaming up to develop their own tablet device to rival Apple's iPad. "We're working on tablets together," Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam tells the Wall Street Journal.
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Verizon: ‘Mobile music revenues come from many areas’

Verizon Wireless' Ed Ruth has been talking to Billboard about the US operator's mobile music activities, saying it's working harder to make money from the area. "Unlike days of the past, when you could focus on the production...
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Verizon Wireless selling slotRadio cards to BlackBerry owners

We hadn't heard much from SanDisk's slotRadio initiative since its debut, when it was received with distinct unenthusiasm.
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Verizon denies customer cut-off claims

Yesterday, we reported on a CNET interview with US ISP Verizon, where it admitted that some customers had been booted off its network for illegal file-sharing. However, today the spokesperson quoted in that story has denied...
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Verizon confirms cut-offs for persistent illegal downloaders

US ISP Verizon has confirmed that some customers have been booted off its broadband service for multiple copyright infringement offences. "We've cut some people off," spokeswoman Bobbi Henson tells CNET. "We do reserve the...
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Verizon to send out notifications for RIAA

US internet service provider Verizon has had a notoriously rocky relationship with copyright owners, the ISP refusing to act as internet policeman to the point whereby rightsowners either have to take it to court or negotiate...