TED’S TUBES: P3P NOT AOK AND FASTER THAN A CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO


TED’S TUBES:  P3P NOT AOK AND FASTER THAN A
CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO

 
 
 

Carnegie Mellon Study: Website Compact Policies Do Not Match Practices

A study by Carnegie Mellon University found that websites using the P3P protocol to create compact policies to permit a browser to determine if it is consistent with the user’s privacy settings were frequently providing a false picture of their practices.  The study reviewed  33,139 websites and detected errors in 11,176 (including 134 TRUSTe-certified websites and 21 of the top 100 most-visited sites).
 
 

Chattanooga to Become Fastest Net City in US

If the Internet is the information “super-highway,” then Chattanooga is about to become the information Indianapolis Speedway.  By the end of the year the city owned service provider will be offering broadband services at 1 Gbs or 200 times the average U.S. broadband speed.   South Korea has plans to launch 1 Gbs  service  nationwide by 2012.

By comparison, according to the latest Akamai survey the world’s and U.S.’ fastest city based on average maximum broadband speeds are : (i) Hasan, South Korea (40,558 kbs) and (2) Monterey Park, Calif. (25,256) respectively. 

More Info: Winner in race to ultra-fast data: It’s Chattanooga, International Herald Tribune, Chattanooga, TN beats Google to 1Gbps—for $350 a month, Ars Technica