Currently I am using 512K :( broadband connection at home and we have 3 T3 lines at work. :D
University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development aka Internet2 can change the way we use Internet. According to Internet2 official site, “It is Led by more than 200 U.S. universities, working with industry and government, Internet2 develops and deploys advanced network applications and technologies for research and higher education, accelerating the creation of tomorrow’s Internet“.
According to Yahoo article, “…An Internet that leaves the current Internet in the dust is within reach. Some lucky individuals have already seen the possibilities thanks to the next-gen Net’s major research network, a consortium of more than 300 universities, research labs, government agencies, and corporations called Internet2…”
I will be happy to see such powerful high speed Internet2 at home (and I hope they will not forget about security and hackers/spammers).
In dotcom era cybersquatting was at its peak. Basically booking or using domain names with bad-faith to make profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to large/small corporations. They also try to sell these domains for profit to others or even to business itself. Even after DOT-COM crash Cybersquatting still continues because of profits.
I remember when I uses to sell computers and my firms name was ‘Cyberciti Computers’, so I booked cyberciti.biz domain. I used to get an email from someone who claims to owner of domain cyberciti.com and willing to sell me the same.
By past mistakes I have also learned lesson to renew domains on time. My first domain vivek-tech.com was taken by someone. So if you got domain make sure you rename it on time or even in advance.
If someone takes your domain related to your business then you can take the help of laws. If you are in US you can take help of 1999 US federal law known as the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. I don’t think so we have any such law in India, under IT Act 2000.