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What is net neutrality and how does its latest setback affect marketers?

Net neutrality, or challenges to it, hit the news again last week when a US federal appeals court took the side of Verizon and ruled against parts of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) net neutrality rules. 

I thought I’d take the opportunity to detail what net neutrality is, what the arguments for and against are, how it has been flouted in the past and what this latest ruling could mean for the internet and marketers in particular.

Firstly, let’s look at last week’s ruling. You can read the court transcript here, it makes for good reading on the issue.

Start Me Up! A profile of Famigo, family-friendly device managment

Security is big, as always, but arguably bigger than ever. Famigo is an app that provides mobile content for the family in a secure environment on a phone or tablet.

Famigo has been around for four years or so, which somewhat qualifies it out of our start up category of three years or less. However, I’ve made a rare exception, because Famigo is worth knowing about.

We asked the Famigo team about the product’s USPs, and the goals and challenges they’ve met so far.