Items filtered by date: Friday, 15 December 2017

What Is Net Neutrality?

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"Net neutrality'' regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, have been repealed. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place.


Star celebrations!

Usher in the New Year in a refreshingly Sri Lankan paduru bash featuring Manoj Peiris and troupe at The Victorian at Kingsbury from 8 pm to 2 am with a gala dinner buffet, two bottles of premium Spirits (one Brown and one White) and four bottles of brew plus chasers per table of ten to usher in the happiest New Year!


New microchip passport for Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe yesterday made an inspection visit to De La Rue Lanka Company based in Biyagama FTZ. The company which prints both local and foreign currencies is a joint venture between the Government of Sri Lanka and De La Rue. Speaking to the media after the visit the Prime Minister said that the De La Rue will also begin printing the Sri Lankan passport with new security features in a few months. The Premier said that the new passport will include a microchip which contains personal


Namal’s Gowers case trial date extended

The case filed against Hambantota district Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and five others for their alleged involvement in laundering money was fixed for yesterday, by the Colombo High Court. The case involves laundering Rs.30 million, through Gowers Corporate Services.

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