News of Note—CompTIA, GTL, Zayo and more

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> The House on Monday voted in favor of authorizing the Department of Homeland Security's "cyber hunt and incident response teams." The Hill article

> CompTIA introduced an updated version of its CompTIA Network+ credential. Release

> Wisconsin legislators have passed a resolution asking the FCC to reserve a minimum of three television channels below 700 MHz for unlicensed use. Multichannel News article

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> Pico, a provider of technology hosting and managed services, selected Zayo for a low-latency global backbone network. Release

> GTL named Deb Alderson as CEO, joining the company on April 2nd. Release 

> Canada’s new "Fairplay" initiative, which was mainly driven by Bell Canada, has been tasked with creating a pseudo-government agency to track and blacklist certain websites they believe encourage copyright infringement. DSL Reports article

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