Bill Clinton says businesses need fast broadband speeds; CALM Act goes into effect

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> Former President Bill Clinton says businesses need the same broadband speeds that are currently available in Korea to effectively compete in the global market. Article

> Austrian rights holder group Autoren wants a "You Must Be A Pirate" tax for cloud services. Article

> NetSocket received a 2012 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award. Release

Cable News

> Verizon entered into a TV Everywhere authentication deal with the National Football League to stream the NFL Network and RedZone channels. Article

> Comcast customers who subscribe to Showtime will soon be able to download original shows including Dexter and Homeland to various wireless devices including iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> CA Technologies was cited as a value leader in the Enterprise Management Associates' EMA Radar for Enterprise Network Management Systems: Q4 2012 report. Article

> ECIX, a German Internet exchange, is upgrading its network to 40G with Extreme Networks' BlackDiamond X8 switch. Article

And finally… The CALM Act, a measure that's designed to limit the volume of TV commercials, went into effect Thursday. Article