Europe to debate net neutrality; Vivek Kundra talks about use of technology in government

> Arguments over net neutrality are not limited to the United States. The European Commission and Parliament will hold a daylong debate this week over the issue, the New York Times reports. Story.

> North Carolina nonprofit MCNC has selected Kimley-Horn and Associates for Engineering Design Services and Environmental Assessments relating to the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). The total contract is estimated at $6.5 million. News release.

> InfoVista has scheduled a shareholders' meeting for Dec. 15 at its headquarters in Les Ulis, France. More details can be found in its website's investor section. News release.

> Vivek Kundra, the U.S. government's chief information officer, discusses cybersecurity, cloud computing, and managing the $80 billion in technology funding for the government in a New York Times interview. Story.

> The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) is taking sides on the net neutrality argument against CTIA, CED reports, saying that wireless providers should not be excluded from any net neutrality regulations that the FCC may issue. Story.

And finally... Forget about the cat, save the DVR? That's the message CableOne appears to be sending subscribers, says Broadband DSL Reports via the Consumerist. After a Fargo, N.D. apartment complex burned down, the MSO contacted displaced residents demanding at least $500 from each to replace DVRs lost in the blaze. Story.

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