Iran accuses West of unleashing computer worm; U.S. law enforcement wants Internet regulatory change

> A computer worm that primarily affected the computers of nuclear plant staff and Internet service providers in Iran led that nation to accuse the West of creating it, The Independent reports. Story.

> Hosted PBX and unified communications service provider SimpleSignal has signed an agreement directly connecting its hosted VoIP to New Edge's nationwide MPLS network. News release.

> Value added solutions (VAS) provider ConvergeOne will purchase Juma Technology (OTC BB: JUMT), a New York-based telecommunications and IT systems integrator. The company signed a Letter of Intent on Thursday. News release.

> Peter Aquino, former president and CEO of RCN who departed after the company's acquisition by ABRY Partners, has been named to the board of directors at TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO), Multichannel News reports. Story.

> Burlington Northern Santa Fe president and CEO Matthew K. Rose will join AT&T's board of directors. He's held management roles at BNSF since 1993 and led the company through its acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway earlier this year. News release.

> Occam Networks and Calix (NYSE: CALX) on Friday clarified the expected relative ownership percentage of common stocks that Occam stockholders will own. It'll be somewhere between 14.1 and 15.9 percent. News release.

> Vivendi has sold a 7.66 percent stake in NBC Universal to GE as it ties up the loose ends in its full exit from NBC Universal. Once the Comcast-NBC Universal deal goes through--and who thinks that it won't, eventually?--Vivendi will sell its remaining 12.34 percent to GE for $3.8 billion. News release.

And finally... U.S. law enforcement agencies aren't as enthused as consumers about Internet innovations like VoIP and social networks, as many can't be monitored in the same way that telephone systems can, the New York Times reports. They want sweeping new regulations for the Internet that force online communications providers to be able to comply with wiretap orders. Story.

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