IXIA's Q2 earnings fall below expectations; Netflix counsel Hyman cries out against bandwidth caps

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> IXIA reports that its Q2 2011 earnings of $67 million to $69 million fall short of the company's previous forecast of $78 million to $82 million. Release

> A new Tech Dirt article addresses how staying anonymous on the Web gives users the "same feeling of abandon as power and alcohol intoxication." Article

> AFL, which is known for providing fiber cable to the electric utility market, will supply fiber and equipment to Nigeria's first open access fiber optic backbone network. Release

> NTT America executives will address IPv6 traction and 100 GigE adoption at three industry events during the third quarter of 2011. Release

> Frontier will release Q2 2011 results on Wed., Aug. 3, 2011 before the market opens and host a conference call that day at 9:00 A.M. Eastern time. Release

And finally ... Netflix's General Counsel David Hyman argues in a Wall Street Journal column that new bandwidth caps posed by AT&T, Bell Canada and others are anticompetitive. Article