Justice Department opposes privacy law changes for cloud computing users; SureWest to release Q1 results on April 28th

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> The U.S. Justice Department believes that amending the 1986 privacy law to provide cloud computing users with more privacy protections could compromise police investigations. Article

> Omen International, one of the potential bidders for Nitel, is waiting for the nation's election to end before "revalidating" its $956 million bid for Nigeria's main telecom service provider. Article

> Overture Networks' president Kevin Sheehan and Mark Durrett, director of marketing, will be among the featured speakers at Ethernet Europe 2011. Release

> SureWest Communications will release its Q1 financial results ended this March 31, 2011 on April 28. Release

> Televisa has acquired a 50 percent stake in Iusacell to create a quad play service portfolio to better compete against America Movil. Article

> The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has launched an initiative to improve telecom services in rural areas. Article

And finally ... The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering using Facebook and Twitter to alert citizens of a terror attack. Article