Netflix abandons DVD, streaming separation plan; Russia's MTS bans use of Skype service

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> Netflix's stock was up 6 percent, or $6.97, to $124.182 yesterday following a decision by the company to abandon its initiative to separate its mail-order DVD from Internet streaming. Article

> Sourcefire, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, has introduced a new series of IPS and SSL hardware for 40 Gbps Ethernet networks. Release

> A group of German computer hackers, the Chaos Computer Club, has charged the government with releasing a backdoor Trojan that allows it to look at citizen activities. Article

> AFL has won a preliminary injunction against Fiberoptic Hardware, LLC, which argues the company committed various acts of unfair competition including false advertising in Fiberoptic Hardware's unauthorized sale of "gray market" Fujikura fusion splicers. Release  

> MTS, one of Russia's fastest growing wireline and wireless provider, put a ban on Skype and other VoIP services. Article

And finally ... A new study commissioned by the Economist Intelligence Unit reveals that Australia has the most government intervention in establishing a national broadband plan. Article