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The NSA and XMission

Last November, I was invited to tour the new NSA Datacenter in Bluffdale as part of a Utah consortium of datacenter operators. The facility is impressive, as it should be when you spend over a billion dollars. Yet any questions about purpose were deflected by our tour guide. Instead we got raw specs about how […]

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Protecting your net searches from prying eyes.

How much privacy do you expect while searching the Internet? If you expect complete privacy then you are in for a shock. I can assure you that the Internet did not evolve with your privacy in mind. Did you know that every search you make is recorded and archived by the search company? This is […]

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Why network transparency should matter to you.

XMission believes that the way to sustain a healthy and innovative Internet is through bandwidth transparency and open communication with our subscribers. Unlike most providers, we publish our bandwidth statistics, network performance reports, and announcements regarding upgrades, system issues, and even outages. While some might consider this data “proprietary” information, XMission has made our information […]

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XMission Outage 11/11/08 – Updates and Moving Ahead

We at XMission wanted to update our customers with more details and offer a proper apology now that the dust is clearing after yesterday’s outage, on Tuesday, November 11th.  This was a big one and all customers experienced problems to one degree or another. This announcement is very long but we wanted to address questions […]

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