Webwire: Amazon server used in Sony attack; Turks protest internet filters

Amazon’s EC2 server was used to take down Sony’s PlayStation Network and could be used to mount other attacks, an industry insider claims.
 
Thousands of Turks are protesting government plans to introduce web filters and to ban certain words from domain names, claiming the moves are akin to censorship.
 
Yahoo and Alibaba claim they are “committed” to quickly resolving a dispute over the spin-off of Alibaba’s online payment business, which could dilute Yahoo's stake in the Chinese web company.
 
India's Bharti Airtel has attempted to use court precedents to oppose a discussion paper from regulator Trai proposing to do away with interconnection charges.
 
The next iPhone won’t include LTE connectivity, but will gain HSPA+ and minor cosmetic changes, a financial analyst claims.
 
Vodafone is tipped to report a 60% hike in pre-tax profit to £13.7 billion (€15.7 billion) when it reports 1Q results tomorrow. Revenue is forecast to hit £45 billion, due to strong growth in emerging markets and the sale of minority stakes in overseas operators.

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