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broadband

ISPs forced to ditch 'misleading' broadband adverts

Speeds can only be advertised if they are available to 50% of customers
23 Nov 2017
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Broadband speed
Network & Internet

TalkTalk branded worst broadband provider by Which?

Sky and BT both also fared badly in the company's twice-yearly survey
25 Sep 2017
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Website blocking
Software

Porn now blocked on TalkTalk

The ISP has followed Sky's lead, automatically blocking adult content
29 Jan 2015
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public sector

Government tackles terrorism with reporting button

The government is pressuring ISPs to filter searches and adding a reporting button
18 Nov 2014
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intellectual property

BBC says ISPs should cut off pirate connections

BBC Worldwide thinks those who repeatedly infringe copyright should not have an internet connection at all
10 Sep 2014
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Network & Internet

Pirate Bay goes mobile

The mobile version of Pirate Bay will include separate TV, music and movie sites
28 Jul 2014
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Online piracy
public sector

Piracy warnings to be emailed to perpetrators

Those who repeatedly download pirated material will receive up to four warnings advising them of the law
21 Jul 2014
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UK ISPs block 1/5 websites on child protection grounds

ISPs are blocking perfectly legal web pages in an attempt to protect children from the internet, a study suggests
2 Jul 2014
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Security

GCHQ taken to court by ISPs over network spying

GCHQ under threat of lawsuit from ISP companies angered over Snowden spying revelations
2 Jul 2014
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Network & Internet

US authorities to probe Netflix ISP streaming issues

FCC to scrutinise US ISPs speed problems
16 Jun 2014
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Security

ISPs criticised for lenient stance on illegal downloads

New proposals will see ISPs write to illegal downloaders, but they won't be threatened with legal action
9 May 2014
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Security

Online porn filter "blocks" League of Legends game patch

ISP security settings blamed for botched downloads.
22 Jan 2014
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Landline calls
Network & Internet

TalkTalk makes stand against nuisance calls

Telco to dish out free privacy-enhancing features to landline customers.
17 Jan 2014
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privacy

Online porn block proposals by Government panned

Updated: Prime Minister's anti-porn measures picked over by industry watchers.
23 Jul 2013
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Government
News

Leaked Gov letter to ISPs calls for online safety action

Government letter sets out areas Prime Minister wants ISPs to address in internet safety fight.
15 Jul 2013
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Network & Internet

Ofcom wants to slash broadband switching costs

Regulator wants to make it cheaper for customers to switch suppliers.
3 Jul 2013
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Network & Internet

ISPs reiterate "active choice" stance on adult web blocks

Web firms move to clarify stance on blocking explicit web content.
1 Jul 2013
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Security

Google and ISPs won't stop spread of child abuse images

ISP blocks can't stop spread of child abuse images through P2P and shadow internet networks.
20 Jun 2013
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Policy & legislation

ISPs to rollout default porn blocks by 2014, reveals MP

Internet service providers will need to provide switched-on parental filters as standard.
17 Jun 2013
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Offline
data protection

Google invests $7m in eradicating child abuse from the web

Search giant ploughs investment into organisations and technologies that will curtail online access to offensive content.
17 Jun 2013
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Network & Internet

TalkTalk hit with £750k Ofcom silent calls fine

Regulator orders ISP to stump up £750,000 over nuisance call claims.
19 Apr 2013
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Piracy
Policy & legislation

UK court orders blocking of more torrent websites

H33T, Fenopy and Kickass Torrents get blocked
28 Feb 2013
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Piracy
intellectual property

US ISPs begin 'Six Strikes' piracy alert campaign

ISPs become "judge, jury and executioner", according to rights group.
27 Feb 2013