Posts Tagged ‘isp’
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 17, 2014 under Channel
Over the past decade, the tactics used to tackle piracy by copyright lobby groups and copyright holders have changed dramatically. What once saw them taking individual sharers to court and ruining the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 10, 2014 under Channel
Last year Italy dropped the ban hammer on a bunch of different sites, claiming they were heavily involved in media piracy. Some of these were file lockers like Mega, while others were webmail client... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 12, 2014 under Channel
As file sharing has evolved over the past decade, the efforts of lobby groups and studios to stop it have done so too. Back in the day the technique of choice was to sue individual downloaders and upl... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 23, 2014 under Software & Gaming
It seems like I'm not the only one that doesn't want David Cameron censoring the web with his China sponsored pornography f... more.
19 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 21, 2014 under General Tech
UK based Internet service providers have teamed up with representatives from the entertainment industry to send out alerts to those suspected of piracy. The scheme operates on the assumption that you ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 21, 2014 under Channel
Do you know what the government hopes the most about its recently rushed through DRIP legislation? That you'll forget about it. For those that don't know, DRIP, or the Data Retention and Investigatory... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 14, 2014 under Channel
One of the main reasons that rates of piracy are so high in Australia, is because the legal ways of getting access to media are either non-existent, or monopolised and criminally expensive and yet New... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 11, 2014 under Channel
At least it looks like the public and open rights groups aren't the only ones that find GCHQ's snooping antics leave a bad taste in their mouth. The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) has h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 2, 2014 under Security
The business of blocking websites relating to The Pirate Bay has become old hat in the past year or so. We've seen the original blocked in countries all over Europe and proxies getting the same treatm... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 24, 2014 under Channel
When most internet service providers were faced with an order from their country's respective high court to block torrent search site The Pirate Bay, they gave in and made that site slightly more diff... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 16, 2014 under Channel
The Pirate Bay is one of those dogs that not matter how many times you kick it, it just won't stay down. Despite its owners being in jail, its servers raided at times and massive studio funded lobby g... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 2, 2014 under Channel
Net Neutrality is quite a hot topic around the internet based world at the moment, as it seems America and other countries may see the future as a gated community of permissions and access hierarchy a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 29, 2014 under Channel
The last few years have seen copyright lobbyists turn from targeting individual downloaders in the court room, to going after the sites themselves, by attempting to have them blocked in every country ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 21, 2014 under Security, Software & Gaming
Remember those David Cameron porn filters we talked about potentially causing problems for gaming? Well that could already be happening ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 17, 2013 under Channel
In another classic example of site blocking not achieving its original goals and simultaneously overstepping the mark into the realms of censoring completely legitimate content, Sky's recent blocking ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 16, 2013 under General Tech
One of the more popular, but overlooked (especially in terms of government sanctioned DNS blocks) ISPs in the UK, Plus.net, has unveiled some new pricing plans for its broadband packages, with pricing... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2013 under Channel
'Quick, look like you're busy,' continues to be the unspoken rule over at media lobbyists like Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) which has continued alongside the BPI to have websites blocked ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 3, 2013 under Channel, Mobile
British telecoms regulator OfCom has announced its intention to push for a law change on current mobile contracts. It wants it to be possible for consumers to leave their mobile, landline or broadband... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 19, 2012 under Channel
In order to prevent the organisation and the individuals behind it from facing financial crisis, Loz Kaye and the other members of the Pirate Party (PPUK) have taken the difficult step to take down th... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 18, 2012 under Channel
An Australian Internet Service Provider (ISP), iiNet, has walked out of talks with copyright lobbyist groups, claiming that it shouldn't have to "perform work on their behalf," and that instead, the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 27, 2012 under Channel
Talk Talk has been crowned the king of horrible ISPs, after it was announced that it had received the most complaints about its services between Apil and June this year. For every 100,000 customers, i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 7, 2012 under Channel
The European Commission has announced it is undergoing a public consultation that aims to look into the "aspects of transparency, traffic management," with a view to keeping the internet free, and ope... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 28, 2011 under Network
This is going to be a tough article for people in the United Kingdom to read because let's be honest, our ISP's generally suck. Even the fastest quoted ISP's such as Virgin Media incorporate hideous p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 26, 2011 under Channel
Investigators are faced with many problems when trying to find people responsible for child pornography. Internet service providers only retain user data for a short period of time and this is a funda... more.
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