Tag Archives: ISP

TalkTalk tops Ofcom’s complaint league

TalkTalk is the most complained about telecoms provider in terms of consumer grievances lodged with Ofcom between October 2010 and February 2011. And it’s top in both landline and broadband complaints... more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

BT dodges prosecution over Phorm scandal

BT won’t be prosecuted over its use of Phorm, the Crown Prosecution Service has decided. The Phorm affair happened back in 2006, when some 18,000 BT customers had their browsing habits.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

IWF reports child abuse images being swiftly removed

When it comes to removing child sexual abuse pictures from the net, websites and ISPs are getting the job done more swiftly these days. This is according to the Internet Watch.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

ISPs to make traffic management policies clear

Some of the biggest ISPs in the country, including BT, Sky, Virgin and TalkTalk, are to adopt a voluntary code of practice whereby specific details on traffic management policies will be made available to users. The code, conceived by the Broadband Stakeholder Group, will mean.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

Zen Broadband gets Which? recommendation again

Zen Internet has been awarded Recommended Broadband Provider status by Which? topping the satisfaction tables once again. Zen’s Recommended Broadband Provider status revealed five stars for reliability and connection speed and four stars for customer service. Zen has now topped the satisfaction tables at Which?.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

Google and Twitter give Egyptians a voice on the net

The trouble in Egypt continues, with the ruling regime having cut citizens off from the Internet. This began late last Thursday night, when all the major ISPs closed down their networks to Internet traffic by order of the government. And then yesterday, the remaining functioning.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Egypt “switches Internet off” amidst protests

The Egyptian government has made a worrying and startling move, by essentially shutting down the majority of Internet access in the country. According to a report in the Guardian, all the major Egyptian ISPs closed down their networks to traffic last night. Andree Toonk at.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

BT Content Connect tramples on net neutrality?

BT has been accused of leading the charge towards a two-tier Internet where certain content is prioritised with fast lanes via the introduction of a new service called Content Connect. Content Connect is a BT Wholesale product which is designed to allow ISPs to deliver.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Government considers pornography ban for ISPs

The government’s latest thinking on Internet regulation involves getting ISPs to block pornography websites by default. Ed Vaizey has been talking to the Sunday Times, and he told the paper the move would be to protect children from adult content on the net. Any surfer.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Home Office changes mind on data interception consultation

The Home Office has now decided it will meet with civil rights groups over planned changes to data privacy laws. These changes have been prompted by the EC, after investigation into the whole Phorm affair, in which BT customers had their web browsing tracked without.. more
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