Tag Archives: IWF

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

Virgin Media accused of blocking sites

Subscribers to Virgin Media have been unable to access online file storage facilities such as Rapidshare and MegaUpload. This is believed to be because of a fault on the Virgin Media.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

Zen launches Wholesale Partner Programme

Zen Internet has launched a Wholesale Partner Programme, which promises to help members grow their businesses. The programme, which is in addition to Zen’s existing partner programme, will give partners access.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

Pirate Bay blocked by IWF, or is it?

At first, it seemed that the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) was responsible for blocking the bit torrent site The Pirate Bay. This followed attempts by BT’s mobile broadband customers to connect to the site, only to receive a message saying that their attempt to access.. more
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IWM uses Twitter

To help out with the credit crunch, the Imperial War Museum (IWM) is using 21st Century technology to dispense WWII money saving tips, in order to help people survive the current crisis which is affecting the UK. The IWM is using the micro blogging site.. more
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Civil liberties threatened by IWF censorship?

Freedom of expression is increasingly coming under threat from internet censors after the Internet Watch Foundation admitted that its remit could expand to more than simply blocking child pornography. IWF director of communications Sarah Robertson said she “didn’t know” whether the IWF’s remit is likely.. more
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BT blocking access to child pornography sites

It has been found that there are around 35,000 attempts to log onto child pornography sites every day through the BT Retail broadband network, according to details released through BT. After taking this into consideration, it has been further estimated that the annual figure is.. more
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Charity concern over child abuse websites

It would appear that despite the government’s promises to ensure that child abuse websites are blocked, thousands of households throughout the UK still have access to these sites, according to the Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety (CHIS). Currently ninety five per cent of internet.. more
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IWF withdraws Wiki ban

A row, which started over a thirty-two year old record cover and ended up with the customers of six UK internet service providers being unable to get onto Wikipedia, is now over, with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) lifting its censorship ban. In general, it.. more
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Bloxx to join Internet Watch Foundation

Bloxx, the web filtering specialist, today announced that it has become a member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), joining around 80 members from a diverse range of organisations in their battle against illegal online content. Eighteen months ago IWF released statistics regarding their activities,.. more
Posted in IT Security News