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Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites

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The UK government clampdown on torrent sites continues, this time in the form of a new court order which will force BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, EE and O2 to block websites Kickass Torrents (kat.ph), H33T and Fenopy. High court judge Mr Justice Arnold said... >>

Netflix reveals top UK ISPs for movie streaming... Virgin Media the best

Netflix reveals top UK ISPs for movie streaming... Virgin Media the best

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Netflix has published its latest list of which internet service providers are best for streaming movies and TV shows. It uses data gleaned by its millions of members to compare ISPs for real-world performance and will update the list on a month-by-month... >>

Internet porn won't be blocked in UK

Internet porn won't be blocked in UK

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Ministers have decided against a blanket ban on internet porn in the UK. A campaign was started in May to bring about a law to force internet service providers to block access to online pornography, much like they must do with The Pirate Bay. Those who... >>

UK government turns on porn sites as next target for ISPs to block

UK government turns on porn sites as next target for ISPs to block

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With The Pirate Bay now blocked by several of the UK's internet service providers, after a court order, the British government is now turning its sights on pornography. It is to consult with ISPs on the possibility of their blocking access to all porn... >>

Pirate Bay hits out at UK ISP ban

Pirate Bay hits out at UK ISP ban

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Pirate Bay has hit out at the UK High Court ban imposed on it this week, claiming the UK is akin to censorship policies of Iran, China, and Saudi Arabia.  In a post on the site's blog, the people behind the file-sharing service explain how users can... >>

TalkTalk joins the superfast broadband race

TalkTalk joins the superfast broadband race

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It isn't just Virgin Media and BT you can look to in order to fulfil your deepest, darkest fibre-optic desires, you know. TalkTalk has some superfast broadband of its own and, following the launch of its 40Mb platform last year, it is now doubling the... >>

TalkTalk ordered to block pirate site Newzbin 2

TalkTalk ordered to block pirate site Newzbin 2

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Back in July BT was ordered by a High Court Judge to block the piracy website Newzbin 2 following legal action from the Motion Picture Association. Then, in November, the MPA reportedly approached Sky, Virgin Media and TalkTalk to seek a block without... >>

TalkTalk porn filter fails to protect from adult website

TalkTalk porn filter fails to protect from adult website

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TalkTalk's new filter system that, amongst other things, aims to block adult websites has failed for over a week. This has allowed access to Pornhub, one of Britain's largest pornography websites. The internet protection service in question is called... >>

Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

Sky Broadband customers to get Cloud Wi-Fi access

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Sky Broadband customers look set to enjoy Wi-Fi hotspot access when out in town thanks to the company’s purchase of The Cloud. The move was confirmed by the Network Implementation Director for Sky Network Services, Trevor Legg, when he spoke to Pocket-lint... >>

Virgin Media and TalkTalk block Newzbin 2 block

Virgin Media and TalkTalk block Newzbin 2 block

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Back in July BT was ordered by a High Court Judge to block piracy website Newzbin 2, following legal action from the Motion Picture Association. And now it seems that the MPA thought that ruling would mean that the other members of the "big 4" ISPs would... >>