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  • Pirate Party UK: content industry wants a "music NSA"

    ISPs appear resistant to such blanket measures at the moment - with a Virgin Media spokesperson telling the Guardian that the current proposals are "unworkable", while TalkTalk said customers' rights "always come first" and would "never agree to anything that could compromise them
  • Huawei cast as bogeyman in web of intrigue

    CommentHuawei's in the headlines again - as scrutiny is placed on the Chinese company by the Intelligence and Security Committee - with the usual accusations of links with the Chinese state and secret surveillance dredged up yet again.
  • Virgin rebuffs adult content opt-in claims

    The Sun published a report that says BT, Virgin, Arquiva and Nomad had signed up to an opt-in agreement to access adult content by 2014. "Eight million households currently using Virgin Media and TalkTalk's internet services will have to opt in to receive explicit material by 2014," it read.
  • British government rewards bad parents

    CommentCompanies like TalkTalk have forced new consumers to make a choice about parental filters since March 2012. It recently began doing the same with existing customers and 20,000 enabled filtering in the first week.
  • Privacy groups wade into UK gov, it's a telco conspiracy

    Big Brother Watch, Privacy International and the Open Rights Group have penned a strongly-worded letter accusing major UK telcos, including BT, Virgin, O2, Sky and TalkTalk, of complying with a government attack on privacy.
  • TalkTalk fined for nuisance calling the public

    Ofcom has hit ISP TalkTalk with a £750,000 for nuisance calling the public.
  • British ISPs block more torrent sites

    TorrentFreakreports that the High Court ordered six ISPs including BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk to block subscriber access to the three torrent sites after the BPI stuck its oar in and moaned that they damaged legal music sales.
  • UK gov rejects web porn ban

    According to the report outlining the government's response to the consultation, ISPs will continue to use an 'active choice' system being put in place by ISPs such as BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.
  • TalkTalk just about misses last place in Ofcom satisfaction survey

    TalkTalk may not have found itself at the bottom of Ofcom's  customer satisfaction research this year, but it still gained the highest percentage in some "dissatisfaction" levels.
  • Gloucester telco to sue YouView

    According to Total's legal representation, Willians LLP Solicitors, the big guns behind YouView TV - the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk, and Arqiva - must have been fully aware that the Your View trademark had been registered since late 2009, but proceeded regardless.
  • BPI pushes ISPs for more web censorship

    The comments from the Pirate Party UK and Open Rights Group (ORG) come after the recording industry organisation put proposals in place to force the likes of BT, Virgin and TalkTalk to block torrent sites Kickass Torrents, H33t and Fenopy.
  • TalkTalk wins 'most complained about' accolade, again

    TalkTalk has again been labelled the most complained internet service provider in an Ofcom survey.
  • Top ISPs snub net neutrality code of conduct

    It has been signed by BT, BSkyB, O2, TalkTalk and Three but Virgin Media, Vodafone and the two Everything Everywhere networks, T-Mobile and Orange are not signing.
  • Cameron calls for internet porn ban

    CommentBT, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Sky have reluctantly signed up to a code of practice, offering customers a choice of whether to apply filters. But it is entirely optional.
  • Privacy group slams DEA Initial Obligations Code

    The code will initially cover ISPs with more than 400,000 broadband-enabled fixed lines - currently BT, Everything Everywhere, O2, Sky, TalkTalk Group and Virgin Media.
  • Google slams UK porn filtering proposal

    Even TalkTalk, which offers filters to its customers, thinks that having them on by default is a pretty bad idea.
  • ASA barks at TalkTalk

    TalkTalk has been investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a customer complained about how the company advertised its broadband speeds.
  • BT, Talk Talk lose final Digital Economy Act appeal

    BT and Talk Talk have been dealt a bitter blow with the government giving the final go-ahead with the Digital Economy Act.

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