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'Risk' Is a Weirdly Satisfying Look into the Life of Julian Assange - VICE

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 04:11

VICE

'Risk' Is a Weirdly Satisfying Look into the Life of Julian Assange
VICE
One bravura sequence takes us to Egypt as Appelbaum, at a tech conference in Cairo the year after the Arab Spring, castigates a panel of Arab ISP executives, claiming that each of them in their own way tried to stifle the Egyptian revolution by ...

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Unicredit CEO might resign ahead of May 24 board meeting - sources - Reuters UK

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 18:37

Reuters UK

Unicredit CEO might resign ahead of May 24 board meeting - sources
Reuters UK
... the situation remained fluid. Ghizzoni has led UniCredit since 2010, but has faced growing shareholder unhappiness over the bank's weak share price performance, stretched capital position and low profitability when compared to rival Intesa Sanpaolo ...

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Find out if you're getting the broadband speed you pay for with new Netflix tool - Yorkshire Evening Post

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 13:51

Yorkshire Evening Post

Find out if you're getting the broadband speed you pay for with new Netflix tool
Yorkshire Evening Post
... with your Internet service provider,” Netflix said in a blog post. The tool is ad-free and is accessible from any phone, laptop or smart TV. Research from consumer champions Which? showed last year that 15 million homes in the UK don't get the ...
Netflix launches a really easy way to test your Internet speedGlasgow Evening Times

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Foul-mouthed worm takes control of wireless ISPs around the globe - Ars Technica UK

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 06:35

Ars Technica UK

Foul-mouthed worm takes control of wireless ISPs around the globe
Ars Technica UK
ISPs around the world are being attacked by self-replicating malware that can take complete control of widely used wireless networking equipment, according to reports from customers and a security researcher who is following the ongoing campaign.

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Netflix Fast shows if your ISP is throttling streaming - Wired.co.uk

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:14

Wired.co.uk

Netflix Fast shows if your ISP is throttling streaming
Wired.co.uk
Netflix has launched Fast.com, a website designed to "help you see how fast your internet connection is". The site will show users if their ISP is throttling the streaming service by slowing down connections at peak times. "We all want a faster, better ...
Netflix launches speed test so users can see if they are getting what they pay forDaily Mail
Netflix launches internet speed test site to help you check if you're being ripped offThe Independent
Netflix launches website for internet speed testReuters UK
Daily Star -Lifehacker UK
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Age checks will block all porn sites, Queen announces - Wired.co.uk

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 13:26

Wired.co.uk

Age checks will block all porn sites, Queen announces
Wired.co.uk
In July 2013, prime minister David Cameron announced a scheme that required all internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK to ask their customers if they wanted adult content web filters turned on or off. At the time the government said it wanted to ...

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TalkTalk profits halved in wake of cyber attack—boss says ISP is bouncing back - Ars Technica UK

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 11:47

Ars Technica UK

TalkTalk profits halved in wake of cyber attack—boss says ISP is bouncing back
Ars Technica UK
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding, looking slightly less apologetic but still deeply concerned into a camera. Budget telco TalkTalk revealed on Thursday that pre-tax profit had dropped through the floor following a major security breach on its systems in 2015.

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UK ISPs told to simplify their broadband packages - UC Insight

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 16:09

UC Insight

UK ISPs told to simplify their broadband packages
UC Insight
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has asked UK ISPs to simplify the way in which they advertise the cost of their broadband packages by October 2016. It follows a report from ASA and communications regulator Ofcom in January 2016, which said ...

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UK ad watchdog forces ISPs to simplify broadband pricing - Engadget

Wed, 04/05/2016 - 10:42

Engadget

UK ad watchdog forces ISPs to simplify broadband pricing
Engadget
TalkTalk announced just yesterday that, later this year, it would simplify its broadband prices by including line rental in the monthly costs. And now we know why. Sure, a single figure makes it easier to understand what you'll be paying each month ...
UK advertising watchdog orders ISPs to put a stop to 'confusing' broadband pricingInquirer
UK's ad watchdog is making ISPs simplify broadband pricingKitGuru
ISPs told to change broadband ads, nix small print line rental feesArs Technica UK
Telecompaper (subscription)
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140 New Torrent Sites Added to UK's ISP Blockade List - Gizmodo UK

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 14:21

Gizmodo UK

140 New Torrent Sites Added to UK's ISP Blockade List
Gizmodo UK
The secretive body in charge of maintaining the UK's ISP piracy blocklist has dug out another 140 domains and subdomains that it would like access to curtailed, adding a few seconds of tedious Googling for alternatives to the process of stealing all ...

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How to reduce ping - TrustedReviews

Sun, 10/04/2016 - 08:07

TrustedReviews

How to reduce ping
TrustedReviews
It's a gamble, and it could be an expensive one if it doesn't work, but a lot of users/gamers who have upgraded reported far better connection speeds than with their ISP router. If you're unsure as to what router is best, check out our Best ...

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Christian police trooper fired for preaching about Jesus during TRAFFIC STOP - Daily Mail

Fri, 08/04/2016 - 14:02

Daily Mail

Christian police trooper fired for preaching about Jesus during TRAFFIC STOP
Daily Mail
Since January 15, Hamilton had been on administrative desk duty at the ISP Pendleton post after the department received the complaint. Of his firing, Hamilton told WXIN: 'Oh well…I'm just following what the Lord told me to do and you can't change what ...

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UK government warns about piracy shakedown letters - Inquirer

Fri, 08/04/2016 - 11:39

Inquirer

UK government warns about piracy shakedown letters
Inquirer
THE UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has published information on what people should do if they receive one of those scary shakedown letters from firms accusing them of breaching piracy laws and owing money. Take them with a pinch of salt is the ...

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UK Govt Issues Advice on Dealing With Copyright Trolls - TorrentFreak

Fri, 08/04/2016 - 07:07

Gizmodo UK

UK Govt Issues Advice on Dealing With Copyright Trolls
TorrentFreak
After several disasters at the turn of the decade, trolls are now back in the UK in force (1,2) with tuned-up business models designed to intimidate. Instead of ... Your internet service provider (ISP) can only provide them with details of the internet ...
UK Copyright Police Tells Users Not to Panic Over US ThreatsGizmodo UK

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Verizon peeps gobbled by Frontier enter week two of crap internet - The Register

Thu, 07/04/2016 - 18:17

The Register

Verizon peeps gobbled by Frontier enter week two of crap internet
The Register
Frontier acquired customers throughout the California, Texas and Florida markets earlier this year when it bought a portion of Verizon's FiOS TV and ISP services in a $10.5bn acquisition deal. ®. Sponsored: Driving business with continuous operational ...

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FCC tells broadband and mobile internet ISP to offer 'nutrition labels' - Daily Mail

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 22:03

Daily Mail

FCC tells broadband and mobile internet ISP to offer 'nutrition labels'
Daily Mail
The FCC wants broadband and mobile phone firms to create 'nutrition labels' for their service to avoid confusing customers. The labels from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission are similar to federally required nutrition labels on nearly all U.S ...

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UK copyright group proposes using browser based ransomware against alleged pirates - SiliconANGLE (blog)

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 03:50

SiliconANGLE (blog)

UK copyright group proposes using browser based ransomware against alleged pirates
SiliconANGLE (blog)
Why ISP's would agree to co-operate with Rightscorp and hold their customers to ransom isn't clear, after all it wouldn't be hard for that customer to simply change ISP's, or more likely in the case of those with even a small amount of technical savvy ...
How to sink online piracy: Rightscorp to hold digital thieves' computers to ransomInternational Business Times UK

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Divided FCC passes ISP privacy rules, overhauls LifeLine - The Register

Fri, 01/04/2016 - 00:00

The Register

Divided FCC passes ISP privacy rules, overhauls LifeLine
The Register
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has passed a pair of important new rules designed to extend broadband service in the US and protect user data. The commission's rulings came after a last-minute delay in its scheduled March 31 meeting, ...

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