A small New Zealand ISP has stopped offering 'global mode' access to geoblocked services, despite believing the practice to be within NZ law due to legal threats from content owners.
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The Federal Court has ruled in favour of Dallas Buyers Club LLC's preliminary discovery to be granted access to customer details of several Australian internet service providers in order to send letters for settlement payments over copyright infringement.
Lightbox, MediaWorks, SKY, and TVNZ have threatened to sue local ISPs and companies that allow customers to bypass geoblock restrictions on services such as Netflix.
A new legal challenge is being mounted by Sweden's TV and film industry to hold ISPs responsible for streaming services alleged to infringe on copyright.
Telstra's wholesale customers were not given access to new ADSL products at the same time as Telstra's own retail ISP BigPond, the ACCC has found.
Third-party peering problems mean pages load at a snail's pace for some, while copper cable thefts shoot down internet and phone service for others.
From January, BT customers will pay up to 5.9 percent more for broadband and phone services, while access to certain TV channels is set to rise by up to 39 percent.
The ISP has followed BT, Sky and TalkTalk in complying with a court order forcing it to stop access to the Usenet aggregator, after six movie studios won a copyright infringement case
The European Commission says there is no evidence that bringing down the wholesale prices for access to BT and other European incumbents' copper networks will stimulate investment in super-fast fibre broadband
British Telecom, the U.K.'s largest broadband provider, is the last ISP to comply with a court order blocking access to The Pirate Bay. But the block was futile and circumvented in a matter of minutes.
BT started blocking access to The Pirate Bay around midday on Tuesday, the ISP has confirmed.BT Retail was the last of the big UK internet service providers to institute the block, which had been ordered by the High Court after an earlier ruling that found The Pirate Bay (TPB) to be aiding copyright infringement.
O2 has said it will start blocking access to The Pirate Bay file-sharing website following a High Court order in April.The UK internet service provider (ISP) said on Thursday that it had no choice but to try to stop its UK customers from accessing the Swedish website.
Sky broadband, the ISP division of BSkyB, is the latest UK ISP to block access to the Pirate Bay for its subscribers.Sky has joined Virgin Media in blocking access to The Pirate Bay Image credit: Rory Cellan-Jones/BBCThe company confirmed the move on its website on Wednesday, as the result of the court order issued in April.
Customers may soon be able to sign up for services that offer download speeds of up to 330Mbps with their current ISP thanks to the commercial rollout of BT Openreach's super-fast service
The telecoms company, which has rolled out its super-fast broadband network to 10 million premises, saw annual profits go up 42 percent in the last financial year
The government has revealed the 27 smaller cities that will go up against each other for a share in a £50m super-fast broadband upgrade pot, with only 10 winners to be named
New customers who call Sky's hotline can buy a fibre broadband package with a topline speed of 76Mbps, faster than the publicly announced 40Mbps available to existing subscribers, who cannot get the new bundle
New rules on advertising headline broadband speeds came into force on 1 April, but some UK ISPs are yet to change the way in which they advertise their packages
Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet has rejected Foxtel's pledge to open access to some of its content to its IPTV competitors as part of Foxtel's $2.5 billion bid to buy Austar, stating that the undertaking won't actually offer the content that people want.
The ISPs have lost the latest in a string of court battles against the copyright crackdown legislation, which will see themhaving to police their customers for unlawful file-sharing
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