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TalkTalk 'most complained-about ISP' for fifth time

TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.

June 27, 2012 by

Optus to seek TV Now High Court appeal

Optus intends to ask the High Court to hear an appeal of the judgment that decided its TV-recording app TV Now breaches the copyright of Australia's biggest sporting codes.

May 9, 2012

Virgin Media kicks off Pirate Bay blockade

Virgin Media has begun blocking The Pirate Bay, a notorious file-sharing website, days after the High Court ordered ISPs to do so.The High Court said on Monday that Virgin, Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk and O2 would have to stop their customers from accessing The Pirate Bay (TPB) because it illegally provided access to copyright material.

May 3, 2012 by

UK ISPs ordered to block Pirate Bay website

Five of the UK's largest internet service providers have been ordered to prevent their subscribers from accessing the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.The High Court said on Monday that Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media would have to block access to The Pirate Bay (TPB), following an earlier ruling in February over the role of the site in copyright infringement.

April 30, 2012 by

TalkTalk tops Ofcom complaints again

TalkTalk Group attracted more complaints than any other UK telecoms operator between October 2011 and December 2011, according to Ofcom.TalkTalk generated more complaints as a proportion of its customer base for fixed broadband services than any other company.

March 22, 2012 by

Optus TV Now appeal commences

Today, the National Rugby League (NRL) began its appeal against a court decision made last year, which found that Optus did not infringe on the copyright of sporting codes by providing a service for users to record TV programs to watch later on mobile phones.

March 13, 2012 by

AFL fights Optus for its copyright

The Australian Football League (AFL) has filed an appeal against the Federal Court judgment that Optus' TV Now TV-recording app does not infringe on the sporting code's copyright.

February 9, 2012

Optus TV Now win challenges copyright law

An appeal of the Optus TV-recording case against the football codes and Telstra is a certainty, as it becomes the first major test of the 2006 amendments to the Copyright Act.

February 1, 2012

TalkTalk retains top spot in Ofcom complaints table

TalkTalk is still the most complained-about communications provider in the UK, Ofcom has said in its latest dissatisfaction report, although BT looks set to take top spot in next quarter's complaints league.The regulator puts these reports out on a quarterly basis, and it said on Tuesday that TalkTalk had managed to top the list every quarter in the last year, both for its fixed-line broadband and landline services.

December 21, 2011 by

No live tweeting in iiNet-AFACT hearing

There will be no tweeting from the High Court during the hearing of the final appeal of the 2009 case between film and TV studios group the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) and internet service provider (ISP) iiNet, with the court sticking by rules banning electronic devices.

November 22, 2011

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