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Sky torpedoes Pirate Bay access

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.

May 31, 2012 by

South Yorkshire broadband scheme loses £9m in a year

South Yorkshire's super-fast broadband scheme lost more than £9m last year and still hasn't found a major ISP to sell its connectivity to consumers, it has emerged.The Yorkshire Post reported on Tuesday that the £92m Digital Region project had brought in just £167,000, according to filings with Companies House.

January 18, 2012 by

Virgin to bump 50Mbps plans up to 120Mbps

Cable broadband customers on its 50Mbps plan will get a free upgrade to 120Mbps, the ISP has been forced to reveal after mistakenly sending out announcement emails to the wrong subscribers

January 16, 2012 by

Web takedowns come under EU scrutiny

The European Commission says it wants to clarify existing rules that govern how and when a rights holder can have copyright-infringing content taken down or blocked, as part of a new e-commerce action plan

January 11, 2012 by

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