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BBC wants ISPs to exterminate Australian Doctor Who torrenters

BBC Worldwide has revealed that 13,000 Australians downloaded leaked episodes of the new series of Doctor Who, as the company pushes to force ISPs to keep an eye out for 'suspicious behaviour' of its users downloading large amounts of data.

September 7, 2014

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

BT faces lower limit on line rental charges

The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.

February 6, 2012 by

Filesharing and bilesharing: a 'three-strikes' rant

The UK Film Council and other luminaries of the creative industries have gone on the warpath about filesharing, calling for persistent sharers to be kicked off the internet.According to the BBC, the coalition "wants the government to force internet service providers (ISPs) to disconnect users who ignore repeated warnings about sharing illegal content".

May 12, 2009 by

BBC to stream channel live

The BBC is either forging bravely ahead into the future of TV-less TV, or simply enjoying sticking the knife into ISPs. According to, er, the Daily Wail (not my usual source, I swear), Auntie is to start streaming BBC1 over the intarwebs.

June 6, 2008 by

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