BIPA attacks Auntie's free Internet service

The British Internet Publishers' Alliance (BIPA) launched an attack on the government Thursday for failing to protect free ISPs against competition from the BBC.

BIPA is concerned the launch of Freebeeb -- the BBC's free ISP which went live today -- will stifle competition in the free ISP market. BIPA believes a publicly-funded commercial service is a serious threat to Internet publishing and has written to the government voicing its concerns.

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