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TalkTalk calls Bono's file-sharing argument 'outrageous'
File sharing
Network & Internet

TalkTalk calls Bono's file-sharing argument 'outrageous'

ISP TalkTalk has led the criticism of U2 lead singer Bono's claims that ISPs are 'reverse Robin Hoods' for not doing more to combat illegal file-shari…
6 Jan 2010
Lord Puttnam: Why Digital Economy Bill is right move
digital image
public sector

Lord Puttnam: Why Digital Economy Bill is right move

Speaking at a panel discussion on digital cinema, Puttnam outlines his thoughts on why the Digital Economy bill is crucial for the UK.
25 Nov 2009
Mandelson wants more copyright power
Peter Mandelson
public sector

Mandelson wants more copyright power

Business Secretary Peter Mandelson is looking to create what one blogger has described as the 'office of Pirate-Finder General'.
20 Nov 2009
Need to Know: Digital Economy Bill
question key
public sector

Need to Know: Digital Economy Bill

The bill is set to be unveiled in more detail tomorrow, but here are the basics on the file sharing plans and more.
19 Nov 2009
Queen's speech introduces file sharing plans
cable
public sector

Queen's speech introduces file sharing plans

The Queen introduced the Digital Economy Bill today, which includes the government's plans to cut of illegal file sharers.
18 Nov 2009
Mandelson unveils file sharing disconnection plan
knotted network cable
public sector

Mandelson unveils file sharing disconnection plan

Business Secretary Peter Mandelson has said illegal file sharers will be cut off, using a similar system to that of France.
28 Oct 2009
Telco bosses rail against anti-piracy proposals
Network & Internet

Telco bosses rail against anti-piracy proposals

Will innocent broadband users be hit by ‘kangaroo courts’?
4 Sep 2009
Government hits back at file sharing criticism
Cut off your internet
public sector

Government hits back at file sharing criticism

The Government has fought back against criticisms to new proposals to deal with illegal filesharers.
28 Aug 2009
ISPs and campaigners slam file sharing law
network
Mobile

ISPs and campaigners slam file sharing law

TalkTalk has said it will 'strongly resist' the proposal to suspend file sharers broadband - and they're not the only ones angry.
26 Aug 2009
Mandelson meeting sparks file sharing debate
piracy
Network & Internet

Mandelson meeting sparks file sharing debate

Did a meeting between business secretary Peter Mandelson and a top record company executive spark an anti-piracy push?
17 Aug 2009
File sharers beware: the government is after you
Richard Goodwin
Network & Internet

File sharers beware: the government is after you

The government and the industry at large has a big job on its hands trying to bring down the downloaders.
18 May 2009
Government urged to disconnect pirate file sharers
pirates
Network & Internet

Government urged to disconnect pirate file sharers

Organisations want to cut off users for repeatedly downloading illegal content, but ISPs don’t agree that this is the right thing to do.
12 May 2009
Windows 7 RC floating on the Pirate Bay
Software

Windows 7 RC floating on the Pirate Bay

Predictably, the release candidate for Microsoft's Windows 7 is already on file sharing websites, but should you trust it?
24 Apr 2009
IP minister calls off file-sharing threats
The IP Minister says the government will not force ISPs to cut off file sharers.
Network & Internet

IP minister calls off file-sharing threats

The Intellectual Property minister has poured cold water on proposals to make ISPs implement a policy that could ultimately lead to the disconnection …
26 Jan 2009
File sharing infects 500,000 computers
Security

File sharing infects 500,000 computers

McAfee reveal details on what it calls the most significant malware outbreak since 2005, as peer-to-peer networks look under threat.
9 May 2008