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Another nail: UK ISPs must block Pirate Bay

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The entertainment industry may have failed to win legislation forcing UK ISPs to block access to websites which illegally host copyrighted content, but that doesn’t mean site blocking can’t take place at all. In the High Court on Friday, five ISPs were ordered to block access to The Pirate Bay...
Another nail: UK ISPs must block Pirate Bay

A slippery slope: UK ISPs block The Promo Bay, a completely legal site separate from The Pirate Bay

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Internet censorship can be a very slippery slope. The latest example comes to us from the UK, where ISPs have started blocking The Promo Bay, a completely legal site launched by The Pirate Bay which has since been spun off to a separate domain. Back in April 2012, the UK...
A slippery slope: UK ISPs block The Promo Bay, a completely legal site separate from The Pirate Bay

Dan Bull Shares His Thoughts On The Pirate Bay Being Blocked Right After Helping His Music Get On The Charts

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We recently noted that, in the same week that Dan Bull had his new single hit the music charts because he promoted it via The Pirate Bay, BPI had convinced a court to order UK ISPs to start blocking TPB. Earlier this year, Dan had already written a song, Bye,...
Dan Bull Shares His Thoughts On The Pirate Bay Being Blocked Right After Helping His Music Get On The Charts
Google's Tim Bray drafts new HTTP status code for censorship

UK ISPs Are Already Planning To Offer Porn Filters -- So Who Needs New Legislation?

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Last week Techdirt wrote about the possible introduction of an "opt-in" license to view porn online in the UK. As we noted then, there is nothing to stop parents from installing their own filters to block access to certain kinds of Web sites now. But it seems that soon, they...
UK ISPs Are Already Planning To Offer Porn Filters -- So Who Needs New Legislation?

BPI Asks UK ISPs To Block More Major Torrent Sites

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Earlier this year, nine recording labels including EMI, Polydor, Sony, Virgin and Warner successfully argued that The Pirate Bay infringes their copyrights. Several ISPs including Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media should implement a blockade under Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, the labels demanded....
BPI Asks UK ISPs To Block More Major Torrent Sites

UK ISPs Must Write Letters To Pirates, Other Measures Some Way Off

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UK ISPs will have to write warning letters to illegal downloaders identified by rightsholders, after the ongoing protests of two of the largest ISPs were apparently floored by a court ruling on Tuesday finally. Under the Digital Economy Act, passed controversially in mid-2010, copyright holders could send a “copyright...
UK ISPs Must Write Letters To Pirates, Other Measures Some Way Off

VIDEO: Net neutrality stalls plus other tech news

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Leading UK ISPs refuse to to sign up to new code of conduct and is Apple about to change the size of its dock connectors?...
VIDEO: Net neutrality stalls plus other tech news

Digital Economy Bill Passes In UK - Welcome to your new entertainment industry nanny state

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The highly controversial "Digital Economy Bill" has passed in the UK. The bill, written largely by the entertainment industry, was pushed through the UK legislative process without a lot of public input into the potential damage the bill could cause. The bill places UK ISPs into the role of copyright...
Digital Economy Bill Passes In UK - Welcome to your new entertainment industry nanny state

BPI To UK Pirate Party: Shut Down Your Pirate Bay Proxy

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As soon as the High Court ordered several UK ISPs to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay earlier this year, the UK Pirate Party launched a proxy service to re-enable access to the site. For millions of UK Internet users the service provided a much-needed lifeline for them to...
BPI To UK Pirate Party: Shut Down Your Pirate Bay Proxy

Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia if UK passes snooping bill

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Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has joined the opposition to the Communications Data Bill that was proposed by the UK government earlier this year. Civil rights groups have raised the alarm about provisions that could require British ISPs to keep records of every website their customers visit for 12 months. Now...
Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia if UK passes snooping bill

UK ISPs Block Pirate Bay's Artist Promotions

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This week saw the launch of The Promo Bay, an artist promotion initiative supported by The Pirate Bay crew. The website is entirely dedicated to promoting the work of independent musicians, filmmakers and other content creators. They get to showcase their work to an audience of hundreds and thousands of...
UK ISPs Block Pirate Bay's Artist Promotions

UK ISPs may have to unmask Internet trolls, as politicians debate overhauling defamation laws

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It’s taken time for defamation to go digital it seems. The UK’s defamation laws are more comfortably set in times for print and television than they are suited to the fast pace and activity we see online. A defamation bill [PDF]  is to be debated in the House of Commons...
UK ISPs may have to unmask Internet trolls, as politicians debate overhauling defamation laws

UK ISPs Must Write Letters To Pirates, Other Measures Some Way Off

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UK ISPs will have to write warning letters to illegal downloaders identified by rightsholders, after the ongoing protests of two of the largest ISPs were apparently finally floored by a court ruling on Tuesday....
UK ISPs Must Write Letters To Pirates, Other Measures Some Way Off

BPI claims UK ISPs could earn £103m from digital music by 2013

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A new report from Ovum claims that if the six largest UK ISPs all launched bundled digital music services this year, they could be generating £103 million in direct revenues by 2013. The report was commissioned by Universal Music Group ‘on behalf of the BPI’. That figure is apparently based...
BPI claims UK ISPs could earn £103m from digital music by 2013
Opt-in Internet porn filter across 4 major UK ISPs humming along nicely
Phorm taking even more money for ad targeting dream, now in China

UK ISPs must block The Pirate Bay

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Five major UK internet service providers are ordered by the High Court to prevent users from accessing popular file-sharing site The Pirate Bay....
UK ISPs must block The Pirate Bay

Offline this weekend? Catch the stories you missed

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The news doesn’t respect weekends and public holidays, and every time you go offline there’s always a backlog of stories worth reading when you return. Find the most interesting and meaningful news and reads from The Next Web and elsewhere in this brief round-up. In the news The big fight begins: Windows XP...
Offline this weekend? Catch the stories you missed

UK ISPs Must Censor The Pirate Bay, High Court Rules

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UK ISPs Must Censor The Pirate Bay, High Court Rules

UK's 3-Strikes Plan Continues To Grind Through The System; Still Not In Force, Still Awful

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As Techdirt reported in 2010, the passage of the Digital Economy Act was one of the most disgraceful travesties of the UK parliamentary process in recent times; it was badly drafted, hardly revised and then pushed through with almost no debate in the dying moments of the previous government. Since...
UK's 3-Strikes Plan Continues To Grind Through The System; Still Not In Force, Still Awful

KickassTorrents Circumvents Censors With New Ka.tt Domain

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With millions of visitors a day KickassTorrents (KAT) is one of the largest torrent sites on the Internet, trailing only behind The Pirate Bay. This status has put the site on the radar of the U.S. Government and a wide variety of anti-piracy groups. Last year this unwanted attention resulted...
KickassTorrents Circumvents Censors With New Ka.tt Domain

British music industry body puts pressure on UK Pirate Party to pull popular Pirate Bay proxy

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Serving as a way for The Pirate Bay users to continue visiting the file-sharing website despite blocks by numerous ISPs in the UK, the UK Pirate Party has been formally requested by British music industry body — the BPI — to take down its proxy, dismissing the party’s free speech...
British music industry body puts pressure on UK Pirate Party to pull popular Pirate Bay proxy

The Pirate Bay Partners With Academic Researchers to Counter Propaganda

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The Pirate Bay renamed itself to The Research Bay today for a collaboration with the Cybernorms research group at Lund University. The notorious BitTorrent site is encouraging visitors to take part in the survey into people’s file-sharing habits and their views on copyright enforcement. The study is a follow up...
The Pirate Bay Partners With Academic Researchers to Counter Propaganda

Why Is The UK Blocking Access To Sites Without Any Hearings?

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We already wrote about the UK court letting the BPI decide what sites the court would order all UK ISPs to block access to, but as more details come out about the process, the scarier it is. As Duke noted in our comments, the whole process lacked any sort of...
Why Is The UK Blocking Access To Sites Without Any Hearings?

The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times

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If you thought the RIAA and MPAA were a force to be reckoned with in the US, the last few months have shown that anti-piracy lobbying is alive and kicking in Europe, too. Over the last 9 months, the British, Dutch, Finnish, and Belgian judges and governments have begun forcing...
The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times

UK Recording Industry Looks To Censor More Sites With No Trial Or Conviction

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Once the UK recording industry realized that UK courts would order ISPs to block websites it didn't like, it appears that the industry, led by BPI and PPL began putting together a list of over two dozen sites that they're asking to have blocked by all UK ISPs, even though...
UK Recording Industry Looks To Censor More Sites With No Trial Or Conviction

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The Pirate Bay could be blocked by UK ISPs, another Kuwaiti citizen is jailed for his tweets, and Google appears to be turning Latitude into a Foursquare rival with the quiet introduction of a check-in leaderboard. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Sky Broadband Starts Blocking Pirate Bay Proxies

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Following a High Court ruling in March, six UK ISPs were required to block subscriber access to three of the world’s largest torrent sites, Kat.ph, H33T and Fenopy. The legal action was initiated by the music industry group BPI on behalf of a variety of major labels who previously won...
Sky Broadband Starts Blocking Pirate Bay Proxies

Music Industry Threatens to Sue UK Pirate Party over Pirate Bay Proxy

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After the High Court ordered several UK ISPs to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay earlier this year, millions of users flocked to the proxy service of the UK Pirate Party. In a matter of weeks the proxy became one of the most popular sites in the UK, and...
Music Industry Threatens to Sue UK Pirate Party over Pirate Bay Proxy
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