Coverage

2016

November

'Snoopers law creates security nightmare'

BBC News

GCHQ wants internet providers to rewrite systems to block hackers 

Daily Telegraph

Investigatory Powers and Digital Economy Bills could threaten economy

SC Magazine

Lib Dems to oppose porn checks in Blighty's Digital Economy Bill

The Register

'Snoopers' charter' petition hits signatures target

BBC News

'Snoopers' charter' petition gains over 100,000 signatures

ITProPortal

UK Parliament waves through 'porn-blocking' Digital Economy Bill

The Register

Digital Economy Bill: Controversial porn-blocking bill passed by House of Commons

Inquirer

UK petition calls for repeal of bulk surveillance law

Telecompaper

Small ISPs 'probably' won't receive data retention order following IP Bill

The Register

UK ISPs may be forced to block porn sites that snub age checks, sex acts face ban

Ars Technica

Internet industry supports new cyber security strategy

CIO

Sweeping UK spy bill dubbed 'snoopers' charter' becomes law

Daily Mail

Insecure, ineffective and dangerous: The reality of the UK's new porn bill

Politics.co.uk

Tech firms seek to frustrate internet history log law

BBC News

Porn sites could be blocked by ISPs under new UK rules

BBC News

Clearer broadband speed advertising 'good for consumers', says Citizens Advice

uSwitch

Brit broadband consumers utterly perplexed by ISP “up to” speed claims

Ars technica

UK broadband speed ad rules to be revamped

BBC News

Watchdog calls for shake-up of 'misleading' broadband speed claims

Cable.co.uk

Advertising Watchdog Seeks Clearer ISP Promotions of Broadband Speed

ISP Review

Calls to end 'misleading' speed claims on broadband adverts

Sky News

Advertising Standards: Broadband Speed Guidance ‘Not Working’

TechWeek Europe

Calls to end 'misleading' speed claims on broadband adverts

Yahoo News

What does Trump mean for telecoms?

Global Telecoms Business

GCHQ encourages ISPs to rewrite their software to stop DDoS attacks

ITProPortal

GCHQ thinks ISPs can solve DDoS by taking a good look at themselves

Inquirer

ISPA responds to new rules on broadband advertising

uSwitch

Theresa May just received a very nasty surprise, and it’s brilliant news for the British public

The Canary

IP bill may not be enforced on small ISPs

PCR

Tech companies look to capitalise on new UK surveillance bill

Computer Business Review

ISPs not happy with 'Snooper's Charter 2.0'

PCR

Media finally cottons on to how VPNs can help users evade UKs new online data retention law

VPN Compare

U.K. Bill Requiring Firms To Store Web Histories Becomes Law

 Sci-Tech Today

Britain's internet history law: A new frontier of surveillance?

Christian Science Monitor

U.K. Bill Requiring Firms To Store Web Histories Becomes Law

CIO today

UK law allows govt to track users' internet use

Stuff (NZ edition)

July

Quick poll: The Internet Villain of the Year 2015 is prime minister... so what happens next?

Alphr

Private data should only be kept for ‘serious crime’, says European Court

Computer Weekly

Matt Hancock is the UK's new digital minister, but what should his first priority be?

Cable.co.uk

Ofcom plans to make it easier to switch between BT, Virgin and Sky

Cable.co.uk

Cross-Party UK Inquiry Finds Failing BT Must Invest More into Broadband

ISP Review

EU Court Adviser Says UK Internet Spying Law Needs “Strict” Safeguards

ISP Review

UK Crime Agency Seeks Whatever Intel It Can Get From Internet Service Providers

Vice

ISPA calls for clear internet policy from new govt

Telecom Paper

UK Gov Appoint Karen Bradley to Oversee Media and Broadband

ISP Review

Relish and Hyperoptic win ISPA awards

uSwitch

Privacy and Apple are the big winners at ISPA heroes and villains awards

The Inquirer

Donald Trump not an Internet villain, but Apple is a hero…

Ars Technica

Apple named Internet Hero at 2016 ISPA Awards

Cable.co.uk

ISPA 2016 Award winners announced: Apple take Internet Hero

Thinkbroadband

ISPA Awards reveal best broadband and worst internet villain

Broadband Choices

ISPA UK Unveils the Winners of their 2016 ISP Internet Industry Awards

ISP Review

UK Internet Service Providers Association gives Apple its annual ‘Hero’ award

Apple World

ISPA announces internet industry award winners

Telecompaper

ISPA names Apple ‘Internet Hero’ of 2016

Mac Daily News

Hyperoptic keeps “Best Superfast Broadband” crown at ISPA awards

HEXUS

ISPA Internet Services Providers' Association : Government needs to set out vision for tech and Internet policy – UK Internet industry

4 Traders

February

'BT remains a monopoly provider' - telecoms industry reacts to Ofcom report

Cable.co.uk

BT escapes forced break-up but faces tougher regulation

Comms Dealer

Ofcom announces Openreach review but keeps full separation in pocket for now

Thinkbroadband

Ofcom Confirm NO Openreach Split from BT, But Change is Coming

ISP Review

Broadband Is More Popular Topic In This Parliament As BDUK Reaches 3.6m Premises

Tech Week Europe

75% rise in political references to broadband

Comms Dealer

Political interest in broadband surges

uSwitch

ISPA: MPs are talking more about broadband, but there's still lots to do

Cable.co.uk

ISPA Discovers the Obvious – UK Politicians Debate Broadband a Lot

ISP Review

UK government launches consultation for porn age-verification plan

The Guardian

Tough to find solution on children accessing porn

ITV News

Tory government’s war on porn: Age verification proposed for all smut sites

Ars Technica

UK government to stop teenagers looking at porn: What is the porn ban, and how does it affect you?

PC Advisor

UK govt consults on porn age verification proposals

Telecompaper

Lawmakers say UK's draft online spying law needs changes

Daily Mail (also syndicated by YahooWashington Post, New York Times and ABC News)

Snoopers’ Charter: UK ISPs wearily greet “on right track” committee report

Ars Technica

Joint Committee criticises Investigatory Powers Bill

Telecom Paper

Concerns remain over Investigatory Powers Bill

SC Magazine

MPs Slam Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

TechWeek Europe

`Snooper's Charter' Would Make Brits Most Spied-Upon People

Bloomberg

Joint Committee Scalds UK Government’s ISP Internet Spying Bill

ISP Review

UK spying law would undermine tech industry, MPs warn

Wired

Snoopers' Charter: MPs slam government for vague plans that could damage UK economy

V3

Planned surveillance bill could damage UK tech sector, warn MPs

New Scientist

Science and Tech Committee Warns of UK Internet Snooping Bill Costs

ISP Review

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill will undermine the competitiveness of the UK tech sector

Cloud Computing Intelligence

Committee criticises Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Telecompaper

Snoopers' Charter 'puts UK tech firms at risk'

Contractor UK

EEF Claims UK Manufacturers are Overpaying for Broadband Connectivity

ISP Review

 

2015

November

Broadband bills will have to increase to pay for snooper's charter, MPs are warned

Guardian

Theresa May's Snooper Tax could make broadband bills skyrocket

Mirror

Snoopers’ charter will force ISPs to raise broadband prices

Computer Weekly

ISPs: Snooper’s Charter Will Mean Higher Broadband Bills

TechWeek Europe

Snooper's charter 'could push up' broadband prices

uSwitch

Snoopers’ Charter latest: ISPs condemn Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Alphr

A government right to hack and a risk to British business' - Technology firms slam Investigatory Powers Bill

Computing

Broadband ISPs Warn UK Internet Snooping Law to Push Up Prices

ISP Review

Ex-GCHQ chief: Bulk access to internet comms not same as mass surveillance

The Register

Broadband for all: 10Mbps speeds to become a legal right but government plan lacks details

V3

Theresa May proposes bulk data and internet tracking under the Investigatory Powers Bill

Computer Weekly

ISPs say the “massive cost” of Snooper’s Charter will push up UK broadband bills

Ars Technica

“Snooper’s charter” will force up broadband bills, providers warn

Broadband Choices

Investigatory Powers Bill: everything you need to know

V3

Snooper's Charter puts data at risk even with encryption

IT Pro

Investigatory Powers Bill: A Snooper's Charter in all but name alone

ITPro

UK govt sneaks citizen database aka 'request filters' into proposed internet super-spy law

The Register

UK Gov Publish New ISP Internet Snooping Investigatory Powers Bill

ISP Review

The UK Wants to Store Every Citizen's Browsing Data. I Tried Collecting My Own

Vice

Theresa May proposes bulk data and internet tracking under the Investigatory Powers Bill

Cyber Sparse

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill – the key points and link to the full text

Liberal Democrat Voice

ISPA responds to Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Comms Dealer

Theresa Might proposes bulk knowledge and web monitoring beneath the Investigatory Powers Invoice

Amazon News

ISPA, ORG respond to draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Telecompaper

ISPA welcomes UK govt broadband USO commitment

Telecompaper

UK Broadband Consumers Face Double Whammy As ISPs Warn Cost Of Government Snooping Will Be Passed On To Them

Tech Times

Britons' Internet access bills will soar to pay for Snoopers Charter

Boing Boing

 

July

Adverts mask real broadband costs, says Citizens Advice

BBC News

Broadband 'levy' for super-fast net

BBC News

UK Gov Moots TAX on Broadband ISPs to Fix Internet Slowspots

ISP Review

Superfast levy could mean bigger broadband bills

Broadband Choices

Theresa May named internet villain of the year

The Guardian

Theresa May is 'villain of the year' for Snoopers' Charter, says internet industry

The Independent

U.K. Politician Theresa May Voted 'Internet Villain of the Year'

Bloomberg

Home Secretary Theresa May named internet villain of the year

Wired

Theresa May is 2015 Internet Villain of the year

ITPro

ISPA Names Theresa May ‘Internet Villain Of The Year’ Over Surveillance Fears

TechWeek Europe

And the award for internet villain of the year 2015 goes to…

ITPro Portal

Home Secretary named Internet Villain of 2015

Computer Business Review

ISPA Reveal Winners from the 2015 UK ISP Internet Industry Awards

ISP Review

Theresa May is an internet villain

TechEye

Hyperoptic named 'best superfast broadband' at ISPA awards

Cable.co.uk

ISPA names Theresa May as villain of the year for snooper's charter push

The Drum

UK home secretary named "internet villain" for surveillance powers push

ZDNet

Can you guess which UK politician was named ‘internet villain of the year’?

Trusted Reviews

Home Secretary Theresa May named Internet Villain of the year

Digital Spy

Theresa May handed ISPA Internet Villain of the Year gong

Recombu

ETSI ramps up cybersecurity standards push

Telecoms.com

UK Home Secretary named Internet Villain at the 2015 ISPA awards

Techie News

ISPA Awards 2015: Theresa May 'Crowned' Internet Villain of the Year for Snooper's Charter

Lifehacker

Theresa May wins ‘Internet villain of the year’

Net Imperative

THERESA MAY NAMED UK’S INTERNET VILLAIN OF THE YEAR

Mil Tech

Home Secretary Theresa May Named UK's ‘Internet Villain of the Year'

Sputnik News

ISPA in Britain Picks Home Secretary Theresa May for Web's Number 1 Villain Award

Biztek Mojo

ISPA UK Doubts EU Can Deliver Digital Single Market Policy On Time

ISP Review

 

2014

December

Prince Charles steps up pressure on internet giants over beheading videos

Daily Telegraph

ISPA UK Starts Hunt for the 2015 Best Broadband ISP Awards Finalists

 ISP Review

IPv6 IP addresses will make it easier for security services to track you

Cable.co.uk

Attitudes to technology are creating a digital divide in UK government

Cable.co.uk

Interview: Ed Hunt of Superfast Cymru

Cable.co.uk

 

November

Concerns over national mobile roaming security risks unfounded, says ISPA chair

Cable.co.uk

ISPs and security experts criticise UK web snooping law plans

V3

UK ISPs are now blocking 93 piracy websites

Wired

Blocked piracy site list more than doubles after ruling

BBC

Concerns over terror exclusion plan

BBC

Intelligence authorities 'fail to understand data', say ISPs

Guardian

UK police and security services 'haven't got a clue' how the internet works

Cable.co.uk

Facebook outed as host of Lee Rigby murder chat

ITPro

Government unveils £100m IP-matching plans to thwart terrorists

v3

UPD Commons Intelligence and Security Committee Blames ISPs for Murder

ISPReview

UK internet firms warn of more mass surveillance

SC Magazine

ISPA disappointed lack of consultation on planned data bill

Telecompaper

The war on Facebook: MPs rebuke social media giant for failure to act on online

activities of Lee Rigby’s murderer Michael Adebowale

Independent

ISPA responds to the Home Secretary on IP matching

Comms Dealer

UK considers law to force ISPs to retain and surrender user records

Computer Weekly
Internet data rules expected to cost taxpayer tens of millions

Financial Times

Government Wants Every Internet User's IP Address Stored for Posterity

Gizmodo

Theresa May's speech on counter-terrorism: Politics Live blog

Guardian

UPDATE3 Government Forces IP Address Matching Upon ISPs – But What is it?

ISPReview

Are Government Internet Data Proposals A Step Towards Snooping?

Misco News

Will new ISP clampdown really help police target terror suspects?

PCPro

Anti-Terrorism and Security Bill: The industry responds to May’s IP matching plans

Recombu

The government wants ISPs to keep a record all user IP addresses

ShinyShiny TV

Home Office Set To Introduce New Data Surveillance Plan

TechWeek Europe

UK Government to Seek IP-Based Identification of Users: Reports

WHIR

U.K. Proposes New Antiterror Measures

Wall Street Journal

Interview: Professor Mike Jackson of Birmingham City University

Cable.co.uk

Broadband speed adverts targeted by watchdog Which?

BBC

Calls to reform broadband speeds advertising

Fresh Business Thinking

Campaign for clearer broadband adverts from Which?

HITC

ISPA warns against overly restrictive broadband advertising rules

uSwitch

UK ISP Entanet Tells GCHQ – “We are NOT the police or intelligence services”

ISPReview

Shuddit, Obama! Here in Blighty, we ISPs have net neutrality nailed

The Register

Internet Services Providers’ Association fires back at GCHQ director for terrorist comments

ITPro

ISPA Responds To GCHQ Director

24 News Biz

David Cameron backs spy chief's blast at Facebook and Twitter

Capital Bay

PM backs spy chief’s blast at Facebook and Twitter over the help they give terrorists

Daily Mail

Facebook, Twitter are command and control networks for terrorists: UK intel head

Tech2

Campaigners: Rural broadband inquiry is a step 'in the right direction'

Cable.co.uk

Tech giants reject GCHQ boss Robert Hannigan's call for deal with government

Daily Telegraph

 

 

October

ISPA: Government has 'failed' to foster debate on privacy

Cable.co.uk

ISPA sets out principles for future surveillance law reform

Telecom Paper

UK ISPs Propose Principles to Limit Government Internet Snooping

ISP Review

Internet service providers must help crack down on fake goods, high court rules

Guardian

Households in 2014 need 25Mbps broadband or less

Cable.co.uk 

Broadband upload speed average of 2.4Mbps a cause for concern

V3

Industry unmoved by slow broadband upload average of 2.4Mbps

V3

Birmingham a hyper-city as gigabit broadband arrives

Business Quarter

Three UK Fined GBP250K by Ofcom for Customer Complaint Failings

ISP Review

 

August

Internet infrastructure 'needs updating or more blackouts will happen'

Guardian

How the internet is slowing down

Switching broadband is too costly, claims watchdog

BBC News

Broadband cancellation fees reflect actual costs, says ISPA

uSwitch

ISPA calls for calm over broadband switching fears

Cable.co.uk

Improving ADR with ISPA

Entanet

 

July

Guardian named Internet Hero at ISPA Awards

The Guardian

GCHQ named 'internet villain' at award ceremony

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian And GCHQ Named Internet Heroes And Villains At 2014 ISPA Awards

TechWeek Europe

ISPA names snooping GCHQ its 2014 internet villain

The Inquirer

GCHQ and NSA earn ‘Internet Villain’ gong in UK broadband providers industry bash

Recombu

ISPA Name the WINNERS of their 2014 UK ISP Internet Industry Awards

ISP Review

GCHQ and NSA named internet villains of 2014

Cable.co.uk

UK's emergency data slurp: IT giants panicked over 'legal uncertainty'

The Register

UK government says web filtering needs work

V3

UK government responds to DCMS study of online regulations

The Inquirer

 

June

Tracking Syria fighters now main task for MI5

BBC News

Big companies should not be allowed to make decisions about personal data, say ISPs

Independent

ISPA UK Reveal Internet Hero and Villain Shortlist for 2014 Awards

ISP Review

ISPA announces 2014 shortlist for Internet Hero award

uSwitch

Is Public Accounts Committee an Internet Hero?

Thinkbroadband

 

May

Illegal file-sharers brace for pleading letters from music and film industries

Recombu

Zen Internet Shuns Proposal for Voluntary P2P Piracy Warning Letters

Zen

Broadband voucher scheme ‘open for business’ in Coventry

Cable.co.uk

Gigaclear and Hyperoptic up for Best Superfast Broadband at 2014 ISPAs

Cable.co.uk

2014 ISPA Awards shortlists announced

thinkbroadband

Know someone who is an Internet Hero or Internet Villain?

thinkbroadband

ISPA looking for 2014 Internet Hero and Villain nominees

Recombu

Hyperoptic, Gigaclear and Plusnet vie for bestest fastest provider in ISPA 2014 Awards

Recombu

Hyperoptic to launch 1Gb broadband in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds

uSwitch

 

April

Snooping powers in turmoil after European court ruling

Daily Telegraph

Euro court's ruling could threaten the fight against terror: Judges say law that allows internet firms to store data about their customers is excessively intrusive

Daily Mail

Spy chiefs warn PM: Internet giants including Google and Facebook are shielding terrorists and paedophiles

Daily Mail

BT, Virgin, TalkTalk and Sky quizzed on data retention after landmark EU ruling

V3

Open Rights Group Call on UK ISPs to Clarify Data Retention Policy

ISP Review

Don't forget to vote in the 2014 ISPA Customer Choice Award category

thinkbroadband

Broadbandchoices.co.uk lists pioneering fibre provider

Journalism.co.uk

 

January

UK government tackles wrongly-blocked websites

BBC News

Government Tweaks ‘Porn Filters’ To Prevent Over-Blocking

TechWeek Europe

One week left for ISPA 2014 Awards registration

Thinkbroadband

2013

December

Government asks ISPs to help with online security

PCPro

Government unveils £10m for “innovative” broadband, but quiet about last fund’s fate

PCPro

BT bites back after being labelled a BDUK “grant junkie”

ITPro

2014 ISPA Awards get underway as registration opens

thinkbroadband

November

Ministers will order ISPs to block terrorist and extremist websites

Guardian

UK.gov’s web filtering mission creep: Now it plans to block ‘extremist’ websites

Register

Netflix tests ‘ultra high definition’ 4K video streams

 BBC News

Why superfast broadband is catching on super-slowly

Metro

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