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World's most powerful weather computer is Met Office's new $1.6 billion machine
World's most powerful weather computer is Met Office's new $1.6 billion machine
The UK's meteorological office, known as Met Office, has decided on one of its largest purchases. It's not a satellite, or even a constellation ...... 18 Feb 2020
Tech firms face large fines over harmful videos
Tech firms face large fines over harmful videos
Video sharing apps and platforms may soon face very large fines if it is determined they fail to prevent vulnerable people from accessing harmful content. 12 Aug 2019
UK's adult websites block to be delayed
UK's adult websites block to be delayed
The proposed age verification system for controlling access to adult entertainment websites (the UK's 'porn block') has reportedly been shelved indefinitely. 20 Jun 2019
Social media firms face bans if they don't act, UK minister says
Social media firms face bans if they don't act, UK minister says
The Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom has warned that legislation will be forthcoming to take action against social media firms over suicide-related material. 28 Jan 2019
Air pressure disrupts TV in the UK
Air pressure disrupts TV in the UK
Some TV viewers in the UK are having signal problems due to atmospheric conditions, according to Freeview. 02 Nov 2017 - 3 comments
Premier League to target football streaming servers that feed 'Kodi boxes'
Premier League to target football streaming servers that feed 'Kodi boxes'
The Premier League has secured a court order which will allow it to have access to servers streaming football matches blocked in the UK. 08 Mar 2017
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
A case against a man who was accused of multiple offences for aiding users to bypass government / ISP blockades and censorship has been thrown out. 08 Mar 2017
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' seller ordered to pay 250,000 in UK
Fully loaded 'Kodi box' seller ordered to pay 250,000 in UK
A man who admitted selling set-top boxes to pubs and clubs in the UK complete with IPTV software to watch subscription TV has been ordered to pay 250,000. 07 Mar 2017 - 1 comment
Brits will soon get Piracy Alerts from ISPs
Brits will soon get Piracy Alerts from ISPs
Starting next year, British Internet users may get Piracy Alert notices through their Internet Service Provider if illegal file sharing is detected. 30 Nov 2016
The UK has banned making personal copies of your own music and videos, again
The UK has banned making personal copies of your own music and videos, again
The UK has withdrawn a law that allowed residents to make personal copies of their own music. 28 Nov 2015 - 18 comments
UK High Court rules CD ripping illegal, again
UK High Court rules CD ripping illegal, again
The British government decided last year that CD and DVD ripping, amongst other format changes, are allowed as long as the copy is not redistributed ...... 19 Jul 2015 - 4 comments
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
A court has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to websites associated with the Popcorn Time software. 02 May 2015 - 3 comments
ISPs shoulder responsibility for leaked Sony movies, says UK MP
ISPs shoulder responsibility for leaked Sony movies, says UK MP
A Member of the UK Parliament and former IP advisor to Prime Minister David Cameron believes that Internet Service Providers and web hosting companies have to shoulder some of the responsibility for leaked Sony movies, following a massive hack 05 Dec 2014 - 4 comments
Increasing 'revenge porn' incidents must be tackled, charities warn
Increasing 'revenge porn' incidents must be tackled, charities warn
Several charities are warning about increasing reports from victims of 'revenge porn', and feel the example set in some U.S. states must be followed to curb the growing problem. 03 Apr 2014 - 4 comments
Court orders 21 pirate sites blocked
Court orders 21 pirate sites blocked
Internet Service Providers must block 21 more websites linked to Internet piracy, according to a court order in the UK. 30 Oct 2013 - 7 comments
UK spectrum price hike talk stuns mobile operators
UK spectrum price hike talk stuns mobile operators
Mobile operators in Britain have been stunned by proposed increases in the license fees they must pay to use spectrum in the country. 11 Oct 2013
In-game app fees face crackdown by regulators
In-game app fees face crackdown by regulators
UK regulators are investigating practices of app developers who charge in-game fees, seeking to enforce guidelines to protect consumers. 26 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Violent games have 'corrosive effect', warns Nick Clegg
Violent games have 'corrosive effect', warns Nick Clegg
UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has warned about the corrosive effect of violent video games in the wake of the recent Navy Yard shooting in the United States. 20 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Police plot crackdown on pirates
Police plot crackdown on pirates
Police in the United Kingdom are to take on the issue of intellectual property violation in a renewed effort against criminals who profit from piracy. 14 Sep 2013
Vodafone, O2 rolling out 4G service in the UK
Vodafone, O2 rolling out 4G service in the UK
Vodafone and O2 have begun rolling out 4G mobile services in the United Kingdom, a year after rival EE first launched its own 4G services. 29 Aug 2013
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