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# isps - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The moon now has faster broadband than rural Ireland... here's why slow internet is the WORST Loading

# isps - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Senator: 'We have to think of Playboy as part of the good old days'

Senator Mary Ann O’Brien has asked Minister Pat Rabbitte to examine the UK’s moves to block online pornography.

# isps - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well

Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.

# isps - Thursday 27 December, 2012

How fast are Irish internet service providers? Here's what Netflix says

The online movie and TV series streaming service has published data on Irish ISPs and how they rank according to streaming speeds for Netflix content.

# isps - Thursday 20 December, 2012

ACTA is dead: EU abandons referral to top court for ruling

The controversial international counterfeiting treaty will no longer be sent to the European Court of Justice.

# isps - Friday 13 July, 2012

Column: Online pornography – Ireland should give parents a choice

Children are being exposed to sexual material online. A simple opt-in filter would help protect them without stifling web freedom, writes Pat McKenna.

# isps - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Controversial anti-piracy pact rejected by key European parliament committee

The international trade committee has said that the European Parliament should not ratify ACTA next month.

# isps - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Column: Blocking child porn isn’t about censorship. It keeps children safe.

The rights of children must come first – and it’s time to block images of the worst sexual abuse, write Senators Deirdre Clune and Jillian van Turnhout.

# isps - Thursday 24 November, 2011

European court makes it illegal for ISPs to block blanket file-sharing

In what is being hailed by internet providers as a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice says ISPs cannot ‘filter’ content.

# isps - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

UK: Four internet service providers to block access to porn sites

As part of a government bid to tackle the sexualisation of children, some the UK’s main ISPs will automatically block access to sites showing sexually explicit imagery – unless customers specifically request to be able to view pornography.

# isps - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads

Sony, Warner Music and Universal have reached a deal with Baidu. Currently almost all of music downloads in China are illegal.