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Canadian court issues first ever ISP order to block a piracy website

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links USA Today Sports / Reuters A Canadian Federal court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block a pirate IPTV service called GoldTV in a case that could lead to further internet censorship in Canada, according to Reclaim the Net. Canada’s major ISPs, including Rogers, Bell and Videotron, have been […]

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Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK — although it’s not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people “fibre-like speeds” (the carrier hasn’t given specific numbers) without requiring a technician visit. Pricing is simple, […]

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Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers’ accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan (which only offset the basic cost of a tech visiting […]

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Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links coleong via Getty Images The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state’s Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers’ private data, paralleling an earlier approval in the […]

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Charter will expand broadband network so it can stay in New York

Engadget RSS Feed ASSOCIATED PRESS Charter Communications has agreed to a settlement with the New York’s Department of Public Service that will allow the internet service provider to continue operating within the state. As a part of the agreement, Charter will have to kick back $12 million to New York, which will be used to […]

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New Zealand ISPs block websites hosting Christchurch shooting video

Engadget RSS Feed AP Photo/Vincent Thian Internet providers in New Zealand aren’t relying solely on companies like Facebook and YouTube to get rid of the Christchurch mass shooter’s video. Major ISPs in the country, including Vodafone, Spark and Vocus, are working together to block access at the DNS level to websites that don’t quickly respond […]

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