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New UK government unit policing the internet

The UK government has launched a new special police unit that has the power to have websites from the internet “until further notice” is given. The unit, named the PIPCU (Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit), can threaten a domain name registrar into revoking any website without any legal basis whatsoever. PIPCU has already overseen Operation Full Article

Is Slow Broadband Damaging Education?

Has the internet become so essential to young minds that the lack of it could actually damage educational opportunities? That’s what the numbers seem to point to in a ...Full Article

Super-Fast Broadband for all UK by 2017

According to telecommunications watchdog Ofcom, all residents of the United Kingdom will be able to enjoy super-fast broadband internet connections by 2017. Last week, Ofcom reported that almost three ...Full Article

UK Data Demand May Overflow Networks by 2020

So high is the demand for data from cellular and Wi-Fi providers in the UK that a new report has outlined the possibility that networks in Britain will be ...Full Article

Imgur accidentally blocked by UK ISP

With the recent global crackdown on file-sharing, news like this comes as less and less of a surprise these days. Last weekend, file-hosting website Imgur disappeared off the web for millions ...Full Article

UK-based EE introducing 4G LTE-A 300Mbps network

EE has fired up the latest form of its 4G network in East London’s Tech City area; with the new LTE-Advanced network capable of providing download speeds of up ...Full Article