UK reports indicate that the rules for the UK's three strikes system will exempt all ISPs with under 400,000 subscribers. While the move is described as creating "piracy havens" it is consistent with the regulatory assessment that identified the competitive impact on small ISPs of such a system and raised […]
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The Guardian reports that Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator, is considering mandatory regulation to force ISPs to provide more accurate information on the likeley speeds of their service.
Cory Doctorow's latest Guardian column looks at the BBC's bluff on whether HD content will be broadcast without DRM protections.
The CBC reports that a regulatory-sanctioned cellphone cost calculator saves users an average of 42 percent on their monthly bills.
Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator, has criticized UK ISPs for advertising misleading "up-to" speeds. The same issue was raised repeatedly at the recent CRTC network management hearings.