BBC Says VPN Users are Pirates

The Australian government has consulted with BBC on controlling copyright infringement. The commercial division of the corporation responded, saying that VPN users are probably illegally downloading content. This is an unfair assumption especially in today’s privacy-conscious world. Australia’s Content Piracy … Continue reading

Copyright Infringement, Internet Censorship and VPNs for Australia

Censorship is sneaky, and it always begins with good intentions. The Australian government started to block websites in 2012 to prevent the spread of child pornography. Now they want the power to block websites that they deem are involved in … Continue reading

Sky TV Blocks Content Access Ads in Support of Copyright Holders

The New Zealand ISP Slingshot created ads to promote its Internet services, including a small bit about its content access tool. The ISP’s Global Mode is similar to VPNs, and Sky TV raised copyright concerns. Sky TV, the main New … Continue reading

Quickflix VPN for Aussie TV Streaming

Quickflix is one of the most popular Australian streaming services. It has grown in the last year and can now be compared to services like Netflix. Like Netflix, access is restricted to people living in Australia. To stream shows from … Continue reading

Level 3 Reports 6 ISPs Implementing Internet Fast Lane

Protesters of the FCC proposal for net neutrality worry about ISPs creating Internet fast lanes. The trouble began with Comcast – Netflix deal. But many activists and users worry about this near extortion being picked up by other broadband providers. … Continue reading