The UK's digital regulator Ofcom has published new findings about hateful content online. The statistics accompany new rules which could see adult websites introduce age-verification checks.
Ofcom has fined O2 £10.5 million for overcharging customers between 2011 and 2019. The carrier has also refunded those who were affected and is donating to charity where it can't find the customer.
Ofcom's research should that one in five have been struggling to keep up with their telecom bills. It has called on broadband providers to offer tariffs for those living on a low income.
Ofcom has released its Connected Nations report today and it states that gigabit broadband is available in 25% of homes. The government's aim is to reach 85% connectivity by the year 2025.
The UK government has created a new unit within the Competition and Markets Authority which will regulate big tech firms. The government said that the body will boost innovation and consumer choice.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) is investigating Instagram over the handling of children's data. If the app is found to have broken privacy laws, the regulator could issue a heavy fine.
The UK's communication regulator, Ofcom, has reiterated that tests it has conducted over the last several years show 5G to be safe to human health. It comes after arsonists destroyed 5G masts.
The UK's ICO has announced that Facebook has agreed to pay £500,000 for violating the Data Privacy Act 1998 with regards to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has not accepted liability though.
The BBC has been given permission by the regulator Ofcom to host shows on its catch-up service, iPlayer, for up to a year. Previously, shows were available for just 30 days at a time.
The UK's digital regulator, Ofcom, has announced that mobile customers will be able to receive their PAC code by simply texting their current provider. This will make switching carriers a lot easier.
The U.K. could be set to get one or two internet regulators in future as the government works out its proposals for such an idea. It could see regulation of junk food ads, and content on social media.
A channel on Telegram has been blocked due to the illegal proliferation of copyrighted audio content. The move comes as the Russian IT watchdog starts allowing take down requests of copyrighted works.
The telecom regulator, Ofcom, has ordered BT to put a price cap on its landline-only offerings because customers aren't getting their value for money. This will mostly benefit vulnerable customers.
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