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The great and the good of the internet world turned out in force last night at the London Marriott, DJed and evening gowned, to learn who had won prizes at the ISPA annual awards dinner. What a difference a year makes: last year the talk was all around safety, particularly for children. Last night the focus had shifted, with …

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corporate controlled government

this law will continue to strip our rights and will not be revoked just as the ACTA will have far reaching implications when drafted into legislation just as the corporations and governments want.

the governments will use this as another way to silence dissent and shut down web sites like wikileaks, indymedia, prisonplanet, etc from exposing their crimes and keeping the status quo with only vetted propaganda from the BBC and corporate media allowed.

its the usual scare tactics of paedophiles, terrorists or pirates used to strip our rights while pretending to protect us.

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Nice to see plusnet there - we've been with them for 3 years and always happy. The only downside is needing the BT line...

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OK ISP

Been with them for ages too. The only real problem was when they decided to store every email address that had ever touched their webmail system in clear text in a not completely secure database which was then hacked into and sold to spammers. On the up side (as is one of their trates) at least they 'fessed up to what happened.

Generally if you've been a customer of theirs for a while they're pretty open to doing some sort of deal when it comes to price. Also their referrals setup can get up the off quid off which is nice.

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Well deserved

Well done, Be. Best bloody ISP I've ever used.

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Congrats to Be.

as title.

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Lord Clement-Jones??

Not sure why they thought Lord Clement-Jones was worthy of being nominated as a villain. He was one of the most vociferous opponents of the Bill in the Lords and proposed a stack of wrecking amendments

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Once I heard EU law treats ISP's as carriers

Can't understand how that POS legislation *ever* got drafted.

But remember, The Dark Lord's followers are taking names and notes.

They believe their master will rise again.

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