Prior to that he was executive news editor at e Week and news editor at Baseline.He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET However, further court orders resulted in Sky blocking access to Newzbin in December 2011 On 28 November 2012 Newzbin announced the closure of its indexing service.Meanwhile, in May 2012 the High Court ordered the blocking of The Pirate Bay by UK ISPs to prevent further copyright infringing movie and music downloads from the website.
The figure was higher for Talk Talk (36%) as there had already been significant take-up of its system during the preceding three years.
In September 2013 an Ofcom survey revealed that 2% of Internet users are responsible for 74% of all copyright-infringing downloads in the UK, and that 29% of all downloads are of content which violates copyright.
Internet customers in the UK are prohibited from accessing a range of web sites by default, because they have their Internet access filtered by their ISPs.
Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in Wall Street Week.com, [email protected] Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine.
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The precise number of websites blocked in the United Kingdom is unknown.