An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.
Britain's broadband is faster than ever, according to the movie-streaming service, with Virgin the most rapid ISP.
The Australian government has said that it will not move forward with plans for a mandatory data retention scheme.
Customers using Free's fiber-optic network receive a tenfold download speed increase to 1Gbps as very high-speed broadband becomes a point of competition.
Average Internet speeds are up across the board in the UK -- but not by much, according to the video streaming service.
A secret interpretation of the Patriot Act led to the National Security Agency vacuuming up all of Verizon's phone logs. The NSA may be doing the same for e-mail and Web-browsing logs too.
Not content with having more than 95 percent of the U.K. broadband population blocked from using The Pirate Bay, one British music trade association is asking ISPs for more blocks.
Virgin Media is the fastest broadband in Britain according to figures from Netflix, ranking the UK third from bottom in an ISP league table.