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Report: Amazon blocks Phorm from its U.K. site

Company blocks online behavioral-advertising platform as European Commission takes action against the U.K. over compliance with data protection regulations, BBC reports.

By April 15, 2009


BT to begin third Phorm trial

After a delay of more than half a year, BT on Tuesday will begin another trial of the ad-serving tech that has been opposed by peers, privacy groups, and think tanks.

By September 29, 2008


CNET UK Podcast 131: Is the future of entertainment in the hands of a soft drink?

This week on the show, Ian, Nate and Flora discuss news from the last seven days, including more Phorm developments and a passionate debate about the future of entertainment

By April 17, 2009


Berners-Lee wary of unsolicited Web tracking--of any kind

Web protocols creator says he's troubled by potential privacy risks posed by advertising-oriented tracking software such as Phorm.

By March 17, 2008


EC acts against Britain over data protection

In the wake of BT's secret trials of Phorm's ad-serving technology, the European Commission formally calls on the UK to toughen up and enforce data-protection laws.

By April 15, 2009


Virgin Media and CView to rifle through your packets

Virgin Media is trialling a deep packet inspection system called CView, which will check your traffic for copyright infringement

By November 27, 2009


U.K. gets its own Pirate Party

Party, which is dedicated to tech and copyright-law reform, registers with the U.K. Electoral Commission, but its numbers are small--around 250 active members so far.

By August 14, 2009


CNET UK Podcast 130: Throw pirates off the Internet?

This week, Ian, Nate and Rich discussed the rising and falling cost of digital music, Australia getting ultra-fast broadband and a kid who managed to pwn himself

By April 9, 2009


CNET UK Podcast 143: Do we really need Google Chrome OS?

This week, Ian, Nate and Rich discussed Google's new OS for netbooks, got upset about the lack of Palm Pre and berated O2 for its utterly shoddy 3G coverage

By July 10, 2009


Random auto-browser keeps Web trackers at bay

The free AntiPhorm Lite program conducts random Web sessions in an attempt to confound behavioral ad networks and other Web spies.

By May 22, 2008