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Irish ISP Blocks The Pirate Bay...Or Did They
2012-10-25 10:03:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online UPC, an Irish Internet Service Provider (or ISP) is having some trouble explaining itself this week. Torrent hungry UPC users began noticing a block on peer to peer sharing site The Pirate Bay on Monday. Instead of the site they were used to seeing, users saw a notice from UPC which read “The Pirate Bay has been blocked. The website you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Further to a request from IRMA, the Irish...

ISP Advertised Speeds And Performance Are Getting Better
2012-07-19 14:06:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When your Internet Service Provider (or ISP) advertises speeds of “up to 20 MBps,” it´s rare that you´ll ever actually hit that number. The pesky disclaimer of “up to” is where they get you, as technically anything below those advertised 20MBs is “up to” 20. Safe to say, these ISPs are run by people who preferred limbo over leap frog in grade school. If the FCC is to be believed,...

Britain's High Court Orders Block Of File-sharing Site The Pirate Bay
2012-05-01 07:38:20

Britain´s leading Internet service providers must begin blocking the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, the nation´s High Court ruled on Monday. The order follows a lawsuit filed by major record labels, including Sony and EMI, who accused Britain´s top ISPs of facilitating the infringement of their copyrights by not preventing access to The Pirate Bay. The Swedish file-sharing website hosts links to download pirated free music, games, videos and software, including...

Australian Court Upholds Internet Piracy Ruling
2012-04-21 03:25:35

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com An Australian federal court ruling has provided cover for internet service providers (ISP) hoping to avoid being held responsible for copyright violations committed by their customers. In the first such case to reach any country´s highest court, a group of Australian and international entertainment studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, alleged that the Australian ISP iiNet allowed for the copyright infringement on their properties through illegal...


Latest ISP Reference Libraries

Internet Service Provider
2013-01-20 09:16:23

An internet service provider or ISP is an organization or company that provides access to the internet through copper wires, phone lines, wireless, or fiber-optic cables. There are two types of ISPs, hosting and transit. The hosting ISP is like a co-location center where it will lease server space to people and smaller businesses. The transit ISP provides a large amount of bandwidth to connect hosting ISPs to access ISPs. The ISP can be community owned providing the service as non-profit...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.