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UK porn block hit by further delays
Porn users could be open to blackmail under new age-verification scheme
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UK porn block hit by further delays

Government officials failed to inform European Commission of key details
20 Jun 2019
UK watchdogs ‘must do more to protect consumers’
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UK watchdogs ‘must do more to protect consumers’

National Audit Office says major regulators must prove they are responding to rising prices and growing numbers of complaints
21 Mar 2019
George Galloway censured over Salisbury poisoning claims
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George Galloway censured over Salisbury poisoning claims

Ofcom says former MP breached impartiality guidelines on his Talk Radio show
29 Jan 2019
Why Russia’s media regulator is targeting the BBC
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Why Russia’s media regulator is targeting the BBC

Kremlin hits back at Ofcom’s decision to censure RT over breach of impartiality laws
21 Dec 2018
Fifth of Brits ‘harmed by the internet’
Social media giants set to reveal extent of Russian election interference
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Fifth of Brits ‘harmed by the internet’

Ofcom to seek stricter regulation of social media giants as research reveals scale of problem
18 Sep 2018
BT faces £342m bill over Openreach delays
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BT faces £342m bill over Openreach delays

Company fined record £42m after Ofcom rules it breached competition rules on compensating rivals
27 Mar 2017
Ofcom proposes automatic compensation for broadband problems
Ofcom proposes broadband payouts
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Ofcom proposes automatic compensation for broadband problems

New proposals could see companies paying out up to £185m each year to unhappy customers
24 Mar 2017

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Britons love smartphones and selfies, new study shows
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Britons love smartphones and selfies, new study shows

Ofcom says smartphones are now more popular than laptops in the UK - and we take 1.2bn selfies a year
6 Aug 2015
How to make your broadband faster: Ofcom reveals new rules
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How to make your broadband faster: Ofcom reveals new rules

Consumers can now ditch internet providers if they fail to provide the minimum speed they promised
11 Jun 2015
How to stop nuisance calls: new laws will help consumers
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How to stop nuisance calls: new laws will help consumers

Fines of up to £500,000 are intended to deter companies that make persistent nuisance calls
2 Apr 2015
Top clubs cut deal to help out fans and minnows
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Top clubs cut deal to help out fans and minnows

£1bn fund will help lower-league clubs and boost 'fan engagement', say the top-flight clubs
27 Mar 2015
VIRGIN MEDIA: Ofcom needs to stop Premier League TV auction
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VIRGIN MEDIA: Ofcom needs to stop Premier League TV auction

Broadcaster says sale, which raised £3bn in 2012, should be delayed until investigation is complete
29 Jan 2015
Jeremy Clarkson deliberately used racial slur, says Ofcom
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Jeremy Clarkson deliberately used racial slur, says Ofcom

Top Gear presenter breached broadcasting standards with 'slope' comment, but won't be punished by BBC
28 Jul 2014
Comic Relief bishop tops Lady Gaga on Ofcom complaint list
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Comic Relief bishop tops Lady Gaga on Ofcom complaint list

Rowan Atkinson sketch in which One Direction are compared to Jesus's disciples draws 487 complaints
17 Dec 2013
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