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Which of the following issues will most greatly affect the Internet market in 2012?


    The court order to force BT to block Newzbin2
    (43%, 3 Votes)


    The Government’s roll out of superfast broadband via the BDUK
    (29%, 2 Votes)


    BT’s PIA pricing announcement for duct and pole access
    (29%, 2 Votes)


    The DEA – three strikes rule, website blocking plans, etc
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    The forthcoming ASA broadband advertising guidelines
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Ofcom’s latest plans to abort net neutrality
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    The lack of adoption of IPv6
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Ofcom’s plans for traffic management transparency
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

Start Date: Monday, 5 December, 2011 @ 2:16 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you interested in reselling VoIP?


    I already profitably resell VoIP services
    (50%, 3 Votes)


    Yes, to just a few customers
    (50%, 3 Votes)


    I’ve not really considered it
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    No, I don’t think the time is right yet
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    No, I don’t see any demand for VoIP
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    No, I would prefer to stick to broadband etc
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Yes, I have lots of interested customers
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 6

Start Date: Tuesday, 15 November, 2011 @ 11:11 am
End Date: No Expiry

What do you think of the ASA guidelines for advertising broadband speed? (tick all that apply)


    The ASA need to review this in more detail
    (21%, 3 Votes)


    Customers will still be unable to choose properly
    (21%, 3 Votes)


    ISP advertising will become more confusing
    (21%, 3 Votes)


    The 10% requirement makes the guidelines useless
    (21%, 3 Votes)


    They will discriminate against ISPs serving rural customers
    (14%, 2 Votes)


    It will be easier to select the right package
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Customers will be more able to compare ISPs
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Finally, ISPs with congested networks will be identified
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    The basis for calculation is about right
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

Start Date: Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 @ 9:10 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the government should restrict access to individuals’ social media accounts to stop criminal activities?


    No, there’s no point they can simply circumnavigate such blocks
    (38%, 6 Votes)


    No, it’s a breach of privacy
    (31%, 5 Votes)


    Yes, it’s the best way to stop them
    (19%, 3 Votes)


    No, in case innocent people are blocked
    (12%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

Start Date: Wednesday, 14 September, 2011 @ 12:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think ISPs should be forced to block copyright infringing websites like Newzbin2?


    No, entertainment industries need to adopt new business models
    (53%, 9 Votes)


    No, it's a breach of free speech and could be exploited
    (29%, 5 Votes)


    Yes, but only the ISP hosting the infringing websites
    (18%, 3 Votes)


    Yes, ISPs should block copyright infringing websites
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 17

Start Date: Tuesday, 16 August, 2011 @ 10:07 am
End Date: No Expiry