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    Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      The following ISP's have all pledged to protect end users from Phorm and not to provide their data to outside sources without the consent of the customer:

      Entanet International
      Aquiss Internet
      Zen Internet
      NewNet
      Demon
      Andrews & Arnold (AAISP)
      Plusnet
      Seriously!
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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      There are some simple countermeasures which you can take though these will not prevent the harvesting of your information. They will simply prevent the cookie which associates it back with you and obviate the need for a blocking cookie. These are not solutions, but they afford a small measure of protection.

      * Either you could install the Dephormation plugin for Firefox. This is a partial solution but will not protect non-Firefox browsers and would need to be installed in every user profile on every computer to be effective.

      * Or you can just block all traffic to and from webwise.net, which is the domain that delivers the Phorm cookies.

      The latter is most easily done if you are an OpenDNS | Providing A Safer And Faster Internet user by just adding webwise.net to your blocked domains list.

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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      The following ISP's have all pledged to protect end users from Phorm and not to provide their data to outside sources without the consent of the customer:

      Entanet International
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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      If I were an ISP I would now make a song and dance that we had no intention of utilising Phorm and watch my sign up numbers increase.

      Sky, you really are missing an opportunity to milk Virgin Media's Customers. There is just so much discontent it is unreal. Now would be a good time to agree not to implement Phorm.




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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      Phorm ditched by Guardian due to values

      It is true that we have had conversations with them [Phorm] regarding their services but we have concluded at this time that we do not want to be part of the network. Our decision was in no small part down to the conversations we had internally about how this product sits with the values of our company.

      I hope you appreciate that the quality of the Guardian's editorial is funded by our advertising sales operation and it is our duty to keep abreast of all developments in this sector. In this instance, however, I agree with you that this is not something that we should be partnering.

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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      The following ISP's have all pledged to protect end users from Phorm and not to provide their data to outside sources without the consent of the customer:

      Entanet International
      Aquiss Internet
      Zen Internet
      NewNet
      Demon
      Andrews & Arnold (AAISP)
      Plusnet
      Seriously!
      Fast.co.uk
      IDNet

      I see you have Plusnet on your list against Phorm. My understanding is that they are owned by BT and on their network and cannot opt out if BT choose to use it (on the RIN network anyway).

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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      True, but Plusnet have openly said they will not be using it. As for RIN I have read that there is a risk and quite a few have switched back to the normal PN network.




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      Re: Phorm and Sky Broadband - Would you stay or go?

      I hope Phorm's PR Crew are good at reading graphs, if I were them I would get my invoice in now...

      Shame......

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