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Press Release: Irish Internet Industry forms group to achieve equitable transition to next generation broadband under NBP

January 13, 2015

The Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland (ISPAI) represents companies providing Internet access, hosting and IP communication services within Ireland and to foreign markets. Our membership includes Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offering fixed line (fibre and copper), mobile, cable and fixed wireless telecommunications services. ISPAI currently represents 53 ISPs, large and small, located throughout Ireland.

Due to developments in Government proposals under the National Broadband Plan (NBP), in late November, ISPAI formally established a dedicated fixed Wireless ISP (WISP) subgroup. The focus of the subgroup is to (more…)

Adult Pornography no longer no.1 concern of Irish Parents regarding children’s use of the Internet

June 25, 2014

A recent Nationwide Survey commissioned by Hotline.ie has found that Irish parents ranked “exposure to dangerous people” as their number one concern regarding children’s use of the Internet.

Similar research conducted 13 years ago, in 2001, for the Government’s Internet Advisory Board, showed access to adult pornography as the top concern. Not only has adult pornography dropped to 2nd place but (more…)

Zero Tolerance to Child Sexual Abuse Online

May 28, 2014

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ISPAI Hotline.ie Annual Report covering January to December 2013 was made public, today, 28th May during the event “Zero Tolerance to Child Sexual Abuse Online”.

The Opening Address was given by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. In her introduction the Minister pointed out (more…)

Press Release – Issue of Default Blocking of Pornographic Websites

July 26, 2013

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Irish ISPs provide infrastructure that allows users to access the unimaginably vast and diverse content that companies and people anywhere in the world choose to make available on the Internet.

As commercial companies it is not appropriate that ISPs should decide what content the citizens of Ireland should or should not be able to find on the Internet. (more…)