Tag Archives: ISP blocking
- ISPs tell UK gov’t they won’t block gambling sites without a court order
January 22, 2014
Bookmakers in the UK saw their shares take another tumble on Tuesday after JPMorgan analysts said a government clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) was due in 2014. Last week witnessed a debate in the House of Commons in which Prime Minister David Cameron suggested he shared concerns voiced by...
- Serbia orders blocking of 70 sites
February 14, 2012
Internet Service Providers in Serbia are being asked to block 70 gaming industry websites. The Serbian Gaming Board took the unprecedented step in relation to market regulation late last year when a new law was adopted but it has done little to stop unlicensed operators. The article in Blic mentions...
- France order ISPs to block sites
January 3, 2012
French online gamblers will find it harder to visit sites unregulated by ARJEL after the government passed a decree forcing ISPs to block certain sites. Published on January 1 in the country’s Official Gazette, it means those providing internet services in the frog devouring nation will have to prevent users...
- Norway steps up offensive against online gambling
February 21, 2011
The fact that the balkanization of much of the European online gambling market is accompanied by many believing that ISP blocking is the way forward to make sure regulation goes the way they like is not much of a surprise to those in the gambling industry. Norway is one country...
- European Parliament to consider ISP blocking in February
January 16, 2011
Next month, the European Parliament will debate legislation that would allow member nations to compel internet service providers (ISPs) to block child pornography sites. In March 2010, the European Commission recommended ISPs be tasked with blocking such sites, a responsibility that would be overseen by police and the judiciary in...
- French court orders ISPs to block sites, snoop emails, sniff underwear
August 14, 2010
As French gaming authorities ARJEL unleash the nation's judges to protect their most-favored online gambling operators, they are ratcheting up the pressure on French internet service providers to do most of the dirty work. As if ordering ISPs to block non-approved international operators such as Stan James wasn’t enough, French...
PMU told to change their name
February 2, 2011
European Union online poker liquidity deal due on July 6
June 30, 2017