[access-uk] Re: Broadband

Hi Alexander, this is very useful information. Many thanks, greatly 
appreciated.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexander Shannon" <alexacts2v4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 13:38:31 +0100
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Broadband

> Hi Chris, Dave and all,
> 
> I'm using BT Broadband at the moment.  When I ordered it, I told BT that I 
> would need an engineer to set it up, and that both my wife and I were using 
> screen readers and therefore we did not want their software installed on 
> either of our machines.
> 
> BT set things up manually  and we have not really had a problem to date, 
> although I have heard on the BTinternet support group that BT are intending 
> to be involved with trials of a system of targeted advertising developed by 
> a company called Phorm, which, according to what is being said on the BT 
> Support news group, may actually break UK Law, although this has not been 
> confirmed.
> 
>  If BT do decide to be involved with Phorm, even if it does not break UK 
> Law, I have heard that some webmasters have said that they may block access 
> to their websites by people whose ISP's are signed up to Phorm.  Therefore, 
> I actually intend to leave BT myself if and when I move house, unless they 
> clarify before then that they are no-longer going to be involved with Phorm.
> 
> Please note that more information on Phorm can be found online.
> 
> 
>  Alexander Shannon 
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