Thursday, 16 October 2008

Your help please: Why does Phorm concern you?

Bobbie Johnson writing for the Guardian writes asks: 'After all this time, BT still doesn't understand why people are worried about the rollout of Phorm's webwise technology. How can we get the message across to them?' More here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's a trap, BT and Phorm understand fully why no-one wants their spyware system.

Any system that can intercept and copy your private http webmails is a technology that should not be allowed in an ISP.

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