TalkTalk to launch controversial Virus Alerts system

Phil Muncaster
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ISP allays privacy concerns with opt-in service

TalkTalk is to begin trials of its Virus Alert security system, despite having run into trouble earlier this year with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over the service. Virus Alerts...

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