"I will move to an ISP that does not censor my Internet access but only if 1,000 other people in the UK will do the same."
— Alex Tingle
Deadline to sign up by: 10th January 2009
146 people signed up, 854 more were needed
Country: United Kingdom
The following UK Internet Service Providers are censoring their users' web-access:
- Opal Telecommunications
- Virgin Media
- Be Unlimited/O2/Telefonica
- Demon Internet
- Easynet/UK Online/Sky
- Eclipse Internet / Kingston Communications
On 5 December 2008, it was noticed that access to Wikipedia from the United Kingdom was being routed through a small number of "transparent" proxies, and that access to an article (Virgin Killer) and image (Image:Virgin_Killer.jpg) which appeared on that article were being blocked completely to people using those proxies.
The censored page:
Alex Tingle, the Pledge Creator, joined by: