The government has finally got round to sorting out all those pesky legitimate sites blocked by its web filter.
The music industry still thinks website blocking is the way to hit pirates where it hurts, with the UK High Court ruling in favour of the BPI and ordering ISPs to block three more sites.
Virgin Media, BE broadband and BT are currently blocking The Promo Bay, Pirate Bay's legit promotional platform for independent artists.
Ten of the UK's ISPs have signed up to a code to provide open access to the internet – but three decided not to sign.
Mobile browsing took a hit this week with a number of legitimate websites blocked by mobile networks.
TalkTalk has switched on porn-filtering for all new customers, so they will have to choose to switch on access to adult websites.
The government is consulting on plans to make ISPs ask people to opt-in to access adult content online.
With 2011 coming to an end, some of TechRadar's London team have put together their own personal high and lowlights in a tumultuous year.
Sky has revealed that it blocked access to Newzbin2 earlier this week after receiving a court order.