Harriet Harman, deputy leader the UK Labour Party, has explained her party’s programme for the British Internet. It’s not good. … Read the full post »
The Digital Economy Act 2010 had a controversial passage through Parliament. Here are my posts about it.
The UK music industry’s revenues declined by less than 1% in the last year, a smaller drop than in previous years. … Read the full post »
At the end of last week the regulator Ofcom published a draft of the code to be followed for taking action against online copyright infringement following the passage of the Digital Economy Act.
As Rory Cellan-Jones points out, some aspects of the draft code deal with concerns raised during the passage of the Act. In particular, … Read the full post »
Look out for Nick Clegg’s very strong answer on the Digital Economy Bill question. … Read the full post »
Doing the rounds of online news today has been Nick Clegg’s opposition to the Digital Economy Act. … Read the full post »
Although Labour, with Conservative support, managed to ram through the Digital Economy Bill, that’s not quite the end of the matter as far as votes in Parliament are concerned.
That’s because one concession the Liberal Democrats did manage to extract was the provision that no ‘technical measures’ (i.e. cutting off people’s internet connections) can be introduced … Read the full post »
… the last you thing you want is to be caught red-handed indulging in a bit of, er…, illegal copying online. … Read the full post »
The Lib Dem votes (with a few rebels) against the Bill didn’t win the day. Now it’s back to the House of Lords. … Read the full post »
The concept of “wash up” has become subject of greater attention just before the last few general elections, but it’s not nearly as special as descriptions make it sound. … Read the full post »
The ISP Talk Talk has made an extremely good point about the Digital Economy Bill. … Read the full post »