Digital Economy Act

Accused Of Copyright? That'll £20 - To Appeal

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK Tech

Ofcom has announced details of a massive crackdown on internet piracy after the government lost a High Court battle with ISPs. In its measures, pub...

BT And TalkTalk Lose Appeal Bid Against New Copyright Measures

PA | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Tech

BT and TalkTalk have lost their Court of Appeal challenge against government moves to tackle copyright infringement online. They asked three appeal...

Protectionism Only Serves to Stifle Innovation

Sara Kelly | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Tech
Sara Kelly

First there was the Digital Economy Act, then there was SOPA and its counterpart PIPA, and now there's the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA. Or rather, little did we know that before the Digital Economy Act was a twinkle in Peter Mandelson's eye, negotiations for ACTA were already underway.

John Whittingdale - The MP At The Centre Of 2011's Big, Big, Story

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics

Twelve months ago John Whittingdale had no idea his Culture, Media and Sport committee in the Commons would spend much of 2011 engrossed by phone-hack...

Michael Rundle

Government Scraps Plans To Block Content-Sharing Websites

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK Politics

Controversial plans to block websites that infringe on copyright laws have been dropped by the government after advice from Ofcom. The plan to cut ...

The British Debate on Internet Access Disconnection

Dominique Lazanski | Posted 06.09.2011 | UK
Dominique Lazanski

Ronald Reagan once said that, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction." Let's hope that our government is wise enough to keep their hands off of Internet access and let individuals, organisations, and the justice system decide these issues.