Nicky Morgan's department has confirmed the Digital Economy Act is being shelved.
Disturbing technological advances are revolutionising the underground sex industry - and provoking strong debate.
In South Africa, income, education and location determine if you're going to become a part of the digital economy.
New sources of work are needed as the youth-to-adult unemployment rate hits historic peaks and average wages remain notably lower in emerging economies.
If harnessed responsibly, the sharing economy has the potential to benefit more people in more ways than almost any other economic model in recent history.
This is a mendacious attempt to derail sensible safeguarding measures presumably as it is perceived to be easier to decry any attempts to regulate internet sites as 'unworkable', than have to make the case for why existing BBFC regulations for classification of sex on film might be reviewed and possibly modernised in light of changing sexual attitudes.
We hope that the Committee scrutinising the Bill are brave enough to acknowledge that Part 5 is an old fashioned approach to a very modern problem. Rather than amend Part 5, we hope they send it back from where it came and push for a rewrite so that this legislation can be meaningful rather than meaningless.
In a welcome twist of events, the May government adopted Labour Party policy this week. Described as more "Balls than Osborne", Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that Conservative economic policy = fiscal discipline + investment for growth.
Digital streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are reducing piracy, according to an article in the Daily Telegraph earlier
Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy has echoed the Prime Minister's message to young voters last week and urged video gamers to vote to remain in the upcoming referendum on the European Union.