With the third reading of the Digital Economy Bill in the House of Lords, the Bill is now looking like a home run in its present form.
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The Digital Economy Bill would have been an ideal way for the Tories to differ from Labour; instead, Conservative peers have helped make a bad bill even worse.
Liberal Democrat and Conservative peers seeks to bring into the bill an internet infrastructure similar to that currently enjoyed in authoritarian countries.
Is technology really good for human rights? This is the question that a selection of experts debated yesterday evening at Amnesty International’s London office.
The Independent captured the wrath of the Newspaper Publishers Association following the BBC’s announcement of mobile applications at the Mobile World Congress.
TweetThe Chancellor’s announcement of a 50p duty for broadband was no surprise since it echoed earlier Government decisions on universal broadband. But the policy is beset by a number of problems including speed, cost, and timing. First, the use of the word “super-fast” in the Chancellor’s speech is inaccurate since the proposed speed of 2 […]