There has been a lot of activity on the UK Digital Economy bill in recent days including a leaked recording industry lobby document outlining its efforts to push the bill through and news that the Lib Dems plan to oppose the disconnection and web censorship provisions.
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Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Ebay, along with the UK's largest internet service providers, are arguing that changes to the UK Digital Economy bill poses a theat to free speech.
The UK Digital Economy Bill is facing mounting criticism, as an influential group of MPs has expressed concern the bill may violate human rights.
The Guardian reports that the UK government's bid to push the digital economy bill through has been dealt another setback after Siôn Simon, the creative industries minister appointed to pilot the legislation through parliament for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, announced he is resigning an MP.