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UK Report Finds ISPs “Exaggerate Costs of Data”

A new UK report on the open Internet finds that ISPs are prone to exaggerate the costs of data.

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October 12, 2011 3 comments News

UK To Introduce Private Copying Exception With No Levy

The UK Government has issued its response  to the Hargreaves Report, noting that it will be dropping prior plans to implement an ISP blocking scheme and will introduce new exceptions for parody and private copying without a levy: The Government will therefore bring forward proposals in autumn 2011 for a […]

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August 3, 2011 5 comments News

UK, Ireland Conduct Studies on Fair Use Copyright Reform

The UK and Ireland are both engaged in reviews of intellectual property laws with an emphasis on fair use reforms.  The UK study, focusing on innovation and economic growth, can be found here.  Information on the Irish plans here.

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December 21, 2010 9 comments News

UK Court to Review Digital Economy Act

BT and TalkTalk, two leading UK ISPs, have won judicial review of the Digital Economy Act, which contains graduated response provisions.  The court will assess whether the law conflicts with EU legislation.

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November 11, 2010 1 comment News

UK To Review Copyright Flexibilities

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to review his country’s copyright laws with the view to relax the law to allow greater use of copyright material without prior permission.  Cameron spoke of the benefits of fair use to help develop new products and services.

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November 5, 2010 1 comment News