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ACTA in the UK

Andres Guadamuz has an insightful post on the likely impact of ACTA in the UK.

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October 18, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

UK Government to Make Access to Info Data Machine Readable

The UK government has promised to make its access to information responses machine readable. All data released under that country’s Freedom of Information Act will be reusable and in machine readable format.

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October 5, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

How Will ACTA Affect UK Law

Andres Guadamuz examines how ACTA would affect UK law.  His conclusion: “Be afraid.  Be very afraid.”

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July 16, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

UK Three Strikes Plan To Exempt Small ISPs

UK reports indicate that the rules for the UK's three strikes system will exempt all ISPs with under 400,000 subscribers.  While the move is described as creating "piracy havens" it is consistent with the regulatory assessment that identified the competitive impact on small ISPs of such a system and raised […]

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May 19, 2010 2 comments News

UK Digital Economy Bill Update

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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March 15, 2010 1 comment News