"The Government is thought to have backed away from proposals to require internet service providers to bar customers caught repeatedly accessing pirated material. Instead, insiders expect Lord Carter to recommend the introduction of premium-rate internet services that will allow users to access what they wish. Providers would then be expected to compensate music and film producers from a share of the additional revenue."
In 1709 (or was it 1710?) the Statute of Anne created the first purpose-built copyright law. This blog, founded just 300 short and unextended years later, is dedicated to all things copyright, warts and all.
Friday, 12 June 2009
Carter gets out
Lord Carter is expected to release the 'Digital Britain' report next Tuesday ... and then resign, The Times reports here. Maybe he's running for cover, anticipating the reaction to proposals like these:
Posted by Anonymous at 3:12 pm
Labels: Lord Carter, UK Government Digital Policy
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