Thu, 26/11/2009 - 07:34
The Publishers Association has said it will work with Government to close a loophole in the Digital Economy Bill which would mean that agents and some publishers would need to register with the government, pay annual fees and be subject to codes of practice.
Earlier this week copyright experts at law firm Beachcroft warned that this...
Tue, 24/11/2009 - 04:20
More than 15,000 people have signed a petition urging prime minister Gordon Brown to abandon the proposed changes to legislation, which could see persistent illegal filesharers cut off from their internet access.
The petition, submitted by Andrew Heaney of TalkTalk, has already garnered support on the 'twitterverse' from the...
Tue, 24/11/2009 - 04:19
Agents and some publishers may need to register with the government, pay annual fees and be subject to codes of practice, as an unexpected consequence of the Digital Economy Bill, according to copyright experts at law firm Beachcroft LLP.
Lawyers warned this could be the consequence of provisions in the Bill regarding the...
Mon, 23/11/2009 - 05:27
The Publishers Association has welcomed the "foresight" of the Digital Economy Bill, published on Friday (20th November), in widening its scope to "future-proof" creative industries from copyright infringement as it evolves. In particular it welcomed changes to the proposed legislation on the extentions of Public Lending...