Category : Digital Economy Act

The Digital Economy Act: What next?

The fight for online rights in the UK is far from over, argues Peter Bradwell

Digital Economy Act will impact free expression rights, say ISPs

Two of the UK’s largest internet service providers BT and TalkTalk challenged the legality of the Digital Economy Act 2010 in the High Court yesterday. Antony White QC, acting for the firms, claimed that the new legislation is flawed and incompatible with EU law. It would unlawfully “impact on the privacy and free expression rights” […]

UK: BT and TalkTalk challenge Digital Economy Act

Two of the United Kingdom’s largest internet service providers (ISPs) have requested a judicial review be launched into the Digital Economy Act. BT and TalkTalk claim that the act, designed to reduce internet piracy, contravenes European Union legislation. They say the act, which was rushed through parliament before the May general election, will force them to […]

Britain's Digital Economy Act has huge implications for freedom of expression

Michael Harris: Britain's Digital Economy Act has huge implications for freedom of expression