Digital Economy Act

Labour and Tories Accused of Copyright Hypocrisy

Monday, 26 April, 2010 - 22:00

Parliamentary candidates from the Pirate Party UK have accused Labour and the Conservatives of being "hypocrites" after both parties repeatedly infringed on the copyright of others during their election campaigns.

The Digital Economy Bill has passed

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So. The Digital Economy Bill -- soon to be the Digital Economy Act -- has passed its third reading.

Numerous campaigning groups opposed this bill -- The Open Rights GroupDon't Disconnect Us38 Degrees. Unfortunately they failed, because politicians don't listen to reasoned argument, and care more about corporate interests than the rights of the British people (there are a few honourable exceptions, for example Tom Watson).