Category Archives: Digital Rights

European Parliament prepares for crucial ACTA vote

On Thursday the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee will vote on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and give its recommendations on whether or not to recommend the controversial treaty. Some votes are already pretty clear: Scottish MEP David Martin’s opposition, … Continue reading

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Want Justice in the UK ? £20 please!

Suspected internet pirates will have 20 working days to appeal against allegations of copyright infringement and must pay £20 to do so, according to revised plans to enforce the UK’s Digital Economy Act. The details are contained in secondary legislation … Continue reading

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Megaupload … fair music sales service

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Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom has announced his plans to launch a new website, despite still being under arrest. The 38-year-old tweeted an image of Megabox, a site he said would allow recording artists to sell music directly to fans. It … Continue reading

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