The age verification mandate in the Digital Economy Bill is still drawing fire from digital rights advocates in the UK.
The British government has recently announced that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) will be responsible for online age verification.
With the passage of the Digital Economy bill, we decided to take a spin through the legal books to see what offences carry prison sentences equal or less than file-sharing.
In the lead up to the elections in the UK, the government has passed the hugely controversial Digital Economy Bill during wash-up.
British parliamentarians have approved of Theresa May’s snap election. The question some may have is what will happen to the Digital Economy Bill?
As the clock ticks down towards passage, the Open Rights Group has blasted the Digital Economy Bill. Among the concerns, the group says it is a “privacy disaster waiting to happen”.
The hugely controversial Digital Economy Bill has cleared the third reading. As a result, it has cleared the House of Lords and will move on to the final stage.
In two days, the UK Digital Economy Bill will reach the report stage. This is the second to last step before clearing the House of Lords.