The British government is wrapping up amendments to the Data Protection Bill. The Open Rights Group is wanting the government to implement stronger measures to protect consumers.
Despite the fact that the hugely controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA), a law that ushered in a three strikes law in the UK, the battle to try and at least tweak the law into some sense of reasonableness has been raging up to this day. The Open Rights Group were among many to file submissions […]
Many things have been happening surrounding your rights on the internet and a number of these things are occurring in Britain. We interviewed Open Rights Group to get a better idea of what things have been like and what things might be like in 2009.
Last Week, ZeroPaid reported on comments made by Bill Patry which suggests that the copyright industry is looking to make money off of private copying.
Last month, a report on the use of CCTV was published in Washington Post. It seems as though there is a spreading of CCTV cameras throughout North America, so ZeroPaid spoke to the Open Rights Group for their interpretation of the CCTV camera.
On February 29th, the EFF and Open Rights Group started a petition against the proposal to extend copyright. Now, the number of signatures has risen to nearly 7,000.
Two years ago, copyright extension in the UK was shot down. Now copyright extension is not only back in the spot light for the British, but it is also drawing concern for digital rights activists as well.