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Digital Economy Bill in UK a Menace to Privacy?

  1. Apr 11, 2010 #1
    The UK parliament*recently passed a piece of legislation called the*Digital Economy Bill (now known as the Digital Economy Act, or DEA). *The DEA is a collection of measures designed to target copyright and other IP violations on the Internet and in other forms of electronic communication. *Reaction to the bill’s passage has been critical in [...]http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=virtualnavigator.wordpress.com&blog=11498882&post=74&subd=virtualnavigator&ref=&feed=1

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  3. Apr 11, 2010 #2


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    Is that act related to the DMCA enacted in the US?

    Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act

    Does the UK recognize 'fair use'?
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