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Media law in April

Blogpost: BCA Drop Case Against Simon Singh Jack of Kent   And his libel fight is over: 50,000 signatures, 3 party pledges, 268 MPs backing EDM –   Does the Tories’ iPhone App violate the Data Protection Act? Call a friend   UK: Legal experts fear new case of ‘libel tourism’ European Journalism Centre […]

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Digital Economy Bill

JP Rangaswami to the music industry: The Digital Economy Bill: Be Careful What You Wish For   BBC: Call for ‘fuller’ debate on Digital Economy Bill   The debate in Parliament Download Tera consultants Building a Digital Economy report PDF “The substitution rate represents the number of units that would likely have been sold if […]

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Media law in March

Libel laws used to gag again: UK Anti-Piracy Lawyers Threaten File-Sharing ForumTorrentfreak 50,000 lawsuits vs individuals for downloading movies. Mass litigation as a business modelHollywood Reporter Index on Censorship: Libel costs reform stalled by Labour MPs’ revolt Tom Watson MP explains his vote on libel reform Liberal Conspiracy 31March

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