UK Internet Firms Rail Against Digital Bill
Date: Monday, December 07, 2009 @ 14:14:01 UTC

Several high-profile internet companies, including Google, eBay, Facebook and Yahoo! Europe, have sent an open letter to Britain's Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, opposing new legislation which they say risks harming the value of copyright and "stifling innovation." The Digital Economy Bill, which proposes 'three-strike' legislation to tackle file-sharing, was published last month, following an announcement in the Queen's Speech on Nov. 18 and was widely welcomed by the UK music industry. Complete Article

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