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Digital Economy Act 2010

Digital Economy Act 2010

The UK Digital Economy Act 2010 contains new government powers over Internet domain names, material on Channel 4 and independent television networks, radio licensing (including provisions for a radio ‘digital switch-over’) and laws about the classification of video games. The Digital Economy Act 2010 ends with a section that should help libraries loan out audio and e-books. But the […]

Communications Act 2003

Communications Act 2003

The Communications Act 2003 provides the UK’s framework for electronic communications (fixed and mobile), and devolves powers upon communications regulator Ofcom. Prosecutors have used Section 127 of the Act recently to deal with the sending of offensive and threatening messages over via social media websites. However, this section only applies to prosecutions for messages sent over […]