My partners believe that government has no role in this process. I fear they are wrong. It has to get out of the way – actively removing both regulatory overheads that get in the way of trust and taxes which cost more (including by driving profit centres out of the UK) than they raise.
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 […]