Mandy bill

Watering it down a tad...

The Register: Mandybill: innocence restored, fines for copyright cockups.
At least they're going down the path the American Companies went down where they issued blanket injunctions, and other nonsense things.

The Times: Tories and Lib Dems to oppose controversial Digital Economy Bill clause.

That'll be clause 17 - whereby Mandelson can change what 'copyright' means any time he likes (or more like any time there's a free holiday or ride on a yacht with his uber-rich record company/movie company mates going). Rather than grasping the nettle and having a massive complete re-think about copyright laws. But the law doesn't work like that does it? guess it never will so long as it's in lawyers' best interests to keep the status quo.

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