OFCOM Closes Consultation Early

>As some might know, OFCOM’s running a consultation on the aspects of the Digital Economy Act it’s supposed to enforce. Now, in theory, it’s supposed to be open until at least 5pm, but when I went to check the consultation document on another computer (so I could read both at once) I found a 404. […]
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Followup on “ARGH!!! Andrew the Moron.”

Back in March, there was a consultation to be made on the Joint Strategic Plan on Copyright Enforcement. I wrote a very nice response for it, and then sent a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT one by accident (hence the topic). I noticed it 4 days later, and sent an email explaining, and giving the corrected version. The […]
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UK Cost-Sharing Consultation Farce, and Response

Another day, another consultation response. This ‘consultation‘ from the BIS focuses on the “cost sharing” aspects of the Digital Retardation Economy Act. As usual, the document will be published by the BIS in due course, but I prefer to publish it myself, ahead of time – I have no reason to hide my answers away, or bury […]
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Copyright Consultation Document – US Gov

The US Government, as part of the horrible ‘PRO-IP ACT’ had an open consultation on how it could deal with enforcement of copyright. The specifics are spelt out on the consultation document. The US Pirate Party had an rough draft of a reply and a means to submit it, if people didn’t want to write […]
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BIS Discriminates Against the Disabled

Today, we had the release of the Digital Economy Bill, which is basically a way of taking the Digital world, and forcing it to try and confirm to the ‘Old Economy’. There is one sure sign though, that this is because they don’t understand technology. Are you ready? It’s the pdfs of the consultation responses. […]
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