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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UK P2P Consultation Response

The UK P2P consultation closed yesterday. I submitted mine 10 minutes after the deadline, which was to quote Mike Klym in response to a question from my longtime friend and co-worker Ben Jones, “One second to midnight tonight!” Mine was a little after the deadline, Google records the time as 14 minutes after the hour […]
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