September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That headline may seem an obvious thing to say, but in the bungled aftermath of the UK’s Digital Economy Act, a government minister talking about piracy in such terms will be welcomed by music rightsholders...

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October 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

Expect arguments about the London School of Economics' latest report.

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January 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

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It's an irony we've noted before that back in 2010, opponents of the UK's Digital Economy Act criticised the lobbying power of the music industry, yet by 2012 that industry was itself criticising the lobbying...

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May 17th, 2012 by Music Ally

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The lengthy process of implementing the UK Digital Economy Act's anti-piracy provisions rumbles on. According to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Ofcom will publish its draft Initial...

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April 25th, 2012 by Music Ally

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The UK's Digital Economy Act was passed in 2010, but it seems the first warning letters for people accused of illegal filesharing may not be sent out until... 2014?

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March 7th, 2012 by Music Ally

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British ISPs BT and TalkTalk have lost their appeal against 2011's judicial review of the Digital Economy Act, paving the way for the UK government to finally implement the Act and start requiring ISPs...

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October 10th, 2011 by Music Ally

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In April, UK ISPs BT and TalkTalk lost all but one of their complaints against the Digital Economy Act, in a High Court ruling. Was that the end of the story? Nope. The ISPs have now been granted permission...

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September 16th, 2011 by Music Ally

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The UK's Digital Economy Act has been law since June 2010, but its anti-piracy measures have yet to kick in. Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) chairman Paul Quirk isn't happy. "

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June 22nd, 2011 by Music Ally

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UK ISPs BT and TalkTalk have been denied the chance to appeal against their recent defeat in a legal challenge to the Digital Economy Act. "I can confirm that we've been refused permission to appeal the...

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