The UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Human Rights has approved the copyright infringement penalties contained in the government’s Digital Economy bill, saying they don’t breach the EU-wide right to a fair hearing for consumers. However, the MPs on the committee have requested some changes, suggesting that people should have access to a Tribunal if they’re accused of illegal file-sharing – and that if they’re then cleared by that Tribunal, they should be able to get their costs back. Source: The Register

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