0
Broadband

BPI calls for new internet safety laws to tackle content piracy

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | 17:28 CET | News
UK record labels association, the BPI, has welcomed UK Government plans to publish new internet safety legislation in the autumn. The BPI wants the Government to include new measures to boost the music and creative industries, which contribute GBP 92 billion a year to the UK economy.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Nintendo wins UK injunction forcing ISPs to block games piracy websites

Published 12 Sep 2019 11:16 CET | United Kingdom
UKIE, trade group for the UK games and interactive entertainment industry, has welcomed a High Court ruling regarding the sale ...

Brits spend GBP 2.76 billion on digital entertainment services in H1 - ERA

Published 09 Aug 2019 10:49 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumers spent over GBP 100 million a week on digital video, music and games services in 1st-half 2019, according to the ...

UK ISPs discontinue online piracy warning letters

Published 22 Jul 2019 14:01 CET | United Kingdom
UK ISPs have stopped sending warning letters to customers illegally sharing content over BitTorrent sites. The site Torrentfreak ...

UK music industry growth driven by streaming services in 2018 - BPI

Published 21 Mar 2019 11:09 CET | United Kingdom
Total UK music industry revenues increased 3.1 percent to GBP 865.5 million in 2018, driven by streaming services growth, ...

UK govt considering setting up internet regulator - report

Published 21 Sep 2018 11:46 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government is considering setting up a new internet regulator to combat online social dangers, according to details of ...

UK govt opens applications for new Internet Safety Council board

Published 27 Jul 2018 11:47 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has taken the first steps towards the establishment of a new UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) by opening ...

Sky publishes report on legislating online content providers

Published 06 Jul 2018 10:57 CET | United Kingdom
Sky has published a new report called 'Keeping Consumers Safe Online' which examines legislating for platform accountability and ...

Digital Minister wants more UK schools to ban mobile phones

Published 21 Jun 2018 11:09 CET | United Kingdom
UK Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has called on parents to set boundaries for their children's use of technology in the digital ...

UK Security Minister wants digital IDs to end online anonymity

Published 12 Jun 2018 10:13 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government's Security Minister, Ben Wallace, has called for the introduction of 'digital IDs' to remove online anonymity ...

New 'duty of care' campaign targets social media firms in UK

Published 11 Jun 2018 15:12 CET | United Kingdom
A new campaign has been launched in the UK, spearheaded by the Daily Telegraph newspaper, calling for a new statutory duty of ...

UK govt confirms plans for new laws to make internet safer

Published 21 May 2018 11:17 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has announced plans to create new laws to make sure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online. The ...

UK govt sets 10 Mbps as minimum for universal broadband service

Published 28 Mar 2018 09:39 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has published the design of the broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO), saying everyone in the country ...

UK govt outlines next steps to make internet safer

Published 07 Feb 2018 11:10 CET | United Kingdom
To mark Safer Internet Day, the UK Government has outlined the next steps it plans to take to make the UK the safest place to be ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

06 Aug NortonLifeLock fiscal Q1
06 Aug OTE Q2 2020
06 Aug Cincinnati Bell Q2 2020
06 Aug BCE Q2 2020
06 Aug Vonage Q2
06 Aug Adtran Q2
06 Aug Veon Q2 2020
06 Aug Switch Q2 2020
06 Aug Cogent Communications Q2 2020
06 Aug Immersion Q2 2020
06 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2 2020
06 Aug Cable One Q2 2020
06 Aug MTN Q2 2020
06 Aug PCCW H1 2020
06 Aug Tucows Q2 2020
06 Aug Sierra Wireless Q2 2020
06 Aug Viasat fiscal Q1
06 Aug T-Mobile US Q2 2020
06 Aug PCTel Q2 2020
06 Aug Fortinet Q2
06 Aug EchoStar Q2 2020
06 Aug FCC meeting
07 Aug O2 Czech Republic Q2 2020
07 Aug Dish Network Q2 2020
07 Aug Starhub Q2 2020
07 Aug TDS, US Cellular Q2 2020
10 Aug Sohu Q2 2020
10 Aug Avaya fiscal Q3
10 Aug Pixelworks Q2 2020
10 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2 2020
::: More Calendar Items