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ORG responds to UK Digital Economy BIll

Sunday 10 July 2016 | 12:12 CET | News
The Open Rights Group (ORG) has responded to the Digital Economy Bill. The ORG welcomed proposals that mean UK homes and businesses have a right to access broadband. While welcoming plans to protect copyright, the ORG warned that the proposals could lead to individuals who share or link to files receiving custodial sentences, even if they have not made any financial gain. The ORG argues that this would be excessive and could mean that sharing a file online would lead to a greater custodial sentence than physical theft. The group also expressed concerns about plans to data sharing between

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