Tag Archives: DeBill

Digital Economy Bill

JP Rangaswami to the music industry: The Digital Economy Bill: Be Careful What You Wish For


BBC: Call for ‘fuller’ debate on Digital Economy Bill


The debate in Parliament

Download Tera consultants Building a Digital Economy report PDF

“The substitution rate represents the number of units that would likely have been sold if piracy were eliminated.” TERA consultants

This is not research, it’s 68 pages of projection based on an assumption about lost revenue by Tera consultants.

International Chamber of Commerce funds Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting & Piracy, who commissioned the TERA consultants study.



Stephen Timms quoting abjectly bad ICC funded lobbying ‘study’ 9:42 PM Apr 6th

MPs at the debate on 6th April 2010 07:30:10 PM pastebin

http://debillitated.heroku.com 40MPs at #debill debate


Digital economy bill: government forced to drop key clauses Guardian


Did my MP show up or not? http://www.didmympshowupornot.com/



Digital Economy Bill and Digital Britain in March

Digital economy bill likely to be pushed through before election
Guardian 05.03.2010

Copyright is not the only thing that matters online, says Bill Thompson
BBC 02.03.2010

Music Week: Clause 17 voted down in Lords
The industry is celebrating that non P2P infringers are being dealt with in the Digital Economy Bill, after the House of Lords voted through an alternative amendment to the controversial Clause 17
Music Week 04.03.2010

A thorough assessment of the Digital Economy Bill from @paulcarr
NSFW: Hey, America! Our draconian copyright law could kick your draconian copyright law’s ass
Tech Crunch 07.03.2010

ISPs, publishers and academics voice outrage at web-block plan

Plans to introduce a law that will force internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to websites accused of hosting copyright-infringing content have been condemned by ISPs, publishers, consumer groups, user rights groups and academics.

OUT-LAW 10.03.2010

Leaked UK record industry memo. Insight into #DEBill lobbying
Boing Boing 12.03.2010

Digital economy bill: what you need to know
Guardian 22.03.2010

BBC: Gordon Brown superfast broadband & mygov speech
BBC 22.03.2010

PM’s speech on line now: Building Britain’s Digital Future
Number 10

European Digital Rights on disconnections and the #DEBill

US and UK approaches to broadband planning contrasted by Ofcom

Technology Strategy Board
Inspiring Innovations for Digital Britain
Webcast presentations 31.03.2010

Copyright crackdown bill could block ‘any website’
ZDNet 31.03.2010

March #1

Digital Economy Bill
Guardian: Lords angered over three strikes rule for filesharers

Y combinator looking for iPad startups

Free manual for investigative journalists Story-based Inquiry

Open Access
JISC: How to build a business case for an Open Access policy

The new report shows how universities can work out how much they could save on their profit and loss accounts as well as increasing their contribution to UK plc when they share their research papers through Open Access.
The ‘modelling scholarly communication options: costs and benefits for universities’ report, written by Alma Swan, is based on different types of university. It shows how universities might reduce costs, and how they can calculate these saving and their greater contribution to society by following an Open Access route.

European Research Funders Throw Weight Behind UK Open Access Repository, UK PubMed Central
Welcome Trust via Resourceshelf

Tim Bray: giving up on patents

Birmingham Totalplace final report now available on the BeBirmingham website

Twitter geo tagging
Twitter Changes To Geo-API – Tag Your Tweets With A Location

February #1

A New Issue of Ariadne (#62) is Now Available. See Democratising Archives and the Production of Knowledge

Digital Economy Bill
Orphan works: leading museums & libraries support online access
Times: Unlock collections for access to all

Ebooks, libraries
Mortgaging the future of universities the e-book package way

Freedom of Information
Out-law: how to appeal an ICO decision: new guidance published

Google book settlement
Open Book Alliance Responds to Google’s Request for an Amended Google Books Settlement Approval

What should news on iPad look like? Great interview with Guardian iPhone app designer

Mapping, OpenStreetMap
Guardian: Meet the Wikipedia of the mapping world
Google or Open StreetMap? Transparency slider control

New statistics about Social Networking, Mobile, and Internet Traffic
dana boyd publication list young people & social networking