Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> Is The UK Turning The Policing Of File-Sharing Over To The Copyright Cartel?
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| The UK released its "Digital Britain" report a couple of months ago, and it
>| was derided not just because it was very vague, but also because it caved to
>| the interests of the recording industry. The extent to which that's the case
>| is slightly staggering. The British government has now released some details
>| on part of the plan that would create a "Digital Rights Agency" -- a
>| government-backed industry body to tackle file-sharing.
And what happened to democracy? When did it die?
When we burn a Guy on the 5th of November and send up our fireworks,
perhaps we should also burn a scroll, in his hand, in the name of magna
carta, so that we can mourn both the saving of parliament, and the death
of our democracy.
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