Fight for the Right to…

Please sign the petition against the Digital Economy Bill:

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/dontdisconnectus/

While this act covers many things, from an Internet Service Provider perspective this will mean companies become obliged to actively snoop student traffic for things like copyright violation.

From a personal perspective, it empowers the government to punish you (and anyone with whom you might share a connection) without trial by permanently disconnecting your Internet connection based solely on record/movie industry allegations of copyright violation; there is a legal assumption of guilt. More info:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/nov/18/digital-economy-bill

http://www.dontdisconnect.us/

Author: Cris Bloomfield

Usually mountain biking in the North.

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