UK government to increase jail sentences for online piracy to 10 years, the same as sexual assault and child cruelty
The UK government plans to increase the maximum prison sentence for those found guilty of online copyright infringement to 10 years, despite little support from the public.
Bad security: Apple is right to contest court order to create iPhone backdoor
The court order gained by the FBI to force Apple to create an encryption backdoor on the iPhone is just the latest example of legislators and judiciaries around the world being incapable of understanding the digital realm, and Apple is right to contest it.
The Sun & Daily Mail’s smear campaign against junior doctors is blatant copyright infringement
Under UK copyright law, there is a fair dealing exemption where the purpose of the infringement is for the reporting of current events, but this does not cover photographs and definitely not publishing a person’s private photographs in national newspapers to show that they take holidays on beaches like the rest of the population.
Theresa May’s plan to store web browsing tramples on privacy for little intelligence gain
UK Home Secretary Theresa May’s plans to give the police and security services more power to monitor people’s internet use without the need for a warrant further erodes the British public’s right to privacy for very little intelligence gain.