Elect Green MPs to fight the Digital Economy Bill

19 April 2010

The Digital Economy Bill is deeply flawed and illiberal, says the Green Party. The Bill could lead to people being forcibly disconnected from the internet ... or your company's videos on YouTube being blocked.

Tens of thousands of concerned citizens have lobbied about the content of the legislation. Yet, parliament only debated the forty-two clauses of the Bill for 7 1/2 hours, say campaigners.

"This is another reason to elect Green MPs," said a party spokesperson today. "Any Green MPs will provide a rallying point for opposition to the Digital Economy Bill."

Watch this video, made by the Open Rights Group, in which Caroline Lucas outlines her opposition to the Digital Economy Bill:

 

 

Other resources:

- Find out how MPs voted on the Digital Economy Bill:
debillitated.heroku.com/

- Find out if a Green Party candidate is running in your constituency, and vote Green to show that you support our stance on the Digital Economy Bill:
www.greensarecoming.org.uk

- Read a speech given at a Digital Economy Bill rally by Tom Chance, the Green Party's speaker on IT and open source

- Take a look at our full policies on intellectual property:
policy.greenparty.org.uk

 


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