UK: Parliament: Joint Human Rights Committee report: Legislative Scrutiny: Digital Economy Bill


Legislative Scrutiny: Digital Economy Bill (pdf). The Bill raises substantive issues:

"We do not believe that such a skeletal approach to powers which engage human rights is appropriate. There is potential for these powers to be applied in a disproportionate manner which could lead to a breach of internet users’ rights to respect for correspondence and freedom of expression...

Without a clear picture of the criteria for the imposition of technical measures it is difficult to reach a final conclusion on the fairness of the process for the imposition of technical measures."

 

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