MPs pass Digital Economy Bill
The Digital Economy Bill has been passed following its third reading in the House of Commons, after two hours of debate.
It was passed by 189 votes to 47 and has managed to keep the majority of its original clauses intact.
The controversial Bill seeks to curb online piracy, among several other major policies, all with the aim of stimulating the UKs digital economy. It has caused ripples across the technology world, most notably because of its proposals regarding the suspension of repeat filesharers internet connections and also the measures (formerly contained within clause 1 that would allow politicians to block pirate websites without primary legislation.
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