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Digital Economy Bill – web blocking

Friday, March 5th, 2010

There’s been quite a lot of activity in the Lib Dem blogosphere over the last couple of days about the decision by the Lib Dem Lords to propose an amendment to the Digital Economy Bill allowing injunctions requiring ISPs to block to particular websites.

You can read Tim Clement-Jones’s argument in favour of the proposals here, a response by Cory Doctorow here and a further response by 25 of the party’s PPCs on Lib Dem Voice.

IT policy discussion restarted

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

After quite a few years, a group has set itself up on ACT to discuss Lib Dem IT policy.

The group describes itself as:

Lib Dems for some decent IT Policy – open standards, decent project management, re-skilling local and national government in technology – less throwing cash at EDS et al, fair and good value tendering.

Interested? More at