Presentation on theme: "DOMINIC McGONIGAL DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, PPL C.A.P.I. EUROPEAN FEDERATION “DIGITAL RENAISSANCE” 23 RD FEBRUARY 2010."— Presentation transcript:
DOMINIC McGONIGAL DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, PPL C.A.P.I. EUROPEAN FEDERATION “DIGITAL RENAISSANCE” 23 RD FEBRUARY 2010
JIM FORK’S BLOG… “…the album had made its way onto the Internet… eight and a half weeks before release…” “Some of us… just want to make the music we love and play it around the world without living in poverty” “…I don’t blame you, unless you leaked it, in which case I will KILL YOU”
DIGITAL ECONOMY BILL Creates framework for high speed broadband. Provides support for the creative industries by tackling online piracy.
TACKLING ONLINE PIRACY Regulated code between rightholders and ISPs. Notifications, then technical measures. Opportunity for appeal. Splits costs between rightholders and ISPs. Site-blocking and non-P2P piracy.
RORY CELLAN-JONES’ BLOG… Talktalk: “If you think someone has stolen something from you, take them to court”. Consumers Association: “Most innocent people if they get one of these letters will try to sort it out.” Consumers Association: “No problem with the second stage whereby ISPs would have to impose ‘technical sanctions’”.