After all the U-turns by politicians, I got confused about how Three Strikes is developing. I think the current status is Mandelson trying to sneak it through as a Statutory Instrument and protect some of the most protectionist foreign interests ever seen. I’ve written to my MP to express my disagreement.
Andrew Heaney of TalkTalk has submitted a petition “to abolish the proposed law that will see alleged illegal filesharers disconnected from their broadband connections, without a fair trial”. It’s not worded brilliantly, but it covers the vital point – without a fair trial – so I think it’s still worth signing here. Thanks to Glyn Wintle for the updates on fsfe-uk.
Even more flamboyantly, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is calling on people to phone up and Stop the Pirate-Finder General!