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|UK Government To Review Web Site Blocking|
| 6:25 pm on Feb 1, 2011 (gmt 0)|
UK Government To Review Web Site Blocking [bbc.co.uk]
|The UK government has announced that it is to look again at plans to block websites that infringe copyright. |
The controversial measures formed part of its crackdown on net pirates, outlined in the Digital Economy Act (DEA).
The decision to review it follows a raft of complaints about the workablility of the legislation.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has now asked Ofcom to consider the viability of blocking certain websites.
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