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Copyright: Another IPO Consultation

David Lammy, Minister for Higher Education and Intellectual Property, has launched a wide-ranging consultation by the Intellectual Property Office on the future direction of copyright

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Copyright: Another IPO Consultation

David Lammy, Minister for Higher Education and Intellectual Property, has launched a wide-ranging consultation by the Intellectual Property Office on the future direction of copyright.

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File-sharing and ‘Bullying’

A major row has broken out about copyright enforcement – not usually a subject that generates much passion but even croquet can get violent. In the latest development, Which?, the consumer-focused publisher, and Davenport Lyons disagree about the propriety of the latter’s letters to alleged file-sharers – and that disagreement has got quite heated.

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File-sharing and ‘Bullying’

A major row has broken out about copyright enforcement – not usually a subject that generates much passion but even croquet can get violent. In the latest development, Which?, the consumer-focused publisher, and Davenport Lyons disagree about the propriety of the latter’s letters to alleged file-sharers – and that disagreement has got quite heated.

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New BSI Standards on Evidence and Admissibility of Electronic Information

BSI British Standards has published BS 10008, Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronic information – Specification. The standard sets out the requirements for the implementation and operation of electronic information management systems, including the storage and transfer of information, and addresses issues relating to authenticity and integrity of information.

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New Guide to Digital Investigations and Evidence

The Information Assurance Advisory Council has published a new guide, Director’s and Corporate Advisor’s Guide to Digital Investigations and Evidence. The guide is available for free as a download. Read an outline of the guide and access the download.

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Government Response to Data Sharing Review Report

The Information Commissioner is to be given tougher powers to regulate the Data Protection Act under proposals put forward by Justice Secretary Jack Straw on 24 November. The proposals are by way of response to the report of Professor Walport and Richard Thomas, the Information Commissioner.

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