Harriet Harman: Coalition is 'dragging its feet' on Digital Economy Act

The DEA 2010 was passed through Parliament by the previous Labour government. It included provisions to warn individuals caught illegally downloading that they faced being cut off from their ISP - and to stop filesharing sites benefitting from Google Ads.

However, the Act has since been disputed in the courts by the likes of BT and TalkTalk, whilst Ofcom's guidelines on how the DEA would work in practice are yet to be published. The group said last year that 'three ...

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